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BioVale pitch fest

Accelerating entrepreneurial innovation is at the heart of building a circular bioeconomy. If you are an entrepreneur or a start-up in the bioeconomy, we can help you develop and commercialise your product or process.

Investment opportunities

Let us introduce you to our contacts with investors and technology scouts or why not take part in one of our pitchfest opportunities?

Supply chain introductions 

We can introduce you to researchers, businesses, funders and investors operating at each stage of the supply chain across our region as well as in Europe, through our links with European bioeconomy clusters.

Specialised training

We develop and deliver specialised business training programmes for bio-based entrepreneurs that include:

  • live pitches to a panel of investors with interests in the sector
  • individual mentoring sessions with successful business leaders
  • peer-to-peer learning and networking with other bio-based companies
  • masterclasses from experts in finance, regulation, IP, risk and opportunity

Examples include our Biocamps – week-long intensive training and mentoring – as well as shorter one or two-day courses, such as those  we have delivered for the THYME project, N8-agri-food and the High Value Biorenewables network.

Business assists

BioVale can provide your bio-based SME or start up with funded-support through the ERDF-funded business assist scheme of the BDC.  This could be advice on your communications, support to develop your business pitch, signposting to grants or event organisation.

If we have already supported your business and you would like to display our ‘Supported by BioVale’ logo in your communications please get in touch, on social media you can tag us on Twitter and LinkedIn.  By displaying and promoting this logo it will help us promote our work and in turn we can share what you’ve been doing on our communication channels and with our members.

Contact us to find out how we can help you commercialise your bio-based business idea.