The 20th edition of the national competition for the creation of innovative technology companies, organized by the MESRI and Bpifrance, is launched. This competition aims to detect projects to create innovative technology companies and to support the best of them thanks to financial support and adapted support. Project leaders, participate and submit your application before February 20th 2018 – 12:00.
Which projects are eligible ?
Projects can be submitted whose technical, economic and legal feasibility is established and which can give rise, in the short term, to a business creation.
Can also be presented:
- Projects corresponding to companies created since January 1, 2017;
- the projects of the “emerging” laureates of the 2015 competitions having created or not the company corresponding to the project for which they were laureates;
- the beneficiaries of a French Tech “emergence” grant in 2016 or in 2017 having created or not the company corresponding to the project for which they were beneficiaries;
- the winners of the 2015, 2016 or 2017 editions of the PEPITE-Tremplin Prize for Student Entrepreneurship who created or not the company corresponding to the project for which they were laureates.
The candidate must be the future leader.
Projects, regardless of their stage of advancement, must provide for the creation of a company based in France and based on innovative technology.
The laureates will receive a grant of up to € 450,000 to the company they have created. This grant is intended to finance the research and innovation program for the finalization of the innovative technological product, process or service. It will finance up to 60% of the company’s research and development program.
The filing of the file is carried out by remote procedure on the extranet of Bpifrance “Collaborative Projects”