In France

Paris Region Prime

Ready to Jump-start your European Expansion Plans? 
 
Apply now to join PARIS REGION ACCELERATOR PROGRAM. A unique 3-phase program in New York.
 
From understanding the French market, to exploring business and R&D opportunities, we will give you the tools necessary to develop your business in France.

When you join the Paris Region Accelerator Program you will gain access
to a qualified team of experts who will provide personalized support
to ensure the succesful setup of your company in Paris Region.
 
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Some highlights of  the program include:

B2B MEETINGS
After understanding the local ecosystem, identify potential partners and clients and we will help you set up meetings to explore your market potential in France.

NETWORKING AND PITCH
Carefully curated relevant events for you to attend in order to network but also pitch your company in front of a qualified audience

WORKSHOPS
Every month, hear from our expert partners and acquire valuable information on setting up your business in France - taxes, accounting, legal structure, marketing, etc...
WHEN: Thursday Oct 25th, 8:00am - 10:00am EST
WHAT: FUTURE COMPANY GLOBAL EXPANSION: WHERE NEXT?
_Planning your international expansion? This breakfast panel discussion will feature both companies and VCs operating in different market sectors who have successfully opened up overseas offices, as well as economic development agencies from London, Paris Region, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.

WHEN: Tuesday Nov 13th, 8:30am - 10:30am EST
WHAT: DOING BUSINESS IN FRANCE: A LEGAL PRIMER  
_If you’re a SaaS or PasS company, you may wonder if you need a physical presence to do business in France or if a translated website is enough? What type of legal status should you choose? How to draft a French contract? What rules will be applicable to your business? This workshop will tackle all the essential issues for web-based companies._
WHERE: WeWork, 33 Irving Place,New York, NY 10003


Register on https://www.innovation-prime.com/paris-region-accelerator/?mc_cid=eadd19d531&mc_eid=6c36d05a21

Join French Tech Hub - put your startup in good hands !

Get French Tech on your team
 
 
You are among the lucky thousands who will exhibit at CES on January 8-11th, 2019. Whether it will be your first time or not, you want to leverage this opportunity and make the most out of it.

Last January, 4,000+ companies exhibited at CES, in addition to the 1,000 startups present at Eureka Park Marketplace. We expect even more next year !

The good news is: French Tech Hub is here to help!

If you want to stand out of the crowd, we strongly advise you to prepare your journey carefully and plan ahead of time.

After three consecutive years of presence at CES, and based on French Tech Hub experience , French tech Hub has put together a series of dedicated sessions to help you get ready: raising capital, maximizing awareness, after the event tips as well as individual coaching sessions.

Looking forward to seeing you at one or all of the sessions!
 

Prize for revolutionary projects at Paris Moonshot 2040!

Flying car, space elevator, pollution vacuum cleaner, clothing without fabric, zero waste solutions ...
Your project will change the world in a sustainable way?
Spread the word by participating in the Moonshot 2040 category of the 2018 Grands Prix de l'Innovation!
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Paris & Co, Aéroports de Paris and Atelier BNP Paribas reward the most ambitious projects at the origin of the city of tomorrow. Engaged in societal challenges, they rethink the life experience in 2040. They carry forward-looking projects for a decarbonized, sustainable city, where the environment and the human are priorities.The winner will receive an endowment of 12 000 €!
 
To participate in this great contest of innovative projects, complete your application before October 10 for the category Moonshot 2040)

on www.greatprixinnovation.paris.

 

Participate to Acceleration Program by Paris&Co

Paris&Co launches a new call for applications for the next session of Paris Landing Pack_Explore,a business acceleration program organized by Paris&Co.!
 
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Foreign-based startups looking to expand into the French market are invited to apply. This 1 month program will take place in October 2018.
It will provide selected startups with a complete set of workshops on how to do business in France. It will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to validate their solution on the French market and explore business opportunities in Paris
 
More info : here
 

Apply to Bodossakis Internship Program in France Now!

Internship grants in French companies, in cooperation with the Bodossakis Foundation

The Bodossakis Foundation, in partnership with the French Embassy in Greece, offers 8 internship grants of 4 to 6 months for young Greek graduates from companies or organizations in France.The monthly grants awarded to trainees cover the cost of living in France (for an amount of 1,100 euros / month for the duration of the internship is 4 or 6 months).

The call for applications will end on July 9th, 2018. The internships will begin in Autumn 2018.Résultat de recherche d'images pour "laboratory"Résultat de recherche d'images pour "laboratory robotics"
Objectives
The internship program in partnership with the Embassy of France aims to "sponsor"
Greek post-graduates for 4 to 6 months work experiences in French companies.
The scholarship should help to strengthen the employability of Greek graduates in the scientific fields and deepen the links between clusters and universities in France and Greece.

Eligibility criterion
-  Candidates must be Greek citizens
- They must master perfectly English language (Proficiency or TOEFL including 80/213/550 units or IELTS equivalent or superior to 6.5). For Aerospace Valley, knowledge of French is an asset.
- They must meet the specific criteria of each internship
- They must have very good computer skills
- They must be under 32 years old.


Here are the internships titles:


 

The ads are posted on the website Bodossakis, here: https://www.bodossaki.gr/prokiryxi-epichorigisis-okto-8-theseon-praktikis-askisis-sti-gallia/

CALL FOR STARTUPS: Apply to "Paris Landing Pack Explore"!

Offers Paris and co Comet
Paris Landing Pack_Explore is a business acceleration program providing a complete tool kit on doing business in France. We aim to create ideal conditions for foreign entrepreneurs to validate their product-market fit on the French market and explore business opportunities in Paris.

What we offer:

  • A desk in the international incubator of Paris&Co, Comet, located in the heart of Paris
  • Collective workshops with experts on the legal requirements for the creation of a company in Paris, on how to hire talents, how to get a long term Visa in France, etc…
  • Access to events  within the Parisian innovation ecosystem
  • Dedicated support from Paris&Co international team

The offer is free of charge and limited to one desk per startup!

Who we are looking for:

Fast-growing startups under 8 years old that are looking to expand into France, preferably active in the following fields: IT / Medtech / Traveltech / Sports / Foodtech / Mobility & Smart City / Circular economy / Creative Industries / Media / HR / FinTech

IN A NUTSHELL
 
WHEN?
4 WEEKS - 3 TIMES a year: March/ June/ October
The Next call for applications will be launched middle of July
 
WHERE?
COMET International incubator, located in the heart of Paris, in the beautiful quarter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

For more information click HERE


 

Innovafood : Contest on Food Innovation and Vegetal (May 2018)

You have until May 25th to participate in the French Innovafood competititon organized by BPI France (the public investments bank) for plant food innovation. Apply before May 25, 2018 highlight your innovation projects boosting or changing consumption around fruits and vegetables, cereals and legumes or drinks and wine.

The prices for the laureates are: an exhibition space at SIAL Food Salon in Paris, highlights of the products at different french events, 6 months of membership in Terralia cluster, 6 months of accomodation and support. and all registrants will benefit from visibility in the media and counseling from experts.

From May 28th to June 11th Internet users will vote on the projects, followed by a selection by the technical jury before the final presentation in front of a national jury.

APPLY FOR THE COMPETITION HERE: https://www.bpifrance.fr/A-la-une/Appels-a-projets-concours/Le-concours-Innovafood-est-ouvert-!-15200

Grants for Young Researchers 2018

To initiate and reinforce High level Scientific Cooperations, the grants are dedicated to post-doctorate research. They last from 1 to 4 months and allow young greek researchers to carry out researchs in french laboratories (connected to higher education institutions, research bodies or private companies).  

These grants concern research fields from the Strategic Partnership between France and Greece. Priority access is given to the members of Mazinnov network. High priority research fields include : IT, Energy & Environment, Agronomy & Agribusiness, biotechnologies, materials, space and aviation. 

Program rules for the grants and the call for applications are avalaible here http://www.ifa.gr/fr/etudes-en-france/bourses-de-mobilite-fr/bourses-chercheurs-fr

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