PRIME announces the second call for applications of the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Innovation Accelerator in North America

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Innovation Accelerator

Originally launched in Europe in early 2014, the program was later expanded to the USA at the beginning of 2015 with five selected startups for business acceleration. Based on the success of the 3 previous seasons, the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Innovation Accelerator launches its second season in the US in partnership with PRIME.

Participating startups will have a unique go-to-market opportunity with ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile device and consumer electronics manufacturers. This opportunity will unlock access to mobile operators, as well as provide access to internal resources, including R&D, marketing and sales specialists. Laureates will have the chance to scale globally, via the company channels and network.

PRIME supports the program with facilities in San Francisco and Paris that can be used by the laureates as well as individualized coaching and a dedicated program for expansion into Europe.

With this call for application, ALCATEL ONETOUCH Innovation Accelerator aims to create business partnerships in the following fields:

  • Internet of Things including :
    • Smart Home devices
    • Innovative connected mobile devices (monitoring, health, wellness…)
    • Cloud based IoT enablers (security, privacy & analytics)
  • Revenue generating Applications ready for large scale distribution to our 100M active users

Participants should already be past the proof of concept stage and have closed a round of financing, with an innovative product or service ready to be scaled and brought to a global mass market.

Applications are now being accepted until March 1st, 2016. Applicants must present a focused proposal for joint product and business opportunity with ALCATEL ONETOUCH.

To apply on-line, visit https://www.younoodle.com/competitions/alcatel_one_touch_20142

For more information about the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Innovation Accelerator, visit http://www.ALCATELONETOUCHAccelerator.com.

Contact:
Maroane Abdallaoui, Open Innovation Manager, PRIME
Email : Maroane.Abdallaoui@parisregionentreprises.org