VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It’s a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talent, and products taking place in Paris on 24–26 May 2018.

More than 68,000 visitors attended the 2017 edition, and this year builds on that success as startups, business leaders, investors, academics, students, and media from around the world descend on Paris for three packed days.

VivaTech breaks down the traditional barriers between grassroots innovators and global leaders. For the third year running, VivaTech’s Labs concept puts startups and established companies in the same room for themed, high-energy open innovation. VivaTech is also a unique opportunity to preview the future by experiencing new products and demos such as autonomous vehicles, connected factories and shopping experiences.

Startups, lock in your attendance at VivaTech now to enjoy these benefits at a special Super Early Bird price:

  • Meet and collaborate with executives in your industry
  • Connect with top 1,400 investors to raise funds
  • Develop partnerships with 6,000 startups

VivaTech Challenges:  Call for applications

VivaTech is built around over 20 open innovation Labs, each dedicated to collaboration between sector leaders and today’s brightest startups. VivaTech Challenges are key problems facing businesses today. Startups apply to solve a Challenge, and the best ones get to work on the problem with a Lab Partner for 3 days during VivaTech.

Lab Partners include Orange, Airbus, EDF, Engie, LVMH, Accor Hotels, ManpowerGroup, RATP Group, Sanofi, Valeo, SAP, SNCF… It only takes 5 minutes to apply online!

Check out the full list of challenges here and make sure you apply by Feb. 15th !

Also, let us know if you plan on attending, and our team will be happy to maximize your business development opportunities in Paris.