Hello Stéphane. First of all, can you tell us what ways ENGIE will participate in Viva Technology?
Viva Technology continues with the themes promoted during the recently-finished ENGIE Innovation Week. 150 events took place over five days all over the world, in more than twenty countries, to share the culture of open innovation at ENGIE. As an example: all of the events that took place during Innovation Week were jointly sponsored by ENGIE and partners, universities, industrial or other startups.We would like to also mention the Innovation Awards, which were the highlight of Innovation Week. The ceremony, which this year celebrated its thirtieth anniversary, was an unprecedented success: 580 projects were submitted by Group employees, including the twenty that were given prizes and the seventy that presented their projects at a special marketplace event. Proof, if any were needed, that innovation at ENGIE comes from both management and employees.
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