3rd edition

TWB® Start-Up Day

“Bioproduction for sustainability”

6 February 2020 – Toulouse, France


The 3rd edition of TWB® START-UP DAY “Bioproduction for Sustainability”, organised by Toulouse White Biotechnology, will be held on 6 February 2020 in Toulouse, France. This event is dedicated to start-uppers desiring to develop their activity, to investors looking for new operations and to any European actor in industrial biotechnology. The previous editions brought together nearly 200 attendees from more than 10 countries with some 40 start-up companies.

The day will be divided into keynotes, brief notes, roundtable and long networking times to build partnerships with the international key players and experts of the biotech start-up business ecosytem.

This event will also host a pitch contest “Pitch me your biotech start-up!”: start-uppers will pitch in front of biotech investors and industry executives to win a prize comprising a dedicated access to TWB’s technical platforms with a great high level scientific support, valued €50K.

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For this 3rd edition, TWB® START-UP DAY “Bioproduction for Sustainability” will gather almost 250 start-uppers, investors, actors in industrial biotechnology for incredible talks around four major questions:

  • Which markets for a more sustainable world?
  • Investing in sustainability: what does it mean?
  • Technologies and sustainability: explore uncharted territories?
  • How to keep sustainability at the heart of start-up development?


“Pitch me your biotech start-up!” is a unique award to celebrate excellence in industrial biotech and have the chance to win €50,000 of services on TWB platforms.
If you are a European industrial biotech start-up of 5 years old or less, answer the questionnaire and send your Executive Summary before midnight CET 13 January, 2020.
If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 6 February 2020.

More information on the contest rules.

Contest registration


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Toulouse Business School (TBS)
20 boulevard Lascrosses
31068 Toulouse

Business district: Compans-Caffarelli
Metro station: Compans-Caffarelli
Bus shuttle service from/to Toulouse-Blagnac airport

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