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The International Innovation Awards is an international innovation start-up competition organized by Paris&Co. Each technology-based multi-sector start-up from across the world is invited to participate to this great experience!

The International Innovation Awards is an extension of the Grands Prix de l’innovation awarded by the City of Paris, a competition run by Paris&Co with the aim of rewarding those companies that will improve life in the city and develop the Parisian economic fabric.

The registration is open until October 23rd, 2015 by noon.

Innovation has the power to bring people  together



The 20 finalists will be invited to Paris * to pitch to a jury of investors, recognized entrepreneurs, and mentors, and participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed by 70 french big companies.
All 20 start-ups will present their work during the Grands Prix de l’Innovation with a booth at the Forum organized by Paris&Co at the Cité de la Mode et du Design.

The jury will select 6 start-ups who will have the possibility to join a start-up incubators in Paris for a 3-month program, and make a final pitch at the iiAwards ceremony in Paris.

The Winner will receive €20,000.

See terms and conditions in here

* Accommodation and flight tickets provided, business meetings with investors, major companies and other start-ups.

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The 20 finalists invited to Paris

The 20 start-ups will be invited to a 2-day immersion in Paris

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The 6 super finalists

The 6 super finalists will get an access to a start-up incubator, for a 3-month program

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The Winner

The winner will receive €20,000

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The winner of #iiAwards2015 is

DDG - Disease Diagnostic Group



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In 2014, Aéroports de Paris Group served nearly 93 million passengers, plus 41 million through airports managed abroad. The Group is developing an Open Innovation approach, drawing on top international practice. Aéroports de Paris' innovation strategy is now gaining pace, with the start of Smart Airport projects, including in new mobilities and robotics, conducted in conjunction with start-ups from a wide range of fields.

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Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of health and personal care products in the baby and adult skin care, oral and topical health care, and OTC sectors. As a global leader in cosmetics and OTC products, we touch over one billion consumers a year. Some of our company’s key global products are Neutrogena, Johnson's Baby, Aveeno and Listerine and are sold in nearly 200 countries. Some of our most popular regional brands include Actifed, Biafine and Le Petit Marseillais. Innovation is at the heart of our business and our company is always looking for new and innovative approaches to meet our customers’, consumers’ and patients’ needs and expectations.

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Fourth oil and gas international company, Total is also ranked number 2 as a solar company with Sunpower. Committed to better energy, 100 000 employees in more than 130 countries provide to customers products and services which are more secured, cleaner, more efficient, innovative and available for most people. Total support the iiAwards 2015 because innovation is a key booster for the company: precise knowledge of customers, international presence and innovation lead to a constant improvement of products and services.

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Paris&Co is the economic development and innovation agency of Paris. Paris&Co prospects and provides support for foreign direct investments, promotes the international attractiveness of Paris abroad, and fosters the Parisian innovation ecosystem by incubating startups, experimenting with new solutions, organizing events, and fostering cooperation between startups and global players. With an international team, Paris&Co incubates 200 startups, runs more than 350 projects targeting foreign companies, and hosts over 200 events every year.

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