Announcing…international finalists!

Hello Tomorrow
Sep 19, 2016 · 4 min read

Right, here’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The announcement of track finalists for the Hello Tomorrow Challenge, who will go on to compete in one of ten industrial categories for €15,000, and ultimately, the €100,000 grand prize.

All of this is going to go down at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris on October 13–14 at the CENTQUATRE. In the meantime, you’ll get to find out who the finalists are and what they do.

Ready? Here goes.

Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2016 list of finalists by track

Aeronautics

Sponsored by Safran

  • Helicity Technologies (USA): low-cost, non-toxic anti-icing coatings for airplanes

Air Quality

Sponsored by Air Liquide

  • Air Visual (China): forecasting air quality for more than 5,000 cities worldwide

Beauty & Wellbeing

Sponsored by L’Oreal

  • Blitab Technology (Austria): tactile tablet for the blind

Data & AI

Sponsored by La French Tech

  • Instantaneous Wireless(USA) : quantum advances in wireless applications through instant clocking

Energy

Sponsored by Butagaz

  • Beebryte (France): minimizing electricity costs by storing energy based on price variations

Food & Agriculture

Sponsored by Carrefour

  • Entomics Biosystems (UK): transforming food waste into 3 sustainable ‘fuels’

Healthcare

Sponsored by Roche

  • Ananda Devices(Canada) : organ-on-a-chip technology to shorten drug development cycles

Industry 4.0

Sponsored by Airbus

  • Graphene Production (France): low-cost synthesis of graphene for industrial production

Transportation & Mobility

Sponsored by Michelin and Groupe ADP

  • Canard (Netherlands): ultra-fast monitoring of aeronautical navigation aids in airports

Water & Waste

Sponsored by Sycomore Asset Management

  • change:WATER Labs (USA): wastewater management in non-sewer communities

There you have it. The finalists who will fly to Paris on October 13–14 for the grand finale of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge. The competition will take place during the two-day conference, Hello Tomorrow Global Summit, an immersive, near-future experience where leaders and entrepreneurs gather to transform the way eat, work, travel, cure, manufacture and communicate.

Curious about who’s speaking at the Global Summit? Check it out here 👉 summit.hello-tomorrow.org/program

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