Breakthrough Innovations Challenge

Showcase the products of the future

Innovation Spaces

Discovery is a fascinating zone at VivaTech dedicated to the most amazing and promising hardware technologies, from IoT to wear ables, drones and robots. VivaTech is looking for unique startups with innovative products that visitors can try and experience themselves.

Parks are VivaTech areas dedicated to innovation around many themes: robotics, foodtech, mobility, entertainment…. You will be invited to showcase your products in a futuristic space, among many other cutting-edge projects.

Immersive showrooms are creative digital spaces where online users are invited to discover, interact and walk through an immersive experience around cutting-edge products and innovations.

The Challenge

The most amazing products of tomorrow, from IoT to drones, vehicles, food and robots.

VivaTech is looking for unique startups with innovative products that visitors can try and experience themselves. This challenge will select the most innovative startups and products with the unique opportunity to exhibit for free during four days. 

Winners Prizes

Be Showcased

  • Get a space (online or in-person) to demonstrate your solution to the attendees in the Discovery Zone or in one of the VivaTech Innovation Parks and showrooms
  • Free Startup tickets (online or in-person for the 4 days at VivaTech

Pitch & Meet during the event

  • Get a chance to pitch on the Arena stage and various other VivaTech channels
  • Get full online (and/or in-person) “Startup” perks and enjoy their benefits during the event (conferences, experiences, meetings, networking…)
  • Get a chance to be selected for our “30 Bests” innovation label

Selection Criteria

  • Relevance of the technology
  • “Wow” effect and potential for inspiration in the future
  • Possibilities of demonstration and showcasing
  • Maturity of the project
  • Potential of experience and interaction


April 16, 2021
Program dates Jun 16 - Jun 19, 2021
Organizer Viva Technology
Website Visit website
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