The École polytechnique incubator is continuing its network events, Ecosystem Days, on 14 December, with a focus on dilutive financing. Come and take part, it's an opportunity to share expertise open to all those involved in innovation!
The École polytechnique incubator is launching its 1st network events, Ecosystem Days, themed and open to all innovation players. On 30 November, the first event will focus on intellectual property and legal issues. We look forward to seeing you there!
Created by three alumni of École Polytechnique, the event dedicated to space and its exploration takes place from November 17th to 19th on the School’s campus. Hosting SpaceCon 2023 illustrates École Polytechnique's strong commitment to its research, training and innovation missions, and to meeting the most ambitious challenges in space research and exploration.
École Polytechnique has hosted the seminar for the first French Tech 2030 class. It gathered the program's institutional partners and the 125 winning start-ups, of which 16 from Ecole Polytechnique’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. At the same time, a ranking by the the French newspaper Le Figaro confirmed Ecole Polytechnique’s strong entrepreneurial dynamism.
The founders of two start-ups incubated at École Polytechnique’s incubator, X-Up, took part in the European Venture Program organized once a year as part of the EuroTech Universities Alliance, which includes École Polytechnique. This year’s edition of this entrepreneurship boot camp took place from August 2 to 9, 2023. It embarked the participants on a journey to discover the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
Several start-ups from École polytechnique's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem were present at VivaTech 2023, whose 7th edition confirmed its status as one of Europe's leading tech events, attracting 150,000 visitors, 50% more than in 2022.
Eleven start-ups from École polytechnique took part in the 2023 edition of Spring, the Paris-Saclay Cluster innovation and entrepreneurship event, held on June 1 and 2 on the HEC Paris campus. The program included project presentations and meetings with investors.
Gustave Ronteix (X 2014), leader of the Orakl project (1st prize), Léonie Schröder (Télécom SudParis), leader of the HUVY project (2nd prize ex aequo), Hugo Weidmann (M 2021) and Alexander Dmoch (M 2022), leaders of the Noctua Care project (2nd prize ex aequo) won the 2023 Bertrand Pivin Awards. They were rewarded for their innovations in the healthcare field, which the jury choosed to highlight this year.
Launched in 2020, Polytechnique Ventures is the venture capital fund financed by École Polytechniqu’s alumni and dedicated to the School’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. With nine investments already made, it aims to build a portfolio of 15 to 20 investments in the deep tech field within two years.
Edmond Baratte, a recent doctor from the Plasma Physics Laboratory, is leading a project combining plasma technologies to produce methane from carbon dioxide in the most carbon-neutral way possible. Thanks to funding from SATT Paris-Saclay, the aim is to design a prototype showing the process's efficiency
The start-ups included in the 2023 Next40 /FrenchTech 120 lists were unveiled on February 19th. Ten of tte 40 Next 40 start-ups were created or co-founded by École polytechnique alumni. One out of five French unicorns - start-ups valued at more than $1 billion - also originated from the X entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.