Innovative projects
from all over the world


The International Innovation Awards is an international innovation start-up competition organized by Paris&Co and 50 Partners. Each technology-based multi-sector start-up from across the world is invited to participate to this great experience!
The iiAwardsParis 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 September 15th 2016

Innovation has the power
to bring people together


Why participate

The 10 finalists will be invited to Paris to pitch to a jury of investors, recognized entrepreneurs and mentors. They will also be given the opportunity to participate in a private session with the members of the Club Open Innovation, composed of 60 big French companies. All 10 startups will present their work during the Grands Prix de l'Innovation in a stand at the Forum organized by Paris&Co at the Cité de la Mode et du Design.

The 10 finalists will have 1 month of free incubation with Paris&Co incubators in the 6 months after the award ceremony held on December 14, 2016.

The 3 winners will receive :

  • 1st place prize - €12,000
  • 2nd place prize - €8,000
  • 3rd place prize - €3,000

Terms and conditions

10 finalists invited to Paris

The 10 finalists will be invited to Paris to pitch to a jury of investors, recognized entrepreneurs, and mentors.

1 month with Paris&Co incubators

The opportunity to join start-up incubators in Paris for one-month program.


The 3 winners will receive €12,000 - €8,000 - €3,000

Time remaining until final selection:

72 days
72 hours
23 45 minutes

Register as soon as possible
The largest start-up contest in the world


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