Corporate Update

Announcement of JEC Composites Startup Booster 2023 Winners

Published: April 28, 2023

JEC Composites Startup Booster has quickly established itself as a global standard for entrepreneurship in the composites sector. After an application process, 20 entrepreneurs per year are chosen to join JEC World stage and present their ground-breaking composite material projects to a panel of judges.

The contest offers a special chance for the competing startups and the JEC World audience from across the world to network, find inspiration, and promote commercial cooperation. On April 25 there were two highly anticipated pitch sessions, and the jury has chosen three winners:

promoting inspiration and networking in the composites industry

The competition, which debuted in 2017 and is run across three continents (Europe, the USA, and Asia), has already encouraged50+ nations, 500+ unique projects, 80 finalists, and 30 winners, including Arevo, Continuous Composites, ComPair, Fortify, and Vartega.

This challenge is a tremendous opportunity for everyone involved, including the finalists, jury, partners, and the global JEC World audience. The award winners will gain visibility and connections with important decision-makers.

Major manufacturers and investors were represented on the jury that deliberated on April 26:

Turlough MCMAHON is an Airbus composite industrial technician.

  • Karl-Heinz FUELLER, Mercedes-Benz Manager of Future Outside & Materials
  • Christer LARSSON, Founding Partner of The Impact Fellowship; Raphael SALAPETE, R&T Plan Manager, Ariane Group
  • Chris SKINNER, Owens Corning’s vice president of strategic marketing


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