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Start-Up Package

The Start-Up Market

Discover the new Start-Up zone - innovation reimagined at the heart of Pharma!

Is your company eligible?

Eligible candidates must:

  • Classify themselves as a ‘Start-Up’
  • Be active in the pharma, biopharma, digital or medical device sector
  • Be considered a Micro or small enterprise according to the EU definition (fewer than 50 employees and a turnover of less than 10 million annually)
  • Have a product which is either in proof of concept, prototype or commercialised stage
  • Commit to attending CPHI Barcelona 2023 in-person, (24-26 October).

Please note, participation in the Start-Up Market is subject to approval – Informa Markets reserves the right to confirm or deny admission.

What does the Start-Up package include?

Exhibition Space

  • A tabletop stand and two chairs within the Start-up Market in Hall 3.


  • The Start-Up Market will be promoted to attendees and exhibitors as a show feature
  • Your company added to the Exhibitor List on CPHI website
  • Start-Up Awards - an entry to a brand new category at the CPHI Pharma Awards - Start-Up Innovation, and two passes to the invite-only event
  • The Start-Up Market promoted across the CPHI social channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Inclusion in the Product Innovation Guide - a brochure listing innovative companies and solutions which will be available digitally pre-show, and in print on-site

Whats on offer?

  • Access to our incredible list of Start-Up mentors, who are key thought leaders in their field and are on hand to help you achieve your goals
  • Exclusive start-up "menu" from our partners CCD to help generate the publicity you deserve and link you with prospective partners
  • Access to the Start-Up networking lounge in the middle of the Start-Up Market - a dedicated space for your meetings 
  • Seat for one representative at the Networking Roundtable 'Fostering Start-Up Innovation in Pharma' on 26th October, to meet with our mentors and your peers

Start-Up Mentors

Alina Smotrova

SHL Medical AG

Senior Manager Ventures

Aline Noizet


Digital Health Connector

Amanda Curtis Burkardt

Nutripeutics Consulting

Founder & CEO

Anand Govindaluri

Govin Holdings

Founder & CEO

Brian Scanlan

Edgewater Capital

Senior Pharmaceutical Industry Executive

Bart Collet

Health Innovation School

VP Of Interstellar Expansion

Christophe Jauquet


Health Business Expert

Kevin Johnson


Co-founder and Venture Partner

Matt Dixon

CCD Partners

Marc Chevalier


Healthtech & Deeptech ecosystem facilitator

Nemo Rime


Vice President

Thomas Kern

VINC - The Capital Of Life Sciences

Managing Partner / Founder

Vincent Galand

ESCP Business School

Digital Health Expert - Lecturer

Three packages, three goals, one price


Whether you are a first time Start-Up looking for investment or an established Start-Up looking for customers, our aim is to give you the opportunity to showcase your products to our audience at CPHI. We help to connect investors with investors and innovation. Discover three packages - each one for the same price but tailored to your particular needs.

Fast-track your start-up vision