“The best event in terms of quality and results per unit of time and effort: compact in size yet filled with super-relevant stakeholders and sessions. Rethinking Materials Summit has helped us connect with key investors and corporates in the packaging space, leading to lasting partnerships.”

Andrii Shekhirev, Founder, ENZYMITY

“The Rethinking Materials Summit provides a unique opportunity for meeting industry leaders, innovators, and investors under one roof. The summit has a unique location that supports networking over multiple break-out rooms and networking aperos.”

Olga Dubey, Co-Founder and CEO, AGROSUSTAIN

“As an emerging technology company, the Rethinking Materials Summit provided us with a fantastic opportunity to network and build relationships with our industry. From relevant investors, to like-minded innovators, we left the summit with new business partnerships and great insights! I highly recommend this summit to other start-ups looking to strengthen their network within the sustainable materials landscape.”

Nuha Siddiqui, CEO & Co-Founder, EARTHOS

2023 Technology Showcase

Twelve international innovators took to the stage to pitch their ready-to-scale solutions for sustainable materials in the textile, packaging, and consumer goods sectors.

Three fast-paced Technology Showcase sessions gave early and mid-stage companies 5 minutes each to present their solution, followed by a Q&​​​A with investors.

  • Material Innovation Delivering on Performance and Functionality
  • Innovation Supporting the Decarbonisation and Circularity of Materials
  • Digital Solutions Supporting Efficiencies in Materials

2023 Start-Up Exhibition

Start-ups enjoyed a branded presence in the exhibition and networking area with special booths and banners, positioning them as key innovators in the move towards a sustainable circular economy.

All featured start-ups also have a virtual booth on the summit platform.

Start-Up Success Story

Read this Q&A with Biotic CEO and Co-Founder, Adi Goldman to discover their journey from pitching start-up to summit partner, and his predictions for the future of materials.


Get Involved

To position your start-up or cohort as a pioneer in the materials and bio-based packaging space, and to find out about the opportunities to get involved at the summit, please get in touch:

Technology Showcase

Ellen McLeay
Senior Conference Producer
T: +44 (0)1273 789989
E: ellen.mcleay@rethinkevents.com 

Start-Up Exhibition

Rachel Myall
Senior Business Development Manager
T: +44 (0)1273 789989
E: rachel.myall@rethinkevents.com