Q&A Session on France’s Young Enterprise Initiative: Deadline May 27!
Attend this Q&A session to hear why you should apply for France’s Young Enterprise Initiative (YEi). The deadline is May 27. The prize is a plane ticket to Paris and a week exploring French ecosystems! For more information about the program and to apply on line, go here.
Qualifications? You are an innovative company with less than 30 employees with under $2 million in annual revenue.
The YEi Start in France program provides a personalized immersion week in France including training sessions, networking and one-on-one meetings that will allow each laureate to benefit from an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe.
This session will tell you “Why France” and why so many companies have chosen France for its rich R&D investment incentives…for example:
- A research tax credit covering 30% of eligible annual R&D expenses incurred in France
- For every sector, there is a specialized competitiveness cluster that fits your business
- 4 of the top 15 institutions on Reuters 2017 “World’s Most Innovative Research Institutions” list: CEA (2nd), CNRS (8th), Inserm (9th), Pasteur Institute (15th)
- Opportunities for partnerships with research labs and academic teams. CNRS works with more than 1200 startup and CEA has morand CEA has more than 500 Industrial Partnerships and 187 spinoffs.
You have nothing to lose by not applying, and you may well win one-week in France discovering France’s booming tech sector.