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Startup Booster Edition #2

The Competition tailored to source and inspire innovations in the composites field


You want to grow your business with the key players of the Composite Industry and the OEM?

Join Startup Booster


A program designed to source & to filter innovations in the composites field.

You are an entrepreneur with an innovative project, a SME, a Startup - including academic spinoffs.

You want to meet the world leaders in the composites industry to bring you to the next level.

Your project is in the following categories:


  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Digitalization/Industry 4.0 

Materials & Products:

  • New composites materials including hybrid materials, bio-sourcing and intelligent composites
  • New applications and markets for composites


10 startups will be selected to pitch in front of a jury of experts and leading industry players at JEC World. They will also benefit from :

  • A presence on the Startup Village booth
  • A large communication plan: JEC Group Media + 5 700 targeted journalists + 1 500 international trade magazines
  • A personal coaching for your executive pitch before the show
  • A direct access to the jury members and the main innovation partners teams from Airbus and Daimler
  • Mentoring sessions during the show with industry experts


3 Winners will be announced at the show after the pitch session and will get the following additional advantages:

  • 3 500€ financial price each
  • A fully equipped booth at JEC World 2019 (Value: 10,000€)
  • An advertising page in the JEC World PREVIEW magazine, sent to over 80K contacts (Value: 2,800€) 
  • 4 full invitation packages for JEC World 2019, including the 3-day conference courses (Value: 1,600€)
  • Selection will be made by JEC in cooperation with the main Innovation Partners, including AIRBUS and DAIMLER


The Startups that are not selected will all be invited to JEC World 2018 with an unlimited access to the Startup Village Program: meet the jury sessions, mentoring sessions, networking activities with key industry players… The whole program will be communicated by November 2017.

Don’t miss this unique business opportunity, apply now.


Your agenda:

  • Opening of the submissions: July 5th 2017
  • Submissions deadline: December 15th 2017
  • Announcement of the 10 selected startups by January 8th 2018
  • The show: 6 – 7 – 8 March 2018, Paris Nord Villepinte


The winners in 2017: Startup Booster 2017 Press Release


Main Innovation Partners

Airbus Daimler


Industry Partner






Coaching Partner






Innovation & Research Partners




Fédération de la plasturgie


Recruitment Partners

Alliance Industrie du Futur


Agence Régionale de l'Innovation Picardie



BPI France

Carnot Filières Manufacturing

Composite Recycling Technology Center



Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe



MAI Carbon


National Composites Center Japan


Publishing House - Composite World






Ulnanotech UNCM
US Commercial Service