Raw Materials Programme
Are you a startup from Europe developing tech solutions in the materials industry?
Solve your liquidity issues, exchange contacts, secure growth, and investment by working together with 15 peers and active investors in our online collaborative program. The program includes a series of online sessions and a 2-day live event that would take place in Berlin, Germany between 23rd & 24th of September 2020.
Are you ready to show up and make a difference?
NB! Whether the live event takes place or not depends on government regulations. In case it is still not allowed to travel and meet, we will substitute it with an online event. Check this website for updates.
You need to register, submit your online application and an up-to-date presentation, and be chosen by a Selection Committee of active investors.
Are you an early stage startup looking for companies in development stage in one of the following subsectors:
This program is for companies that want to refine their strategies, secure investment, ones that have liquidity problems as well as those looking for new opportunities and approaches. It will challenge you to transform your technology into solutions that will make our society healthier, happier, and more sustainable.
You need to be
For other questions, check out our FAQ.
The program lasts for 1 year, is split into quarters and all sessions are divided into 4 main areas of focus. Below is an indicative table to show what we are going to address in each area.
Bear in mind that these are the main areas of focus but during each quarter there will be a mixture of the types of sessions and the areas they address.
Focuses on self-assessment done by you, and selection, and reviews by the investors. Only the top startups are approved.
Helps face your trials and tribulations through a series of collaboration and challenge sessions, a dry run, and a pitching session.
Concentrated on building the right strategic partnerships in and outside Europe as well as includes a live event
The last area is about sharing your story and impact with the world.
KBC Focus Fund
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management
Senior Technology Manager
SABIC Ventures B.V.
Jens Kristian Damsgaard
Dirk De Boever
Head of Investments
Remy de Tonnac
Business Developer EIT RawMaterials (CLC West)
Yellow&Blue Investment Management BV
New Business Development Manager
Mondragon Business Development Centre
Equinor Energy Ventures
Roberto Garcia Martinez
Eurobattery Minerals AB
Thomas York Goetz
Thomas Y Goetz - Intellectual Capital on Demand
Emerald Technology Ventures AG
SHS Ventures GmbH & Co. KGaA
Senir Investment Manager
Director of Investment
Founder Mercurio Capital
Senior Vice President
Hans Bernhard Meyer
COFIMORE Holdings S.p.r.l
Arthur D. Little International (Wiesbaden)
Evonik Venture Capital
Head of Innovation
Innova Human Capital
Venture Capital Investor
PM Equity Partner
Partner, Innovation and Technology
Virtual Consulting International
BASF Venture Capital GmbH
Managing Director Deputy
Fred van Beuningen
Chrysalix Venture Capital
European Technology Scouting Leader
Port of Rotterdam
United Metallurgical Company (AO OMK)
100% participation. Expect a total of 24+ hours and additional time for self-preparation and teamwork.
The program spans over 1 year and is divided in 4 quarters
You are welcome to join us if selected by the selection committee. Below are the options:
Spots are limited to 30.
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