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13 best spin-offs of France won prestigious technology competition
They were awarded to Present at the European Venture Contest Final 2019 in December, 9-10th
Brussels, 15 February 2019 - France Tech Transfer Invest 2019 took place on 13-14 February 2019 in Paris, organised by Tech Tour and hosted by Bpifrance, France’s National Development Bank and innovation agency, in collaboration with five French Government bodies: SATT, CEA, CNRS, Inria and Inserm-Transfert.
The 3rd edition of the prestigious technology competition gathered the best 40 tech spin-offs of France in Digital, Biotech, Medtech, Energy and other high-tech areas. The event in Paris showcased France’s leading tech transfer system, which evaluates, markets and licenses out the technologies from French Universities and Public Research Organisations by increasing the Technology Readiness Levels of the innovations.
The winners of France Tech Transfer Invest 2019 which projects attracted most the attention of investors, were announced at a special Finalist Ceremony. This top 13 of the presenting companies have the honour to present at European Venture Contest Final 2019 – the biggest Venture Capital event of the year which will take place in Dusseldorf, 9-10 December.
The awarded companies covered presenting sessions over the following 4 tracks: Biotechnology, Medtech, ICT, Cleantech.
Tuan Huy Nguyen
About Tech Tour
Founded in 1998, Tech Tour is a unique cross-border platform for growing and emerging innovative tech companies on their way to investment and funding – from the idea to the success story. The platform supports innovative companies and their projects through online community space and in person at 25 networking events that we organise each year. Tech Tour is well known in the venture capital market with its 20-years of experience across Europe and the Middle East, and planning to enlarge our scope of work to China. For more information please visit: https://www.techtour.com/
Formed by the law of 31 December 2012, Bpifrance (a public sector investment bank) is the outcome of the merger between OSEO, the FSI, CDC Entreprises and FSI Régions. Its two shareholders are the French state and the Caisse des Dépôts bank. Its object is to support businesses (SMEs, medium-sized enterprises and larger companies of a strategic importance to the French economy), from start-up through to stock market flotation, by providing loans, guarantees and equity. Bpifrance also provides enhanced support and backing for innovation, export, and external growth. With its 42 regional offices, it is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs in each region for all their finance and investment needs. Bpifrance is also an actor in the EU public debate and participates in the management of several European funding programmes. For more information please visit: www.bpifrance.fr
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