Sustainability Innovations Challenge

Showcase the products, solutions and technologies for the planet in a very special innovation space at VivaTech!

About Viva Tech


Created in 2016 by Publicis and "Les Echos" group, VivaTech has become the biggest startup and tech event in Europe and is recognized worldwide as a powerful catalyst for business transformation, startup growth and innovation for the common good. Every year, VivaTech brings together the world’s top business leaders, startups, investors, researchers and thinkers for a unique experience combining inspiration, networking and a showcase for innovation, with the 6th edition taking place on June 15-18 2022.




How can technology respond to the 21st century social and environmental challenges and accelerate the ecological and solidarity transition?

VivaTech is looking for unique startups with innovative products, solutions and technologies that demonstrate a concrete and positive innovation for the planet.


Expected innovations


Sustainable & Next Generation Energies


Smart Farming & Food


Cleaner Air, BlueTech & Planet


Preserved Nature & Biodiversity


Green Digital Solutions & Products


Innovation spaces at VivaTech


The Discovery & Arena

The Discovery is a fascinating zone dedicated to the most amazing and promising hardware technologies from IoT to drones, wearable, DeepTech, vehicles, food and robots. You will be invited to showcase your product in the central VivaTech zone for innovation discoveries and amazement.

Innovation Parks

The Innovation Parks are VivaTech areas dedicated to innovation around various themes: robotics, FoodTech, mobility, GreenTech... You will be invited to showcase your product in a futuristic space, among many other cutting-edge projects.

Digital showrooms

The immersive digital showrooms are creative digital spaces where online users are invited to discover, interact and walk through an immersive experience around cutting-edge products and innovations, in which your product will be showcased.


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Get a space to demonstrate your solution to the attendees in the Discovery Park or in one of the VivaTech Innovation Parks and showrooms


Free Startup tickets for the 4 days at VivaTech




Get a chance to pitch on the Arena stage and various other different VivaTech channels (like the VT News, Social Medias, Twitch…)


Get the full “Startup” perks and enjoy their benefits during the event (conferences, experiences, meetings, networking…)



Get a chance to be selected for our “22 Bests” innovation label


Get a chance to be featured in one of our immersive digital showrooms

Get a chance to be selected for exclusive VIP Tours that brings top profiles from around the world at your booth



Launch of the challenge


Application deadline


Selection final list