The leading startup competition in the world of Composites & Advanced Materials, tailored to find and assess the best innovations.
Join Startup Booster
The JEC Composites Startup Booster is the leading startup competition in the world of Composites and Advanced Materials.
Launched in 2017, Startup Booster has been organized in three different regions (Europe, USA, and Asia) and has already fostered the emergence of 900+ innovative projects from 60+ countries, 100 finalists, and 28 winners, including FibreCoat, Arevo, Continuous Composites, CompPair, Fortify, and Vartega...
The competition is opened to entrepreneurs, SMEs, startups and academic spinoffs building innovative projects in the field of Composites & Advanced Materials.
Startup Booster competition categories include:
Products / Materials
Process, Manufacturing & Equipment
Startup Booster Asian Tour
Startups based in Asia and submitting to Startup Booster at JEC World 2024 will participate in a pre-selection round on November 27th 2023 in Seoul, Korea.
Applications for Startup Booster Asian Tour are now closed.
5 startups will be selected for the Startup Booster Asian Tour and they will pitch for 5 minutes (through a video recording) to a jury of experts and investors, and this will followed by 3 minutes of Q&A with the jury (live on site or remotely)
1 Winner will be selected by the jury and the winner will be automatically selected among the 20 finalists of Startup Booster at JEC World 2024 and will receive a financial prize of 2,000€.
The other finalists and any other startups based in Asia not selected in this pre-selection round will still be considered by for the final selection by the sponsors of the competition.
The 20 finalists will benefit from:
A Pitching Session in front of a jury of leading industry experts (including Airbus & Mercedes-Benz) and investors during JEC World 2024
Registrations to JEC World 2024
A space within the Startup Village of JEC World 2024 (with the possibility to showcase your innovation)
Online Visibility (website, press release, emailing, and social media)
A personal coaching for the pitch before the show
Direct access to the jury members and partners of Startup Booster
Your pitch session will be broadcast on JEC Composites WebTV
Out of the 20 finalists, 3 winners will be selected:
The 3 winners selected by the jury will get a 25,000€ package, including: