With an aim to bring together researchers, entrepreneurs, and corporates on a common platform to foster greater innovation, Hello Tomorrow has once again launched “Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2015.”
This international startup competition aims to promote projects based on scientific and technological innovations with high potential.
The 30 startup semi-finalists will benefit, from February to June 2015, from support from experts, access to funding and international media visibility. They will present their projects at the final which will take place on June 25 and 26, 2015 in Paris.
There are several prizes available based on category as well as a grand cash prize of Euros 100,000 to the winning startup. At last, a conference is held which has some of the best speakers from across the world. The conference also provides an opportunity to participants to network with all of the ambassadors from across 60 countries.
The initiative is supported by many large corporates including Orange, Airbus, Total Gas, Axa, Saint Gobain and many more. Along with them the French Ministry of External Affairs is supporting this initiative and throwing open their Embassies and Consulates across the world to support the community initiative.
Hello Tomorrow is a non-profit organization founded in 2011 by Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour. It aims at creating bridges between scientists, investors and entrepreneurs in all major technological fields.
Earlier in 2014, it had organized the first edition of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge, a global competition of tech – startups in Europe and gathered more than 1,200 participants representing 44 countries.