4th edition – Full digital

TWB® Start-Up Day

“Industrial biotechnology: What are we up to?”

2 & 3 February 2021

TWB Awards 2021: Biotech start-ups contests

NEW! The event will now host 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.

What’s in it for start-ups?

  • 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 21 January, 2021. 
If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2021 February 2nd.

More information on the contest rules

  • For “Go for it”

If you are a European* industrial biotech start-up in progress or project of creation with a TRL less than or equal to 3, answer the questionnaire before midnight CET 21 January, 2021. If you are selected, you will pitch during 5 minutes and will answer questions right after on 2021 February 3rd.

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

More information on the contest rules

Apply for “Fast track it!”  Apply for “Go for it!” 

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