Innovation Biocamp 2019
Date: 5 May 2019 - 10 May 2019
Location: Conferentiecentrum Bovendonk, Hoeven, Netherlands


Apply now for a fully funded, specialist training for you and your business, worth €7000 (de-minimis value). Join other new, high-growth, bio-based businesses for an intensive, week-long course that will give you the tools you need to help you commercialise your idea and grow your company. 

Each session of the training programme will start with a lecture from an expert in a key aspect of business growth followed by a group exercise mediated by an experienced facilitator. You will apply the learning from the session to your own company and pitch to investors at the end of the Biocamp.


How you will benefit:

  • mentoring sessions with successful business leaders and investors

  • masterclasses from experts in finance, regulation, risk and opportunity

  • live pitch to a panel of specialist investors, active in the sector

  • peer-to-peer learning and networking with biobased companies from across NW Europe


What you will learn:

  • how to analyse your value proposition and develop your business model

  • identifying and securing your customers and other people you need to grow

  • how to address operations, intellectual property and risk management

  • communicating effectively with your investors, customers and suppliers


What is included:

  • all course materials

  • all teaching, lecturing and mentoring

  • investor pitch opportunity

  • accommodation and catering at the historic Bovendonk Hotel in the Dutch countryside

  • social programme to encourage networking



Eager, innovative companies and start-ups working in the bioeconomy which are based in the Interreg North West Europe area.



Click here to see the programme of the Innovation Biocamp 2019



Deadline for applications is 18 March 2019. Applications will be reviewed by the project committee, you will receive a final confirmation on your participation by Friday 5 April 2019.

Download the application form here and return the completed form to


For further information: email, call +44 (0) 1904328045 or +31 (0) 6 226 639 34

Tanja Meyer
Project Coordinator BioBase4SME
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