Tech Tour France Transfer Invest Programme

Meet the France spin off game-changers in Biotech, Healthtech, Digital and Greentech


This year the France Transfer Invest will be run together with the Paris-Saclay SPRING event, maximizing attendee’s opportunity to meet the best of French innovation.

  • On May 11th the 40 French spin-off selected companies will present in front of over 50 French and international corporates and investors.
  • On May 12th it's the turn of the 50 Paris-Saclay excellence start-ups to present in from of the jury.

In addition, the rich program offers panel discussions on the major strategic sectors of the territory, B2B and B2Fi meetings, innovation villages featuring the booths of nearly 80 exhibitors, including 50 start-ups, the region's leading schools and companies, and innovation circuits of R&D centers.


In short:

  • Investment and partnership: 40 selected French technology transfer spin-offs companies + 50 Paris-Saclay start-ups.
  • Innovation in the field of Biotech, Healthtech, Digital and Greentech;
  • Programme with 10 online sessions or services for selection, strategy, meetings and recognition;
  • Selection or invitation-only for the best entrepreneurs and most active investors, corporations and governmental experts.


The synergy among Tech Tour, BPI and Paris-Saclay will give entrepreneurs and stakeholders of the innovation sectors a unique opportunity to scout and network


The programme is supported by BPI France, France’s national development bank and innovation agency, in collaboration with seven French government bodies:


  • SATT: French private TTOs, shared between several public research organizations, created to develop and commercialize research results to be transformed into innovative products.
  • CEA: The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation in four main areas: defence and security, low carbon energies (nuclear and renewable energies), technological research for industry, fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences.
  • CEREMA: Cerema (which stands for Centre for Studies and Expertise on Risks, the Environment, Mobility and Urban Planning) is the major French public agency for developing public expertise in the fields of urban planning, regional cohesion and ecological and energy transition for resilient and climate-neutral cities and regions.
  • CNRS: The French National Centre for Scientific Research is among the world's leading research institutions.
  • IFPEN: The French Institute of Petroleum is a major research and training player in the fields of energy, transport and the environment. It`s mission is to provide solutions to take up the challenges facing society in terms of energy and the climate.
  • Inria: The French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics.
  • Inserm-Transfert: As a private subsidiary of Inserm, Inserm Transfert manages economic and societal value creation and the transfer of knowledge from Inserm research laboratories to companies contributing to promote human health innovation.
  • INRAE Transfert - A subsidiary of the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment, INRAE ​​Transfert is a project engineering and technology transfer company for innovation in food, agriculture and the environment.


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