29.11.2022, 08:00 Uhr - 30.11.2022, 18:00 Uhr

Augsburg / Deutschland


The JEC Forum DACH is an annual event organised by JEC Group, gathering the composite materials community from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The event, introduced in 2021, is rotating every year in different cities of the DACH region, to promote the regional ecosystem of composites and enable closer connections with the local companies, research & development centers and applications sectors industries.

Organized for the first time in 2021 in Frankfurt, the 2022 JEC Forum DACH will be held at the Messe Augsburg from November 29 to 30. The Augsburg region is hosting major such as Airbus Helicopters, DLR, FAURECIA CLEAN MOBILITY, Fraunhofer ICGV, HRC Hengrui Group, KUKA Industries GmbH, MAI Carbon Composites United e. V., MT Aerospace AG, Premium AEROTEC GmbH, Siemens AG and SGL Technologies GmbH.

The event focuses on three pillars:

  • BUSINESS MEETINGS: The digital platform available to all participants before the event enables to schedule one to one business meetings between buyers and suppliers from the whole value chain of composites, as well as informal networking during breaks, lunches and evening event.
  • CONFERENCES: The program includes workshops from suppliers, enabling them to present their products and solutions to the attendees, as well as business conferences and market perspectives presented by the AVK
  • INNOVATION: The prestigious AVK Awards will highlight the latest innovations of the year and the JEC Composites Startup Booster competition will designate the best startups of the DACH Region

You can find more information and the program here: JEC Forum DACH 2022

JEC Composites Startup Booster

Startup Booster is the leading startup competition in the world of Composite & Advanced Materials. The next ediion of Startup Booster will take place during JEC Forum DACH on November 29-30, 2022 in Augsburg (Germany). Startups can apply before Oct 2.

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 Germany, Austria or Switzerland (DACH).

Startup Booster competition categories include:

  • Material & Products
  • Process, Manufacturing & Equipment

5 Startups will be selected to participate in JEC FORUM DACH 2022 on November 29 & 30 in Augsburg (Germany), to pitch in front of a jury composed of industry experts and materials investors (jury to be announced soon). Out of the 5 finalists, 1 winner will be selected by the jury of the competition.

The 5 startups will benefit from:

  • A Pitching Session in front of a jury of leading industry experts and materials investors during JEC Forum DACH 2022 (5’ elevator pitch + 3’ Q&A with the jury)
  • 2 Registrations to JEC Forum DACH 2022
  • A booth at JEC Forum DACH 2022
  • 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 2023 in Paris (25-27 April 2023)

Apply now!