Start-up Hub


Start-up Hub

A dedicated area to companies developing and expanding new technologies in the fields of pharmaceutical packaging, labelling, drug delivery device design and engineering.


Network in the Hub

Pass by the Start-up Hub located in the heart of the floorplan to meet these companies that are shaping the industry!


Start-up Pitch

This is your opportunity to discover new ideas from companies that are at an early-stage and want to know if their product may match the market's expectations.
A patented idea can become the next big thing in pharma packaging: come, listen and support them!

Application deadline: 31 October 2018

Applications are judged by an advisory board

CPI is a UK based technology innovation centre. They have extensive multi-disciplinary expertise to meet the future demands of the healthcare industry. Working closely with their network of clinical, academic and industrial partners, they help companies translate and validate their products and processes into impactful solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors.


Saralon is a spin-off from the Institute of Print and Media Technology – University of Technology in Chemnitz (pmTUC). The team at Saralon has accumulated unrivalled expertise and in-depth knowledge of printed electronics. The company not only offers specialist expertise in the development and
manufacture of advanced printing inks, but also in circuit design, package design, package production and printing.


StartUs Insights is a data science company based in Vienna, Austria. We analyze emerging startups, scale-ups, and their technologies to deliver actionable innovation intelligence to our clients. Smart, Connected and Innovative Packaging in the pharmaceutical sector are a few of our core research topics.

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Early Metrics is the international rating agency for startups and innovative SMEs, assessing their growth potential through the analysis of a venture’s key non-financial metrics. Our ratings provide increased transparency for corporate decision-makers, who use them as a risk management and quality benchmarking tool before engaging with future innovative service providers. Startups get an independent audit that supports their deployment.

Established in London, Paris and Tel Aviv, Early Metrics has rated more than 1400 startups and works on behalf of medtech and healthtech investors, as well as corporate clients such as Sanofi, Servier, Johnson & Johnson, and Pierre Fabre.

We are happy to partner Pharmapack for the start-ups challenge and bring our expertise on startup analysis to one of the main European events in the sector.

Antoine Baschiera CEO @Early Metrics

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