Futur en Seine is the European biggest festival dedicated to digital innovation. It was created in 2009 by Cap Digital, a French business cluster for digital content and service, to promote the latest services and products to the general public and to an audience of professionals.
The 6th edition will take place in the heart of Paris in two historical venues, the Gaîté Lyrique and the CNAM. Startups, innovative companies, research labs, designers, innovators and artists are invited to showcase their projects in the exhibition of the “Village des innovations” from June 11-14, 2015.
During four days, the festival offers a profusion of events related to digital culture: tech demos, conferences, workshops, professional events, exhibitions, concerts and parties. The festival will then spread throughout the whole Paris Region till June 21 with a series of local events on innovation.
Call for applications
Who can apply?
This call for participation is open to all: companies, SMEs, startups, laboratories, universities, innovators, designers and artists willing to showcase and present an innovative project from 11th to 14th of June (4 full days mandatory) within the Village des Innovations.
When is the deadline to apply?
Closure of the call scheduled on 15th of December 2014 at 12:00
Where does the festival take place?
From 11th to 14th of June, the festival will take place in 3 places close to each other located in central Paris : CNAM, Gaite Lyrique and Square Emile Chautemps.
How can I apply?
It’s simple and free, you just need to fill in the application form
Prizes Futur en Seine 2015
This year, five prizes will be awarded to the best startups during the closing event:
- Prize of the Public
- Prize of the Jury
- Prize for the best Design
- Prize for the General Interest 2.0
- Prize for Collaborative Research
Futur en Seine 2014 : track record
- 165 projects exhibited including 11 international projects at the Village des innovations
- More 150 events in the Paris Region
- 78 000 visitors including 23 000 at the Village des Innovations
- 23 countries represented at the Village des Innovations
- 6 Prizes awarded
- 150 journalists and 800 press mentions
- More 10 000 tweets mentioning the festival
- 302 meetings in the business convention
“Futur En Seine is the Techcrunch Disrupt of France, if not Europe. It is a place where all the innovative high tech companies from France and not only gather to share ideas and inspiration. A truly remarkable event with great speakers and very inquisitive and educated visitors. I highly recommend Futur En Seine to anyone willing to attend or contribute to it.” – Andrasz Huszti, Co-founder at Begemot-Begemot app development company.