5th edition

TWB® Start-Up Day

Microorganisms: the next frontier

21 June 2022 – Toulouse (France)

TWB Awards 2022: Biotech start-ups contests

The event hosts two pitch contests!

“FAST TRACK IT!” is a unique award to accelerate the development of a start-up!
A pitch contest evaluating the more pertinent industrial biotech project will reward a talented start upper by offering technical services on TWB platforms valued at €50,000 as well as participation opportunities with Bioeconomy For Change & Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation.

“GO FOR IT!” is a award to support the creation of a start-up!
A pitch contest evaluating the more promising industrial biotech idea, research or innovation will reward a talented entrepreneur by offering mentoring services, equivalent to four days, provided by TWB and its ecosystem as well as Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation, The French Tech Toulouse and ShakeUpFactory.

NEW! What’s in it for all the applicants?

The day before the 5th edition of TWB® START-UP DAY (20 June 2022) will be dedicated to start-uppers and entrepreneurs who apply: exclusive visit of TWB new premises & exchange opportunities with TWB business and scientific experts, CEO from start-ups, speakers, sponsors & partners of the event.

What’s in it for pre-selectioned startuppers and entrepreneurs?

  • Networking & Visibility during the event TWB® START-UP DAY
  • Opportunities to engage with corporations and investors
  • Association to TWB press release concerning the event
  • Communication on TWB website, Twitter and LinkedIn

How to apply ?

  • For “Fast track it”

If you are a European* industrial biotech start-up of 8 years old or less, with a TRL less than or equal to 6, answer the questionnaire and send your Executive Summary before midnight CET 27 May, 2022. 
If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2022 June 21.

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    • For “Go for it”

    If you are a European* industrial biotech entrepreneur having a start-up in progress or project of creation with a TRL less than or equal to 3, answer the questionnaire before midnight CET 27 May, 2022. If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2022 June 21.

    *The company must be from a state member of the European Union or others European countries or European neighborhood countries.

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