Startups, have you got an amazing project containing a strong innovative aspect? A strong citizen-centric focus?

Organized by Paris&Co, The Grand Prizes of Innovation of the city of Paris support the development of the Ile-de-France region innovative companies in high-growth sectors, and reward those contributing, through their innovation, in improving on the city life and in developing the Parisian economic fabric.

This year, the Paris Living City Awards’category gives the opportunity to non-French startups to apply.

What is the Paris Living City Awards about ?
The living city concept brings back the human being to the heart of the city.
Any project with a strong innovative aspect and / or a strong citizen-centric focus should apply.
Only non-French startups in the followings segments are invited to apply:
# Energy transition in cities
# Education & Community involvement in urban areas # Smart urban planning
# Sharing economy & Sharing city
# Collaborative solutions
# Sustainable Logistics & Urban Mobility # Urban farming # Healthcare and well-being in the city

Registrations for international startups are open until 10th October 2017 (as an international startup, please kindly select the “Paris Living City Awards” category only)

Startups can win great prizes:
For the TOP 10
Startups that make it into the Top 10 Final will be invited to Paris on 11th & 12th December, to pitch in front of a jury of investors, renowned entrepreneurs and mentors. They will get a flight ticket compensation up to €1000/per non-European startup and €500/per European startup. They will also be given the opportunity to participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed of 60 large corporates. They will be able to present their solution on a booth during the Grand Prizes of Innovation at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. The 10 finalists will also win a 1-month free stay in a Paris&Co incubator.

For the TOP 3
1st place prize – €12,000
2nd place prize – €8,000
3rd place prize – €3,000