Looking for the best disruptive tech startups in AFRICA.
Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges.


Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges in order to inform the market of solutions required before the end user realizes the need themselves. Your solution may rely on elements such as satellite imaging, Big Data Analysis, Trend alerts, Smart Buildings, Comfort needs or Energy zoning. 


Your solution is expected to understand geographical changes and human needs.We will consider four key success factors for future implementation: 
>> Prediction of future opportunities
>> Ability to warn companies of adaptations required for living conditions (Access to Water, Energy, Sanitation. Air Conditioning)
>> Automated mapping to existing solutions 
>> Automated info graphics for Customers 
You may consider the expected difficulties of implementation below: 
>> Infrastructure and Data Hosting Capability
>> Tangible Data Analysis that speaks the same language as business


For this challenge we will consider only: 
  • Startups operating in Africa
For this challenge we will consider:
  • Early-stage level with MVP, looking for POC or with 1-2 POC achieved


Required format:
  • Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) – MAX 10 Megabytes. You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video.
  • Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf) – MAX 10 Megabytes

Sanofi South Africa Challenge

Sanofi South Africa Challenge


October 21
AfricArena Event Organizer
Century City, Cape Town, South Africa
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Réunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Big data, Clean technology, Clean technology and energy, Environmental services, Information technology, Smart city solutions, Water, sanitation and hygiene