On Friday 6 March, innovation players came out in droves for the 6th annual edition of the Hacking de l’Hôtel de Ville : 4,000 business meetings during the largest meetup in France, a collaborative workshop on new recruitment challenges, 5 round tables, 24 demos of game-changing innovations …. Startups, corporates, investors, experts and City of Paris officials once again seized the opportunity to build new and lasting business partnerships.
DeepTech4Good is an Acceleration Program, launched by the European Commission in 2018, committed to help DeepTech startups to accelerate their development and scale up at European level around 4 markets : Smart City, Smart Mobility, Health and Industry 4.0.
In fact, raising european DeepTech startups are too often attracted and sucked by the US market, where they find bigger investements and more business opportunites. This programs aims to change the game, joining the forces of 4 european countries : France, Spain, Germany and Austria.
Since january 2018, Paris&Co and 7 other european partners have been working together to identify and select 16 DeepTech startups : home solar panels for urban balconies, AR glasses for industrial maintenance, medical device for early detection of bladder cancer, chemical energy conversion are some of the projects among the laureates of this year.
Two events already took place in Paris & Stuttgart where pitch sessions, B2B meetings with corporates and VCs, innovation workshops were organized. Two other events are planned this year : in Graz, March 27th ( inscritption are open, registrer here !) , in Barcelona, April 25th. Stay tuned !
Below some key figures of this great year !