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iiAwards 2016 : le concours de start-up international made in Paris


The International Innovation Awards is an international innovation startup competition organized by Paris&Co.

The 2016 edition is dedicated to the Living City: “How can startups rethink the city of tomorrow with a strong citizen-centric focus? The living city concept brings back the human being to the heart of the city. It englobes the smart city concept enriched by a human component.”

Startups can win great prizes:
For the TOP 10
Startups that make it into the Top 10 Final will be invited to Paris on 14th December, to pitch in front of a jury of investors, renowned entrepreneurs and mentors. They will get a flight ticket compensation up to €1000/per non-European startup and €500/per European startup. They will also be given the opportunity to participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed of 60 large corporates. They will be able to present their solution on a booth during the Grands Prix de l'Innovationat the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. The 10 finalists will also win a 1-month free stay in a Paris&Co incubator.
For the TOP 3
1st place prize - €12,000
2nd place prize - €8,000
3rd place prize - €3,000
Non-French startups in the following segments are invited to apply:
-       Energy transition in cities
-       Education / Community involvement in urban areas
-       Smart urban planning
-       Sharing economy / Sharing city
-       Collaborative practices
-       Sustainable Logistics and Urban Mobility
-       Urban farming
-       Healthcare and well-being in the city
Registrations are open until 10th October.

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.

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