International Innovation Awards
Paris, France, 23 November 2015
The International Innovation Awards is an international innovation start-up competition organized by Paris&Co. Each technology-based multi-sector start-up from across the world is invited to participate to this great experience!
The International Innovation Awards is an extension of the Grands Prix de l’innovation awarded by the City of Paris, a competition run by Paris&Co with the aim of rewarding those companies that will improve life in the city and develop the Parisian economic fabric.
The 20 finalists will be invited to Paris (accommodation and flight tickets provided, business meetings with investors, major companies and other start-ups) to pitch to a jury of investors, recognized entrepreneurs, and mentors, and participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed by 70 french big companies.
All 20 start-ups will present their work during the Grands Prix de l’Innovation with a booth at the Forum organized by Paris&Co at the Cité de la Mode et du Design.
The jury will select 6 start-ups who will have the possibility to join a start-up incubators in Paris for a 3-month programme, and make a final pitch at the iiAwards ceremony in Paris.
The Winner will receive €20,000.
MEETING FOR THE CEREMONY ON DECEMBER 3RD AT THE CITÉ DE LA MODE ET DU DESIGN.
Paris&Co is the economic development and innovation agency of Paris. Paris&Co prospects and provides support for foreign direct investments, promotes the international attractiveness of Paris abroad, and fosters the Parisian innovation ecosystem by incubating startups, experimenting with new solutions, organizing events, and fostering cooperation between startups and global players. With an international team, Paris&Co incubates 200 startups, runs more than 350 projects targeting foreign companies, and hosts over 200 events every year.
More information can be found here.