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  Grand EST
April 4
& 5, 2019

in Mulhouse, KMØ


Large groups

Find innovations

Multiply business opportunities with innovative startups/SMEs!

  • Make your calls for projects known and relay them to the startup/SME ecosystem

  • Take advantage of the appeal of multi-large group open innovation to broaden the profiles of innovative startups/SMEs that usually meet your needs

  • Promote your call for projects in front of the media and the main actors of innovation in the region

  • Valuation of your group as an innovative player in the economic development of the territory

    FOR WHOM? 

  • The major national and international groups present in the territory.

  • Mid-caps seeking to accelerate their development through open innovation


Startups / Innovative SMEs

Boost your business

Access the market of large groups and mid-caps …. Why apply?

  • To make your offer of services known, with a single file, to all the partner large groups.

  • To pitch in front of the innovation heads of major groups and speed up your contact with them.

  • To get a business meeting with one or more large groups and thus gain faster access to markets of large groups.

For whom? 

Startups and innovative SMEs with a solution that meets the needs of large groups.
(see call for projects sheets)


  • Complete the online application form

  • Read the calls for projects from large groups

  • Complete as much data as possible in your application file to allow large groups to analyze your proposal. Give yourself every chance to be selected!

Before applying, consult the calls for projects of large groups


La Poste, GRDF, Crédit Agricole Technologies et Services, La Caisse des Dépôts

From February 8, each of our partner large groups will express their needs and expectations for collaboration with start-ups and innovative SMEs.

Download them by clicking above

partner large groups

in cooperation with the ecosystem

the agenda


February 8 at 11am: launch of calls for projects

Région Grand Est - Maison de la Région de MULHOUSE
4, avenue du Général Leclerc - 68055 MULHOUSE CEDEX

and opening of online applications for startups/SMEs.

the calls for projects will be available online from 11am

March 20 at midnight: closing of applications

March 26: Selection committee

Following the selection by the partner large groups on March 26, the selected startups/SMEs will receive a dedicated email with the location and times of the business meetings

april 4 and 5, 2019

in KMØ, Mulhouse

APRIL 4, 2019

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Pitches of the large groups and the 10 to 20 startups selected, in front of the territory's ecosystem.

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Networking evening between large groups, innovative startups/SMEs, partners and the region's innovative ecosystem

APRIL 5, 2019

9:00 am to 1:00 pm: business meetings between large groups and startups

To attend the pitches of large groups and/or the party