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3 days in-person. 3 days virtually.
October 24–26, 2022 | Leipzig, GermanyNovember 2–4, 2022 | Virtual

3 days in-person. 3 days virtually.
October 24–26, 2022 | Leipzig, Germany,
November 2–4, 2022 | Virtual


This exciting competition offers innovative entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their company at BIO-Europe 2022

Deadline to apply: Friday, September 16th


Selected companies will have the opportunity to make a 4-minute pitch and participate in a live feedback session with a jury of leading investors, pharma dealmakers, and biotech business key opinion leaders who will evaluate the pitches and select the winner onsite in Leipzig, Germany.

Pitching Benefits

  • Visibility: Generate interest among the global life science audience attending BIO-Europe 2022
  • Complimentary registration: Access BIO-Europe's one-to-one meetings facilitated by partneringONE®, recorded content, live program sessions, and virtual networking opportunities.

Winners will receive

Startup Spotlight Winner — Selected by judges

  • A complimentary registration to attend a future EBD event.

Audience Choice Winner — Selected by attendees

  • Recognition through social media post.

Pitching Criteria

Applications can be submitted by companies that meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Company created in the past three years, or innovation incubated within a company for a maximum of three years
  • Developing new therapeutic solutions, technology and digital platforms
  • Aggregate funding of €10 million or less
  • Company with less than 20 employees