5th edition

TWB® Start-Up Day

Microorganisms: the next frontier

3 February 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 within IAR (The French Bioeconomy cluster) community.

“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 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 (2 February 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 14 January, 2022. 
If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2022 February 3.

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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 14 January, 2022. If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2022 February 3.

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

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