On Wednesday 14 December, the City of Paris and Paris&Co announced the winner of the International Innovation Awards (iiAwards), an international innovation startup competition organized by Paris&Co and 50 Partners, dedicated this year to the Living City. The German startup Green City Solutionswon this edition.
The second is OurHub and the third is Braci.
10 finalists were invited to Paris to pitch to a jury of investors, recognized entrepreneurs and mentors. They were also given the opportunity to participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed of 60 large French companies.
Green City Solutionsis a biotech and IoT startup leading the way in the business of air pollution reduction. The company has developed a freestanding solution, called CityTree, which features a moss culture that naturally absorbs the pollution that occurs in urban environments.