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Startup competition

A unique competition that insures maximum exposure and business opportunities


Every participant will benefit from:

  • A coaching from Starburst Accelerator and xC Consultants to learn how to pitch
  • An international exposure
  • Unparalleled business opportunities with pre-arranged B2B meetings
  • The STARTUP AWARD winners will bring home a cash price up to SGD 15,000


The Startup competition will consist of 3 steps

Step 1: The Selection

Up to 12 startups will be selected based on strict tangible criteria:

  • The Product and/or solutions for the Composites Industry
  • The Innovative Business Model
  • Market attractiveness and Business potentials


Step 2: The Visibility at the Show

The finalists will be presented on the Startup Village at  JEC Asia and will be given the chance to showcase their innovation to all attendees during the 3 days of the event.


Step 3: Pitch Sessions

On November 15, all the startups will pitch (10 minutes each) their innovation in front of a jury of experts who will award 3 champions.


The Jury:

  • Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President & CEO
  • Prof. Klaus Drechsler, Director of the Technical University of Munich (TUM)
  • Mr. Alexander Mager,  Managing Director Ludwig- Bölkow Campus (LBC)
  • Dr. Wolfgang Schoder, CEO AIRBUS HELICOPTERS Deutschland GmbH
  • Dr Peter Middendorf, Institut für Flugzeugbau (IFB)
  • Mr. Peng He, Managing Director, KDX
  • Dr Florian Dötzer, Managing Director CCS


Applications are open to startups in need of a booster to reach the next level, seeking either:

  • Business partners
  • Investment and Funding
  • Industrial partners


Register now

Closing date for applications: October 31, 2016

More information about the Startup Competition, please contact:
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