5th ECP from 24 - 26 February 2021 (digital) - International decision-makers came together at Industry Speed-Dating gathering and FCF appears as sponso

The 5th ECP as the leading Industry Speed-Dating event for all industries took place from Wednesday, 24th till Friday, 26th February 2021. It was again an online event and offered the opportunity for international exchange over different time zones. FCF Fox Corporate Finance GmbH appeared as platin sponsor.

In February 2021 the ECP took place for the fifth time, offering an exchange about innovation along the value chain in the chemistry industry. The classic chemical industry of basic, special and fine chemicals was represented as well as the processing industry and manufacturers of consumer and industrial goods.

The focus was once again on partnering discussions. Participants could book these discussions in advance via an Internet-based software. In addition, entrepreneurs presented their innovations in short presentations (Pitches). Workshops, an exhibition and extensive networking opportunities rounded off the day.

The CEO of FCF Fox Corporate Finance GmbH, Arno Fuchs, appeared as host of the panel discussion “The future of innovations: How to finance growth and sustainability along the chemical value chain?” Aruna Subramanian (Managing Director of SABIC Technology Ventures), Bernhard Mohr (Managing Director of Evonik Venture Capital), Mark Felix (Investment Manager in Dow Venture Capital) und Markus Solibieda (Managing Director of BASF Venture Capital) were the other panelists.

The panel took place on 24th February 13:10 – 15:00 CET, for further details please click here.

80% of ECP participants come from the industry. Investors and experts from service companies, management consultancies, associations and clusters complement the expert audience. The start-up companies that take part in the ECP in large numbers and come from very different areas: chemistry, biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineering, digitization and software, and many more. This mixture clearly shows the need for interdisciplinary exchange in order to make innovation happen even faster.

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