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JEC Forum Chicago: 10 Startup Booster Finalists revealed

21 May 2019
JEC Startup Booster recognizes the most dynamic international start-ups, offering new composites innovations and solutions and provides those competing with an opportunity to meet and pitch their projects to relevant investors, industry leaders, analysts and other key influencers.

 

STARTUP BOOSTER KEY FIGURES

  • 1st edition in North America

  • 42 presented projects

  • 9 countries
  • 5 jury members

 

JEC Startup Booster recognizes the most dynamic international start-ups, offering new composites innovations and solutions and provides those competing with an opportunity to meet and pitch their projects to relevant investors, industry leaders, analysts and other key influencers.

The JEC Forum Chicago programme will give the floor to ten start-ups, each of them having five minutes to present their innovation in front of the following jury of experts from the Composites industry, on June 20 at 9:30 in the Networking Lounge:

  • Ed BERNARDON, VP, Strategic Automotive Initiatives, Siemens
  • Mark HOBBS, Head of Structural Engineering, Premier Composite Technologies
  • John HOPKINS, CEO, IACMI
  • Matt JONES, Managing Director North America, Solvay Ventures
  • Luca RIZZOTTI, Key Account Director, Architecture, Persico

 

 

Save the date for the pitching sessions and the awards ceremony
June 20 - 9:30am to 11:45am @JEC Forum Chicago

 

For more information on the JEC Startup Booster, visit the website www.jec-chicago.events

 

The 10 Startup Finalists

JEC Forum Chicago: Startup Booster Finalists

 

Visolis Bio (USA)

Visolis combines advanced bioengineering with chemical processing to provide sustainable, carbon-negative materials. The company integrates innovations in synthetic biology, chemical catalysis and process scale-up to enable new bio-based manufacturing platforms.

Vartega (USA)

Vartega is a recycler of advanced materials – specifically strong and lightweight carbon fiber.

Weav3D (USA)

WEAV3D Inc. has developed a patent-pending, high-volume, continuous composite forming process that forms woven composite lattices from unidirectional, fiber-reinforced tapes.

Mallinda (USA)

Mallinda is developing composite materials to enable high volume production of composite parts. Mallinda makes thermoset prepreg laminates that are pre-cured and indefinitely shelf stable under ambient conditions.

Multimechanics (USA)

MultiMechanics has developed TRUE Multiscale technology, a proprietary data compression algorithm that speeds up the analysis time of FE^2 by 1,000x.

Continuous Composites (USA)

Continuous Composites is a rapidly growing tech startup in the heart of Northern Idaho, developing their patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D™) technology.

Cortex Composites (USA)

Cortex GCCM represents a new category of construction material--Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs)--which is a cost-competitive and less resource-intensive alternative to traditional ready-mixed concrete and shotcrete.

GAS Composites (Brazil)

GAS Composites is a startup headquartered in Taquara, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. GAS Composites contributes to the improvement of people's lives and also diffuses composite materials for thousands of people by offering products made of composite materials and distributed through the shared economy.

Airbond (USA)

AIRBOND aims to manufacture customizable through-thickness permeable prepreg. Our patent pending innovation will make it easier, faster, and less expensive to produce high-quality composite structures.

NanoArchitech (USA)

NanoArchitech,Inc is a Silicon Valley nanocomposite company with a global agenda to provide resilient and sustainable building materials and systems globally.

 

Save the date for the Asian selection
@JEC Asia 2019, November 13-15, Seoul, South Korea

 

About JEC Group

JEC Group is the world’s leading company dedicated entirely to the development of information and business connections channels and platforms supporting the growth and promotion of the composite materials industry. Publisher of the JEC Composites Magazine - the industry’s reference magazine, JEC Group drives global innovation programs and organizes several events in the world, including JEC World (the foremost and world-leading international exhibition dedicated to composite materials and their applications), which takes place every March in Paris. www.jeccomposites.com

 

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