GDF SUEZ partners with the 2015 Edition of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge09/04/2015
1200 innovative projects were presented in the 2014 edition of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge. For the 2015 edition, more than 3600 applications have been submitted by startups from 90 countries (55% from outside of Europe). The 30 finalists were revealed at a press conference on April 9th.
The startups will compete in 6 categories:
-Food and agriculture
-Industry and raw materials
-Transport and mobility
-Energy and environment
GDF SUEZ is a partner of the Challenge and will sit on the selection committee for the Energy and Environment category.
Continuing its policy of supporting and mentoring new talent, GDF SUEZ will offer the winning startups in the Energy and Environment category the opportunity to meet with its subsidiaries and specialists, and a chance to be incubated as well as meetings with its partner incubators.
The grand finale of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge will take place on June 25th and 26th at the Cité des Sciences.
Hello Tomorrow is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs who want to develop solutions for the future that involve scientific and technological innovations. The Hello Tomorrow Challenge is meant for high-potential young projects based on laboratory technologies. 200,000 euros in prize money to be awarded as part of the competition, as well as expert assistance, high-quality training, legal counsel and media visibility.
Source: GDF SUEZ