Finance & Brokerage Event - Milan


Milan, 10-11 April 2018

BioLinX Finance Academy

After the two successful editions in the Netherlands and Sweden, the BioLinX Finance Academy goes to Italy.

Event flyer, click to enlarge

April 10th, companies will gain access to a free coaching session on ‘VC-pitching’ where experienced coaches from relevant industry areas will work very pragmatically with the presenters to prepare them for their participation in the Finance Academy on the following day.

Benefits from the coaching session:
•    Guidance on how to meet strategic partners and potential investors’ expectations;
•    Participants receive guidance on their presentations and propositions compared with those of other participants;
•    Highlighting the strengths and weaknesses which needed to be addressed and improved.
April 11th, the event will bring together highly promising entrepreneurs and active international and regional investors seeking investment and partnerships. Companies will have 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 will be reviewed by the Expert Jury composed of relevant key industry players based on the project’s business potential, technology merit, competitive position, investment interest and team experience. 

Please note: registration for the Finance Academy closes on March 23rd!!

BioLinX Brokerage Event, April 11th

Federchimica - the Italian Federation of Chemical Industries – is proud to invite you to the BioLinX's brokerage event focusing on promising Bio-Economy value chains and innovative initiatives exploiting industrial biotechnologies, bio-sourcing raw materials and/or bio-transforming products, while promoting sustainable behavioral practices and virtuous cycles such as recycling.

The workshop, which will be organized in partnership with relevant Federchimica's sectoral Associations with regards to those innovative trends and developments, will be articulated in sessions representing specific value chains such as Cosmetics, Detergents and Cleaning Products, Industrial Biotech Companies and Ingredients' Producers for Food as well as for almost all Manufacturing Sectors.

For who to contact for more information on the two events and for registration please refer to those tabs

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Details will follow shortly

Milan, Italy.
Venue to be announced shortly.

Organizing partners of this event are:

BioLinX Consortium:
Tech Tour/Europe Unlimited
SC Sviluppo chimica spa

The Brokerage workshop will be organized in partnership with relevant Federchimica sectoral Associations:

Federchimica AISPEC
Chemical industry national union – National association of fine chemistry, specialties

Federchimica ASSOBIOTEC
The Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology, represents approximately 130 businesses and science and technology parks, which operate in Italy in various fields where biotechnology is used: health, agriculture, the environment and industrial processes.

The Italian Man-made and Synthetic Fibres Association, which is a sector association of Federchimica, represents companies producing artificial and synthetic fibers.

Cosmetica Italia is the Association representing companies that are part of the Italian cosmetics system



To be announced

Finance Academy Milan, 10 & 11 April 2018

Below please find registration and participation details, depending on your profile:

Finance Academy
Presenting Company

Finance Academy
Expert Jury & Coaches

Registration deadline:
23 March 2018 
Registration deadline:
23 March 2018
  • Half-day coaching session at the Finance Academy to improve pitch
  • Presenting opportunity before investors
  • Networking with investors, consultants, researchers and industry experts
  • Visibility on the event website and in the conference binder
  • Networking dinner
  • Access to the business profiles of presenting startups
  • Networking with dynamic entrepreneurs, venture capitalists
    and industry experts in your field
  • Visibility on the event website and in the conference binder
  • Networking dinner

Who can participate:
Innovative SMEs or innovation owners active in
the bio-based industry located in Europe
(preferably agro/agrowaste/lignocellulose)

Who can participate:
International and regional investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships with a focus on feedstock, process and product (based on agro & forestry residues) , industry experts & consultants



For more information on registration, please contact I
Iuliia Skorykova or
Monica Toboiu

For more information on registration, please contact
Iuliia Skorykova or
Monica Toboiu

Brokerage Event

Registration deadline:
29 September 2017

Attendance to day programme             

Brokerage pitches

Coffee breaks and lunch        

  • Networking Dinner
For more information on registration, please contact
Jonas Joelsson 




For more information about the finance event and registration please contact:
Iuliia Skorykova
Monica Toboiu

For more information on the Brokerage day, get in touch with SC Svilippo chimica's Paolo Manes via