The MED’INNOVANT startup competition is open how to participate?

It’s now changing into an excellent behavior. Since 2010, the Public Institution of Euroméditerranée Planning (EPAEM) has been organizing the MED’INNOVANT innovation competition. The aim of this competitors is to advertise startups carrying tasks that reply to points in part with the event and sustainability imperatives of Mediterranean territories.

Registrations are open till September 30 and Presse-citron is as soon as once more supporting the initiative. The winners will obtain a monetary endowment in addition to a help and visibility package deal to speed up their mission. To take part, it is right here:

Apply for the competition

5 main challenges for candidates

As for the earlier version, individuals must reply to one of many 5 challenges proposed to rethink town of tomorrow. The winners will then be adopted for one yr, by an related companion:

  • Problem 1 : Co-design and co-construct the city growth of tomorrow with customers (Sponsor: EPAEM)
  • Problem 2 : Develop mechanisms to advertise the round financial system in planning (Sponsor: Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France)
  • Problem 3 : Supporting residents in different methods to cut back the vitality footprint of housing (Sponsor: ENGIE)
  • Problem 4 : Designing comfy and low-carbon buildings at an inexpensive value for its consumers (Sponsor: REDMAN – EIFFAGE – Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France)
  • Problem 5 : Social innovation as a lever for a extra resilient, productive and inclusive “united metropolis” (Sponsor: ICI-MARSEILLE)

Every utility will probably be fastidiously examined by the jury. To be one of many winners, the proposed resolution must present a solution to the issue, have a possible affect on the realm of ​​experimentation, whereas having a strong enterprise mannequin.

The winners of the 5 “Jury Prizes” will share the sum of € 54,000. They may also profit from entry to the Ecocité Euroméditerranée experimentation space in Marseille, which can enable them to check and exhibit their mission. The winners may also have a help to permit the implementation of their resolution. Lastly, it’s also the assure of excellent visibility for startups and SMEs that will probably be chosen by means of communication on social networks and within the media, in addition to a broadcast on the Euroméditerranée YouTube channel of a video interview of the winner who will have the ability to current his mission. The winners of the 5 “Jury Prizes” will have the ability to pitch 5 minutes in entrance of most of the people throughout the awards ceremony.

Presse-citron may also give you a presentation of the winners of the competitors, and their modern concepts.

You may have till September 30 at midnight to apply. On October 8, a pre-selection of the information will then be carried out to decide on the admissible information. On October 29, between 10 and 15 functions will probably be chosen. Lastly, on November 23, the finalists will probably be auditioned within the afternoon, earlier than the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. for the 5 winners.