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Tech4Islands Awards 2020 - The Recovery

The international competition of innovative solutions BY and FOR the islands in favor of RECOVERY of island territories towards a more self-sufficient, sustainable and resilient development.

MOBILIZE FOR THE ISLANDS OF FUTURE!

You are a start-up in its early stages, an innovative company, a research organization or a university, mobilize for THE ISLANDS OF FUTURE !

Starting on Tuesday May 26 and until Monday July 20, 2020 , APPLY for TECH4ISLANDS AWARDS 2020, the only international competition which brings out the innovative solutions BY and FOR the islands in favor of RECOVERY of island territories, for a more self-sufficient, sustainable and resilient development.

  • THE GRAND PRIX TECH4ISLANDS WORLD

    For all candidates.
    • Invitation and participation at the next TECH4ISLANDS SUMMIT in Tahiti, transportation and accommodation for a representative of the Winner, exhibition space and keynote.
    • Full Pass #MyGlobalVillage for Free access to trade fairs, sector visits, pitch sessions and highlights from the French-speaking villages of CES in Las Vegas, VivaTech Paris and affiliated events in Europe, America and Africa 2021.
    • Mentoring by Fleur PELLERIN, former minister and founding president of the KORELYA CAPITAL investment fund.
    • Masterclass offered by the NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPATIAL STUDIES (CNES) on space applications and business opportunities, at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Meeting with the team of innovation experts from the "CONNECT BY CNES" program at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Exclusive support to build the projext in order to obtain the Efficient Solutions Label, offered by the SOLAR IMPULSE FOUNDATION and its experts community.
    • 3h of coaching in media, communication and marketing influence offered by Inès LEONARDUZZI, CEO of DIGITAL FOR THE PLANET.
    • 3h of coaching to optimize the pitch deck and the presentation technique to English-speaking Venture Capital offered by SMART OCEANIA.
    • Exclusive access for a year at Online Waves and privileged access to the international network of the WAVES OF CHANGE Coalition and its events.
    • Networking with social and environmental impact investment funds.
    • Valorization in the media.
    • Other prizes offered by THE FRENCH TECH POLYNESIA partners.
  • THE GRAND PRIX TECH4ISLANDS OCEANIA

    For Pacific Islanders.
    • 3 months of free incubation in the OVERSEAS NETWORK accelerator at STATION F in Paris.
    • 6 months of free incubation within PRISM, the CCISM incubator in Tahiti.
    • Invitation and participation at the next TECH4ISLANDS SUMMIT in Tahiti, transportation and accommodation for a representative of the Winner, exhibition space and keynote.
    • Full Pass #MyGlobalVillage for Free access to trade fairs, sector visits, pitch sessions and highlights from the French-speaking villages of CES in Las Vegas, VivaTech Paris and affiliated events in Europe, America and Africa 2021.
    • Mentoring by Fleur PELLERIN, former minister and founding president of the KORELYA CAPITAL investment fund.
    • Masterclass offered by the NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPATIAL STUDIES (CNES) on space applications and business opportunities, at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Meeting with the team of innovation experts from the "CONNECT BY CNES" program at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Exclusive support to build the projext in order to obtain the Efficient Solutions Label, offered by the SOLAR IMPULSE FOUNDATION and its experts community.
    • 3h of coaching in media, communication and marketing influence offered by Inès LEONARDUZZI, CEO of DIGITAL FOR THE PLANET.
    • 3h of coaching to optimize the pitch deck and the presentation technique to English-speaking Venture Capital offered by SMART OCEANIA.
    • Exclusive access for a year at Online Waves and privileged access to the international network of the WAVES OF CHANGE Coalition and its events.
    • Networking with social and environmental impact investment funds.
    • Valorization in the media.
    • Other prizes offered by THE FRENCH TECH POLYNESIA partners.
  • THE GRAND PRIX TECH4ISLANDS OVERSEAS

    For candidates from French overseas territories.
    • Stand on the French Pavilion at Eureka Park at the next CES, the world's largest innovation fair, offered as part of the BUSINESS FRANCE - Overseas Ministry partnership.
    • 3 months of free incubation in the OVERSEAS NETWORK accelerator at STATION F in Paris.
    • 6 months of high-level incubation offered within the ZEBOX Caribbean incubation hub located in Guadeloupe.
    • Invitation and participation at the next TECH4ISLANDS SUMMIT in Tahiti, transportation and accommodation for a representative of the Winner, exhibition space and keynote.
    • Full Pass #MyGlobalVillage for Free access to trade fairs, sector visits, pitch sessions and highlights from the French-speaking villages of CES in Las Vegas, VivaTech Paris and affiliated events in Europe, America and Africa 2021.
    • Mentoring by Fleur PELLERIN, former minister and founding president of the KORELYA CAPITAL investment fund.
    • Masterclass offered by the NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPATIAL STUDIES (CNES) on space applications and business opportunities, at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Meeting with the team of innovation experts from the "CONNECT BY CNES" program at STATION F, in Paris.
    • Exclusive support to build the projext in order to obtain the Efficient Solutions Label, offered by the SOLAR IMPULSE FOUNDATION and its experts community.
    • 3h of coaching in media, communication and marketing influence offered by Inès LEONARDUZZI, CEO of DIGITAL FOR THE PLANET.
    • 3h of coaching to optimize the pitch deck and the presentation technique to English-speaking Venture Capital offered by SMART OCEANIA.
    • Exclusive access for a year at Online Waves and privileged access to the international network of the WAVES OF CHANGE Coalition and its events.
    • Networking with social and environmental impact investment funds.
    • Valorization in the media.
    • Other prizes offered by THE FRENCH TECH POLYNESIA partners.
  • THE FINAL JURY

    • Tea FROGIER - Minister of Modernization of the Administration, in charge of Energy and Digital of the government of French Polynesia
    • Olivier KRESSMANN - President of The French Tech Polynesia
    • Olivier GASTON - President of the Executive Committee of OCTA (Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union)
    • Kosi LATU - Director General of SPREP (Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Program)
    • Fleur PELLERIN - Former Minister and Founder of KORELYA Capital
    • Salwa TOKO - President of the National Digital Council
    • Marie VILON - Head of Community, Mission French Tech
    • Dominique CAIGNART - Director of the Île-de-France and Overseas Networks of Bpifrance
    • Johann REMAUD - Business France Overseas Actions Network Coordinator
    • Stéphane DISTINGUIN - President of the Grande École du Numérique and Fabernovel CEO
    • Frédéric MONCANY DE SAINT-AIGNAN - President of the French Maritime Cluster
    • Stéphane MURIGNIEUX - President of IDETOM (Institute for the Ecological Transition of Overseas)
    • Thomas Fouquet - Advisor to the Director - Innovation, Applications & Science of CNES (National Center for Space Studies)
    • Inès LEONARDUZZI - CEO of Digital For The Planet
    • Raphaël CUVELIER, Vice-President of the Ocean & Climate Platform and former director of programs for the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
    • Raphaëla LE GOUVELLO - Founding President of Respect Ocean
    • Daniel HIERSO - President of Outre-mer Network
    • Tristan PIRON - Co-pilot of innovation of the Digital Health Council for the economic development of the e-health sector and coordinator of the Health sector at the Comex of the Francophone Village
  • THE PRESELECTION JURY

    • Olivier KRESSMANN - President of The French Tech Polynesia
    • Gaspard TOSCAN DU PLANTIER - Secretary of The French Tech Polynesia, General Director of SOFIDEP
    • Jean-Victor LUSSAN - Vice-president of The French Tech Polynesia, manager of GALATEA
    • Philippe LEMONNIER - Vice-president of The French Tech Polynesia, manager of PACIFIC VENTURY
    • Benjamin MONTAIGNAC - Trainee of the National School of Administration, in charge of the mission of the Territorial Delegation for Research and Technology within the High Commission of the Republic in French Polynesia
    • Vaimiti DUBOUSQUET - Scientific and Technological Innovation Officer, French Polynesia Research Delegation
    • Caroline MESSIN - Pacific Territorial Delegate of Bpifrance
    • Annaïg LE GUEN - CNRS, Director of CRIOBE, Vice-President of the RESIPOL Consortium (Research Higher Education Innovation for Polynesia)
    • Gérard SIU - Vice-President of the Maritime Cluster of French Polynesia
    • Franck LUCAS - Co-director of the Pacific Doctoral School
    • Hervé VARET - Director of the Louis Malardé Institute, representing the RESIPOL Consortium (Higher Education Innovation Research for Polynesia)
    • Alexandre TROUVILLIEZ - Project manager for “Renewable energies, sustainable development” at ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency)
    • Nasturtium MOYRAND - Support and innovation manager of the CCISM PRISM incubator
    • Christophe CARBOU - Director of the Innovation Pole, Incubator and Accelerator of Innovative Companies ADECAL Technopole of New Caledonia

CALENDAR

1

Apply

May 26 - July 20, 2020

2

Finalists Announcement

9 September 2020

3

Final Jury

29 September 2020

4

Prizes Awards in Tahiti

23 April 2021

THE MAIN AXES OF THE ISLAND RECOVERY

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HEALTH TECH & E-HEALTH

Protect populations and allow equal access to healthcare in remote islands by deploying telemedicine, telediagnosis and teleconsultation solutions at home. Support people who are psychologically weakened by the Covid-19 crisis, the confinement and its induced effects.

blue economy

SUSTAINABLE & RESILIENT BLUE TECH

Accelerate recovery and reduce the social crisis by preserving islands, oceans and biodiversity, strengthen island resilience to climate change and develop shared and low-carbon wealth.

circular economy

CLEAN TECH & CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Eliminate plastics and reinvent our way of production and consumption, so that the Smart Islands become models of eco-consumption by adopting a global management of their waste and its valuation, regardless of the sector (agro-production, energy, tourism, etc.).

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SMART, ECO-RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

Allow access to the new tourism professions for the populations of the islands, favor the rapid return of a regulated and controlled activity which values ​​the cultural and natural balances.

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DIGITAL INCLUSION

Fight against computer illiteracy to reduce the social and territorial division and develop the use of digital, an essential lever to reduce inequalities and allow everyone to access public services, training, higher education, economic activity and employment. Integrate teleworking tools on an island scale.

Our Tech4Islands Awards Partners

The international Tech4Islands Awards competition is organized by THE FRENCH TECH POLYNESIA, convergence of Polynesian innovation forces, with the support of LA FRENCH TECH, the "French Polynesia Government, Overseas Ministry", Business France, Bpifrance and the Pacific Fund.
It is also supported by major regional and international players in innovation and protection of the oceans and the planet .
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