Business Development Day

 

EVENT TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 28/29th, 2016

Yearly Business Development Day of the Biobased Delta. Meet approx 100 SMEs and professionals in the field of Biobased Economy, Business, Finance & International Networking

Pre-events September 28th, 2016: Finance Academy

The Finance Academy: selected companies will gain access to a free coaching session on ‘VC-pitching’ during the pre-event. In addition, and on the Business Development Day these companies will be given a unique opportunity to present their business projects and to network with the audience of experts in innovation, Business Angels, Venture Capitalists, Corporate and Institutional investors and peers. All the presenting projects are reviewed by an expert jury composed of relevant key industry players and based on the following criteria: Business potential, Team experience, Product/Technological merit, Competitive position, Investment or Partnering interest and Presentation quality. 

More info for requesting a seat at the Finance Academy, please contact see tab "Programme"

Location: Green Chemistry Campus, Plasticslaan 1, Bergen op Zoom

Networking dinner

Networking dinner is on invite and offers you a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with the regional partners of the Biobased Delta, SMEs that participated in the Finance Academy and the international network of the Biobased Delta. To request a seat at the networking dinner, please contact d.vanderpas@rewin.nl. The dinner will be held at Gebouw-T a pop venue!

Location: Gebouw-T, WILHELMINAVELD 96, BERGEN OP ZOOM

September 29th, 2016: 7th Biobased Delta Business Development Day

A full day of networking, parallel sessions and information gathering! The programme is still under construction, but the outline is as follows:

Parallel 1: Putting the Finance Academy to reality: SMEs give a public pitch on their company

Parallel 2: Gaining insight in Public Funding: an overview of the grant landscape, from local, to regional, to international

Parallel 3: Afternoon session Brokerage: linking the regional clusters of Biobased Delta to the international network.

Parallel 4: Networking market: get acquainted with the various initiatives, (inter)national partners, funding possibilities and entrepreneurs. Companies get an opportunity to give a Business-2-Business pitch.

Location: City Palace Markiezenhof, Steenbergestraat 8, Bergen op Zoom

 

 

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016

EVENT TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 28/29th, 2016

Impression Pre-event September 28th, 2016: Finance Academy

Impression Pre-event September 28th, 2016: Networking dinner

Impression September 29th, 2016: 7th Biobased Delta Business Development Day

Mr Petter, mayor of Bergen op Zoom, opening the Biobased Delta Business Development Day and an inspiring information market

Continuation of the Finance Academy, selling the pitch!

Cluster meetings, workshops and getting inspiration from the information market

Panel discussion on the role for the Government and continuous unplanned meetings

Continuous meetings and partnering

Presentations from collaborating projects and many more (see also 'speakers' tab)

Ms. Essaidi, artist, inventor and entrepreneur in search of serendipity and developing the bullit proof skin and plastics from cow manure

Pre-event September 28th, 2016: Finance Academy

The Finance Academy: starts in the afternoon at 13.00hrs and will end at 18.00hrs

The registration for the Finance Academy is open to:

-        entrepreneurs active in the bioeconomy sector based in Europe (preferably agro/agrowaste/lignocel)

-        international and regional investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships

In order to apply, please register and fill in a profile on the event website before 30th August 2016, including your project description, and upload a presentation. A profile gives you online visibility before and after the event and will be printed in the event’s binder distributed to all participants. In addition, the profile gives the organizers the possibility of searching for interesting financial parties. After the selection process you will be notified whether your company has qualified.

Agenda pre-event: Finance Academy

Time

Item

13.00 – 13.30

Registration, sandwiches and coffee

13.30 – 13.45

Welcome & introduction

13.45 – 14.15

First try-out on 1-minute elevator pitches

14.15 – 15.45

Two parallel sessions on:

Coaching & feedback from professionals

15.45 – 16.15

Coffee break

16.15 – 17:00

Training: The importance of IP to an investor!

17:00 – 17:30

Wrap-up

17.30 – 18.00

Transport to hotel / international networking dinner

 

Pre-event September 28th, 2016: Networking dinner

Starts early evening and ends around 21.00hrs so you can have a fresh start at the Biobased Delta Business Development Day

Agenda pre-event: International Networking Dinner

Time

Item

18.00 – 21.00

Walking dinner in an inspiring environment. Get to see the Biobased Art collection!

 

September 29th, 2016: 7th Biobased Delta Business development day

Starts at 09.00hrs and will be a full day (17.30hrs)

Agenda: Biobased Delta Business Development Day

Time

Item

08.30 – 09.00

Registration and coffee

09.00 – 09.30

Word of welcome by the mayor of the municipality of Bergen op Zoom and the director of Biobased Delta

09.30 – 12.30
(parallel session)

Parallel 1: Finance Academy: pitch for a commission of experts from industry and finance

Parallel 2: Highlights of Biobased Delta, get insights in Sugar Delta, Redefinery, SME cluster approach, Application Centers, Centre of Expertise / Innovative Craftmenship, locations as Green Chemistry Campus, Nieuw Prinsenland and Port of Moerdijk, Bio Base Europe Training Center, International projects …

Parallel 3: Regional cluster meetings (on invite only) on packaging, natural fibres, coatings, colors, building materials, knowledge circle and Biorizon. Cluster managers are available throughout the afternoon for discussion

Parallel 4: Open innovation market, find relevant project, find funding for projects, meet potential partners, meet SMEs, see (new) products. Want to showcase a product? Please email: d.vanderpas@rewin.nl

Need a break?: Have a coffee at the cafe, use the WIFI, have a private chat in the museum cafe.

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch, mix & mingle at the open innovation market

13.15 – 14.00

Hurdle to solution: biobased purchasing by the government

14.15 – 16.15
(parallel session)

Parallel 1: Finance Academy: pitch for a commission of experts from industry and finance

Parallel 2: Brokerage & making use of (vouchers & support) from projects as BioBase4SME, BioLinX, BIK, SuperBio, Link2Innovate, Crossroads 2.0, … Present your (idea for a) project!

Parallel 3: Obtain public finance, get insight in the opportunities from regional to EU grant schemes

Parallel 4: Open innovation market continued, meet the regional cluster managers. Want to showcase a product? Please email: d.vanderpas@rewin.nl

Need a break?: Have a coffee at the cafe, use the WIFI, have a private chat in the museum cafe.

16.15 – 16.30

Finance Academy: The Winner’s Pitch

16.30 – 17.15

ART & Biobased by Jalila Essaidi

17.15 – 17.45

Thank you & Farewell drinks

 

 

EVENT TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 28/29th, 2016

Venue for the Finance Academy (28th september): Green Chemistry Campus, Plasticslaan 1, Bergen op Zoom. The Green Chemistry Campus is located at the site of SABIC Bergen op Zoom.

 

Venue for the International Networking Dinner (28th september): Gebouw-T, WILHELMINAVELD 96, BERGEN OP ZOOM. Gebouw-T is a regional pop venue with an ambition to become the most sustainable pop venue of The Netherlands.

Venue for the Biobased Delta Business Development Day  (29th september): Markiezenhof, Steenbergsestraat 8, 4611 TE Bergen op Zoom. Markiezenhof is the city Palace of Bergen op Zoom, a beautiful late gothic palace.

 

 

EVENT TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 28/29th, 2016

Biobased Delta

Interreg NWE: Biobase4SME

OP-ZUID: BIK

H2020: BioLinX

Register to this event here. You will access the registration form of BioLinX Partnering System. In step 3 of this registration process, please confirm your participation to this event.

EVENT TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 28/29th, 2016

More information: d.vanderpas@rewin.nl