PITCH!!! Your IDEA for the BioEconomy Region 2017

Germany aims to transform its economy away from fossil fuels and resources towards an economy based on high shares of sustainably used renewable resources. The UFZ and DBFZ is looking for your ideas, concepts or business models enabling them to practically implement this transformation on the local, regional or national level.

What’s in for you?

As a finalist you will receive an exclusive pitch training in preparation of the event and will be eligible for complementary professional support in visualizing your pitch or other marketing material. You will have the chance to pitch and discuss your idea during the “UFZ Final Workshop BioEconomy 2017: How to manage BioEconomy Regions?” and network with start-up supporters, industry leaders, policy makers and scientists in the field of bioeconomy.

How does it work?

1. SEND YOUR IDEA (Deadline Feb 15, 2017)
Please briefly describe your idea using the online submission tool (see form below). The description should not exceed 2,000 characters and answer the following questions:

  • What is the origin/motivation of your idea?

  • What is your idea and why is it special and/or creative?

  • How far did you get with implementing it?

  • What are the next steps?

To support you description you may upload a pitch deck, pictures or other supporting material max 5 MB.


2. SELECTION & NOMINATION (until Feb 22, 2017)
From all submissions, those will be selected, who are going to be invited for the workshop BioEconomy 2017 and are eligible for the pitch training.

The finalist will have the opportunity to join a exclusive pitch training with professional and experienced coaches. During the training you will be thoroughly prepared on how to put a spotlight on your idea and present it to a large audience.

4. THE PITCH & NETWORKING (March 16, 2017)
The big moment for your idea: On stage you have the chance to pitch your idea to a wide range of bioeconomy specialists and start-up supporters at the BioEconomy 2017 evening networking event.


Ronny Kittler
Phone: +49 (0)341 2434 470
E-Mail: pitch@dbfz.de

Further information & Application: www.ufz.de/pitch

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