11. May 2020
Especially in times of crisis, it is wise to have a plan B. Green start-ups with sustainable and biobased business ideas can now literally win with their very own plan B
Until August 16th 2020, bio-entrepreneurs with processes, products and services adressing the biobased economy can submit their sustainable business idea at the new round of the well-established start-up comeptition „PlanB – Biobased.Business.Bavaria“.
Initiated in 2014 by the BioCampus Straubing GmbH and backed by a strong network of partners in the fields of industrial biotechnology, green chemistry, agriculture and forestry as well as partners from politics and finance / VC, PlanB has supported 100 biobased start-ups on their entrepreneurial journey so far.
Plan B is open to applicants from all over the world. Application is possible online by filling in a brief idea sketch form. Cash- and non-cash prices worth 25.000 € await the best ideas. Moreover, the finalists get the chance to pitch their idea in front of a large expert audience covering finance, entrepreneurship, biobased economy and politics. All participants have access to expert coaching, a variety of tailor-made support formats like one-on-one mentoring and access to the exclusive Plan B network. Start-ups participating in the competition not only profit from attractive award prices, but benefit most of all from the Plan B’s innovation ecosystem offering contacts along the bioeconomy value chain and high-quality infrastructure for successful business development.
Deadline for submission of the idea sketch is August 16th 2020. The application form and all further information is available at: www.planb-wettbewerb.de/.