Application Due Date: September 30 th 2019

The MEDICATION’ INNOVANT AFRICA competitors is arranged by the metropolitan advancement company Euroméditerranée, the biggest city-centre metropolitan renewal and financial advancement operation in Southern Europe.For over 20 years, Euroméditerranée has actually been creating, establishing and constructing a detailed design for the sustainable Mediterranean city. Over a location of 480 hectares right in the centre of Marseille, France’s 2nd city, the advancement program combines civil services, retail, real estate, transportation and parking facilities, public parks and more to develop a brand-new method of ‘cohabiting’.

To support its enthusiastic strategies, Euroméditerranée aimed to ingenious business outside its own borders and over 7 years ago produced MEDICATION’ INNOVANT, an ingenious options competitors to fulfill metropolitan sustainable advancement requires in the Mediterranean area.

In 2018, Euroméditerranée opened the competitors to worldwide business owners, in specific aiming to that side of the African continent which has historical relate to the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolitan area. From amongst more than 50 applications from African business owners got and evaluated, a jury’s preferred award existed to a start-up based in Chad.

Impressed by the African tech sector’s interest in the Smart City, this year Euroméditerranée is releasing a MEDICATION’ INNOVANT competitors solely for African innovators. The function of this development contest is to determine, promote and speed up to the next level job designers( start-ups, little and medium business) aiming to give market developments (options and services) that remain in line with the goals of the Mediterranean and African sustainable city and can be carried out in Euroméditerranée’s catchment location.

The objectives of this competitors are to:

• Unearth amazing African innovators with the capability to evaluate out their ingenious options in the Euroméditerranée Ecocity;-LRB- ********).

• Establish these start-ups in Euroméditerranée’s catchment location in view of increasing their market share in Europe;-LRB- ********).

• Draw in specialists, SMEs and European groups aiming to establish their organisation in Africa.

Requirements:

MEDICATION’ INNOVANT AFRICA is a competitors available to African job designers (start-ups, little and medium business) revealing strong development which have actually established aninnovative solutionfor a requirement or concern dealing with the Mediterranean and African Smart City.

The competitors is booked for legal individuals (start-ups, SMEs) with a head workplace in Africaand legal individuals (start-ups, SMEs) bred in France however with a head workplace in Africa.

Advantages:

2 MEDICATION’ INNOVANT AFRICA 2019 awards will exist: -1 Jury Award- 1 Jury’s Favourite Award

• EUR5,000 of financing; • A 5-minute pitch throughout the MEDICATION’ INNOVANT AFRICA Awards event as part of the 3rd EMERGING VALLEY top;-LRB- ********).

• A test ground for trying and showing the ingenious option: the Euroméditerranée Ecocity (480 hectares within the 1st, second, 3rd, 14 th and 15 tharrondissements of Marseille);-LRB- ********).

• A two-hour working session with Euroméditerranée’s CEO to figure out the conditions for carrying out the acclaimed option within the Euroméditerranée EcoCity’s catchment location;-LRB- ********).

• A three-week soft landing program at Accélérateur.M situated in the CISAM (Development & Understanding Centre), Aix-Marseille University;-LRB- ********).

• Legal assistance from lawyers firm FIDAL equivalent to 4 hours to be utilized within 6 months from the awards event (copyright, infotech, circulation and business law);-LRB- ********).

• Organisation conferences arranged by the local advancement company Provence Promo;-LRB- ********).

• An individual trip of the Euroméditerranée catchmentarea with an agent of the advancement company in view of examining the prospective scope of application for the acclaimed development;

• Presence (press interactions, social networks, sites, trade fairs, and so on);-LRB- ********).

• Avideo interview with the winner providing their development, to be relayed on the Euroméditerranée YouTube channel.

• A 5-minute pitch throughout the MEDICATION’ INNOVANT AFRICA Awards event as part of the 3rdEMERGING VALLEY top;-LRB- ********).

• A one-hour working session with Euroméditerranée’s CEO to figure out the conditions for carrying out the acclaimed option within the Euroméditerranée EcoCity’s catchment location;-LRB- ********).

• A three-week soft landing program at Accélérateur.Mlocated in the CISAM (Development & Understanding Centre), Aix-Marseille University;-LRB- ********).

• Legal assistance from lawyers firm FIDAL equivalent to 2 hours to be utilized within 6 months from the awards event (copyright, infotech, circulation and business law);-LRB- ********).

• Presence (press interactions, social networks, sites, trade fairs, and so on);-LRB- ********).

• A video interview with the winner providing their development, to be relayed on the Euroméditerranée YouTube channel.Reward for the ‘jury REWARD’ benefit for the ‘jURY’s preferred REWARD’

Styles

Utilizing digital innovations to improve metropolitan living:

• Digital metropolitan services, mobile phone apps and other tools
• Contactless and linked items

Making the city an enjoyable, inviting location to live:
• Individual or cumulative devices for houses and workplaces that enhances lives and wellness
• Providers or devices that improve public areas, enhance the neighborhood and make individuals and residential or commercial property more secure
• Urban social and neighborhood development efforts

Making the city greener and cleaner:
• Style options to diminish the city’s ecological footprint (energy, water, waste, area)
• Urban management and cost-cutting systems or devices

Timeline:

1 July to 30 September: Candidates to send their applications to euromediterranée.fr/ medinnovantafrica
• 1 to 18 October: Long-listing of 15-20 applications by the technical committee
• 22 to 24 October: Short-listing of 4-5 applications
• 4– 5 December: Interviewing of short-listed candidates and discussion of awards to the 2 winners at the Emerging Valley 2019 Online Forum

For Additional Information:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Medication’ Innovant Africa 2019 Ingenious Solutions Competitors

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