CONFERENCES
& PROGRAMS

Conferences and programs - JEC Forum Italy

Get inspired by our
program featuring

  •  Keynote speeches
  •  Conferences by Assocompositi
  •  Composites Exchange run by suppliers
  •  The JEC Composites Startup Booster competition

CONFERENCES PROGRAM

The 2025 Conferences Program, which will be organized by Assocompositi will be available 6 months prior to the event. In the meantime, we invite you to take a look at the 2023 program in our event’s guide.

STARTUP BOOSTER

Startup Booster is the leading startup competition in the world of Composite & Advanced Materials. The next edition of Startup Booster will take place during JEC Forum Italy on June 11-12, 2025 in Cernobbio, Lake Como (Italy).

2023 WINNER

2023 FINALISTS

2023 Jury

Stefano CORVAGLIA

R&D Manager
and IP Manager

Alessia GENNARO

Investment
Analyst
Attilio Masini

Attilio MASINI

R&D Composites Materials & Technologies CenterO
Fabrizio ERRICHIELLO

Fabrizio ERRICHIELLO

R&D Engineer – Research PM

Paolo TARCHIONI

Group Chief Innovation, CSR & Quality Officer

Launched in 2017, Startup Booster has been organized in three different regions (Europe, USA and Asia) and has already fostered the emergence of 700+ innovative projects from 60+ countries, 80 finalists and 25 winners, including Arevo, Continuous Composites, FibreCoat, Fortify and Vartega.

Open to entrepreneurs, SMEs, startups and academic spinoffs building innovative composite and advanced materials projects, based in Italy.

Startup Booster competition categories include:

  •  Materials & Products
  •  Process, Manufacturing & Equipment

5 Startups will be selected to participate in JEC Forum Italy 2023 on June 6-7, in Bologna (Italy), to pitch in front of a jury composed of industry experts and materials investors (jury to be announced soon).

The 5 startups will benefit from:

  •  A Pitching Session in front of a jury of leading industry experts and materials investors during JEC Forum Italy 2023 (5’ elevator pitch + 3’ Q&A with the jury)
  •  2 Registrations and a booth at JEC Forum Italy 202
  •  Online Visibility through a dedicated communication plan (website, press release, emailing and social media)
  •  A personal coaching for the pitch before the show
  •  A direct access to the jury members
  •  Registrations to JEC World 2024 in Paris (5-7 March 2024)

Out of the 5 finalists, 1 winner will be selected by the jury of the competition.

The winner will be directly qualified for the final of Startup Booster at JEC World 2024 (among the 20 finalists), will be featured in the Startup Village of JEC World 2024 and will pitch in front of the main sponsors of the competition (Airbus, Mercedes-Benz, Owens Corning, and Mitsubishi).