Do you want to promote your activity and find new avenues for growth? Are you looking for funding and/or strategic partnerships?
Does your company or start-up represent the region and the technological innovation and scientific excellence of the Paris-Saclay cluster? Does it carry out a project whose technological innovation helps meet the societal challenges of tomorrow? Climate change, circular economy, etc.? If yes:
come participate in the pitch contest and the innovation villages!
The Pitch Contest :
It allows start-ups that are looking for funding, are about to launch, or are growing their business to present their project in front of an audience of investors and corporate players.
Each pitch is followed by a time of discussion with a jury of professionals, who will choose the winner at the end of the day.
Investors targeted by Paris-Saclay Spring:
- delegations of international investors and decision makers
- French investors, business angels, venture capital, and corporate investments from major industrial groups
The selected start-ups will benefit from personalized coaching before the event to prepare their pitch to the jury and the audience.
Two awards will be given: the jury award and the audience favorite award.
The prizes will be announced soon.
The 10 winners will be given a stand where they can promote their project and host meetings organized ahead of time.
They give a selected group of 30 innovative companies a chance to present their products and services at a stand in the innovation villages.
All companies developing an innovation that represents the scientific excellence of the Paris-Saclay cluster (made in Paris Saclay) are eligible to apply.
It’s a fantastic opportunity to increase visibility, demonstrate your expertise and explore future partnerships with major corporations, SMEs, investors, academic institutions and local players in the Paris-Saclay ecosystem, who will be attending the event.
The jury will pay special attention to companies carrying out a project on Mobility, GreenTech, Biotech Health, FoodTech and Cybersecurity.
All the selected companies will be able to set up meetings with all the other participants dedicated to the event.
Closing date for applications: following the world health crisis which leads to a postponement of Paris-Saclay SPRING, the closing dates of the call for applications for the Pitch Contest and the Innovation Villages are being redefined.
WHO CAN APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN SPRING’S PITCH CONTEST AND/OR INNOVATION VILLAGES?
companies located in the Paris-Saclay geographical area
companies that work closely with one or more stakeholders in the Paris-Saclay area
start-up directors or project leaders who completed their studies and/or PhD at an institution of higher education or from a research organization within the cluster
Please specify which activity you would like to participate in when you sign up (Pitch Contest or Innovation Village) and submit your application file (model file available by clicking here)..
40 innovative companies from Paris-Saclay will be showcased.
Closing date for applications and Decision of the Pitch Contest and Innovation Villages: following the world health crisis which leads to a postponement of Paris-Saclay SPRING, the closing dates of the call for applications for the Pitch Contest and the Villages Innovation are being redefined.