In France

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.

 

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

Imagine the Greece of tomorrow

You have an idea to imagine the Greece of tomorrow?
Is it on one of the following topics: Agriculture, Tourism, Environment, Energy, Reform of the State, Shipping, Finance, Handicap, the place of art in the workplace?

 

THE APPLICATION CALL IS CLOSED

 
 

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Paris Living City Awards

Startups! Have you got an amazing project containing a strong innovative aspect? A strong citizen-centric focus?

Organized by Paris&Co, The Grand Prizes of Innovation of the city of Paris support innovative companies in high-growth sectors, and reward those contributing

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