Montreux 2014 Industry Innovations Incubator


Where cutting-edge ideas are nurtured for success

The Industry Innovations Incubator is the ideal opportunity to present cutting-edge ideas and network with the leaders of the fabric and home care industry. This novel approach to showcasing emerging companies will be an integral part of Montreux 2014.

The Innovators

Cosun Biobased Products B.V.
Ingeniatrics Tecnologias S.L.
Institute of Applied Surfactant Research
Revolymer (U.K.) Limited
Rivertop Renewables

The Incubator

The Incubator is a 3m deep × 12m long stand that will be located at the front of the exhibition hall and will feature:
Video Showcase
• Each participating company will supply a video that explains their product or service.
• Delegates may access a company’s video either by the touch screen kiosks or online.
Meet the Innovator Session
• During each break, two innovators will have a designated area for conversation with conference delegates.
• Meet the Innovator sessions will be published in the conference program.
Participant Displays
• A 1m wide × 2.4m tall wall panel with company name at the top and an open area to display a poster.
• In front of the panel, there will be a short counter for brochure display and storage.
Industry Innovations Incubator Brochure (.pdf)
Incubator Application (.pdf)

Application Criteria

Application needed to participate in the Industry Innovations Incubator. The Montreux 2014 Executive Committee will review applications as they are received. Official notice of acceptance will be sent to you by AOCS.

Participation Fee

Apply Early and Save!
By 30 April 2014: € 2,000 
  After 30 April 2014: € 2,500
Participation Fee includes:
One display unit, one “Meet the Innovator” session, one video (five minute maximum) in the Video Showcase, a company description in the printed program, and a full conference registration.
Payment Schedule:
After the official notice of acceptance has been sent to participant, an invoice for the participation fee will follow.  The payment term on the invoice is net 30 days. Payment may be made by credit card or wire transfer. If the invoice is not paid by the due date, the display space will be released and resold.

Incubator Schedule 

Monday, 6 October 2014
9.00–15.00 Incubator Participant Move-In
Tuesday, 7 October 2014 
10.00–18.00 Exhibition/Industry Innovations Incubator
10.05–10.35 Break/Meet the Innovators Session 1
15.20–15.50 Break/Meet the Innovators Session 2
Wednesday, 8 October 2014 
10.00–17.00 Exhibition/Industry Innovations Incubator
10.05–10.35 Break/Meet the Innovators Session 3
15.35–16.05 Break/Meet the Innovators Session 4
Thursday, 9 October 2014
 9.00–16.10 Oral Presentations
 9.35–10.05 Break/Meet the Innovators Session 5
14.00–19.00 Incubator Move-Out


For more information, contact:
Connie Hilson
AOCS Exhibits Specialist
+1 (217)693-4831