Medinnovant Concours 2023

SustainabilityRenewable EnergyData Entrepreneurship



Competition Summary

Medinnovant Concours 2023 is a call to innovators, thinkers, and doers to accelerate the development of their eco-innovative projects. Organized by L'établissement public d'aménagement Euroméditerranée, this challenge is all about addressing the sustainable development challenges of the Mediterranean territories.

Key Information

  • Duration: Candidature submissions from 1st to 30th September 2023. Finalists selected in October 2023. Grand finale on 21st November 2023.
  • Prize: A whopping 50,000 € to be shared among the top 5 innovators.
  • Location: The grand finale will be held at La Coque, Place Henri Verneuil, 13002 Marseille.

Challenge Focus, Goal, and Topic

Whether you're into optimizing water resource management, urban digital services, waste management, or any other domain of sustainable urban development, this challenge is for you. Some of the key challenges include:

  • Utilizing rooftops for multiple sustainable purposes.
  • Integrating biodiversity in urban settings.
  • Developing decarbonized mobility solutions for artisans and merchants.
  • Transforming wastewater into a resource.
  • Using big data to determine energy sources and consumption patterns in buildings.

Prizes and Recognition

Hold onto your hats, folks! Medinnovant Concours 2023 isn't playing around when it comes to rewards. With a whopping 50,000 € up for grabs, to be shared among the top 5 innovators, this competition stands tall among its peers. But that's not all! Winners also get:

  • A 5-minute pitch opportunity during the award ceremony.
  • Extensive media coverage across various channels.
  • A chance to test and demonstrate their innovative solution at the Euroméditerranée eco-city.
  • Personalized visits and sessions with key stakeholders.
  • Legal support, accelerator programs, and much more.

How Does the Challenge Work

Candidates submit their projects between 1st and 30th September. A jury then selects the finalists in October. The grand finale, where winners are announced, takes place on 21st November 2023.

Short Introduction of the Organizing Company

Meet L'établissement public d'aménagement Euroméditerranée (EPAEM) - not just any organization, but the mastermind behind some of the most innovative urban projects in the Mediterranean. With a whopping 7 billion € project in their portfolio, they're transforming Marseille into a beacon of sustainable urban development. From leading France's fourth-largest business district to pioneering eco-friendly innovations, EPAEM is all about creating vibrant, sustainable spaces that resonate with the Mediterranean spirit. And with the Medinnovant Concours 2023, they're inviting you to be a part of this transformative journey.

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