Région Sud Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur


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The Region Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Five challenges for a better life in Mediterranée

The Region Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has a great potential for innovation as well as a set of strategic sectors for which it has competitive advantages when compared to other regions from France and Europe. From digital technology to immunology, as well as energy and environmental technologies, the Region Sud can claim the largest pool of startups and young innovative companies in France. A hundred of them are created each year in the region. This dynamic of innovation is based on powerful regional ecosystem animated in particular by nine competitiveness clusters, which mesh the regional economy and structure sectors of excellence around several themes. The Region is recognized worldwide for its advanced technologies. The Region Sud has quickly become a key economic partner by implementing new services, news tools and focusing its strategy on innovation to better support SMEs.

The Region Sud Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur Challenges

Challenge 1
360° diagnosis of a professional mobility project

How can your solution (online service offer, service component, data sets...) complement and enrich a 360° diagnosis of a professional mobility project?

Challenge 2
Attractiveness of a job offer

How can your solution (online service offer, service component, datasets...) improve the attractiveness of a job offer from a VSE / SME?

Challenge 3
Innovation & management of tourism flows

How can your solution promote the spread of tourist attendance over time and space and / or contribute to the development of eco-responsible tourism?

Challenge 4
Le French Smart Port in Med

Challenges by The Port of Marseille Fos, The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Aix Marseille Provence, Aix Marseille University

Challenge 5
Flexgrid Challenge: AI for optimised energy systems of a smart territory

Propose solutions involving AI techniques on energy flexibility to reduce seasonal peaks, congestions, SAIDI/SAIFI indexes to comply with energy transition ambitions.

Winners Prizes

Why participate?


1st -
Get 2 free Startup tickets for the 3 days at VivaTech

2 nd -
Pitch in front of a jury
composed of innovation experts (Région SUD, Pôle emploi, Apec, ARDML PACA,
Mindmatcher, Mnémotix)

3rd -
Start a conversation with our R&D project team and business units in order to assess feasibility of future collaboration


 Check out the 5th reward we have for you... 


1st -
Get 2 free Startup tickets for the 3 days at VivaTech

2 nd -
The selected SMEs will profit of a 2 days support by Capenergies to get funding and/or to find business opportunities.


11-13 juin 2020

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