xC Start-up Award

After Augsburg and Singapore, xC Consultants GmbH continues its tradition of bringing together successful startups from all over the world in its start-up competition at CAMX Orlando from September 11-14, 2017 in partnership with the international professional member society SAMPE. The competition is focused on innovation, the value created by the use of composite materials in the innovation, the role of the partners in the development phase, the benefits for the end-users and market potential of the innovation. The three best-ranked teams can win up to a total of $ 10,000 prize money.

Submit an Entry

ENTRY DEADLINE: August 28, 2017, 23:59:59 UTC

Send your completed entry form to a.dehais@xcconsultants.com. After applying, startups will have to pass the preselection round and plan to attend in person. Travel and accommodation costs for attending the conference in Orlando are to be covered by the teams themselves.

Preselection process will end on August 30th when startups will be notified of xC jury selection. The 10 best startup teams will be invited to confirm their attendance by September 1, 2017 when the list of Top 10 startups will be announced. Selected startups will get to present at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando/Florida on September 12, 2017 in a pitch of 10 minutes in front of a panel of judges. Each of the 10 start-ups has a startup booth of approx. 8-10m2 where it can show marketing material as well as samples of their innovation. The finalists‘ names will be released during the reception at the end of  the first day of the conference.