The 10 Start-ups shaking the Composites Industry at JEC World 2019

JEC World, March 12-14, 2019 – Paris Nord Villepinte, France

After the success of the two first editions, JEC World organizes the third edition of Startup Booster, the leading start-up competition in Composites, where ten startups will present their innovation in front of a jury of experts.


JEC Group launched Start-up Booster programme in 2017 to get closer to the startup world, to attract the new generation of composites entrepreneurs and put them at the forefront of the industry.

The program gives the floor to 10 start-ups, each of them having five minutes to present their innovation, on March 12, 2019, from 10.30 AM in Agora Stage (Hall 5) in front of a jury of experts from the composites industry.

These 10 start-ups  will  be  also  showcasing  within  the  Start-up  Booster  Village,  during  the three days, and will benefit from a dedicated program, including workshops with Startup Booster Main Innovation partners’ Airbus & Daimler, and Innovation partner’s Altair.

“Daimler being one of the main Innovation Partner of the Start-up Booster, we are looking for innovations, in particular sustainable technologies and processes”, said Dr. Karl-Heinz FUELLER, Responsible for material innovations and BIW concept development, Daimler AG.

“As a main Innovation Partner of the Start-up Booster competition we get fantastic direct engagement with the innovators who are defining solutions for the future”, said Jelle BLOEMHOF, Head of Manufacturing Technologies of Composite at Airbus.

Members of the 2019 jury:

•             Jelle BLOEMHOF, Head of Manufacturing Technologies of Composite, Airbus

•             Karl-Heinz FUELLER, Responsible for material innovations and BIW concept development, Daimler AG

•             Jeffrey WOLLSCHLAGER, Senior Director – Composites Technology, Altair Engineering

•             Renaud POULARD, Partner, Omnes Capital

•             Raphael SURUN, Head of Composites Department, Beneteau Group

Learn more about the finalists: www.jec-world.events/program/startup-booster/

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