Science entrepreneurship to take center stage at Hello Tomorrow Global Summit 2016
A perfect storm of good things. That’s what they call the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit, an intimate, invite-only forum that gathers 2,000 science visionaries and entrepreneurs from around the world at the CENTQUATRE in Paris, France on October 13–14, 2016.
Our unique mix of warm, amicable atmosphere and deep technologies such as new materials, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence and more, is Hello Tomorrow’s secret recipe to fostering emotional connections with business expectations. The aim? To empower entrepreneurs to make it happen, with science.
Hello Tomorrow is an international, non-profit initiative run by science entrepreneurs for science entrepreneurs. Its goal is simple: to empower early-stage science startups by propelling inventions out of the lab and into world-changing solutions. Founded in 2011, the initiative has since grown into a vibrant ecosystem that boasts a presence across 45 countries.
This year’s list of distinguished speakers includes the following and more:
- Ed Boyden, Leader of Synthetic Neurobiology Group, MIT
- Daniel Graf, Head of Marketplace Dynamics, Uber
- Emily Leproust, CEO, Twist Biotechnology
- Hemai Parthasarathy, CSO, Breakout Labs & Thiel Foundation
- Nathaniel David, Partner, Arch Venture
- Michael Bloomberg, CEO, Bloomberg L.P.
- Emmanuel Macron, French Minister of Economy, Finances and Industry
An immersive, near-future experience
The Global Summit will bring an experience like no other, fostering emotional connections with business expectations. It is designed to simulate an interactive, near-future community that extends beyond keynotes and panels. Attendees will experience technologies for all five senses: innovative foods, connected olfactory experiences, virtual reality sports, digital art and data visualization, full body music experiences, advanced materials and more! There will also be breakthrough showcases, hot-topic debates and startup pitches.
“There was a multitude of dynamic, young and very smart people. Their energy and enthusiasm for making a real impact in the world were really exciting and inspiring to see,” said Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop and 2015 Hello Tomorrow speaker.
A grand finale for the Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2016
The Summit also serves as a capstone event for the Hello Tomorrow Challenge, an international early-stage science startup competition that attracted nearly 3,500 applications this year. Winners will be announced during the Global Summit, and will be provided with equity-free financial support, mentorship and media exposure. For this, Hello Tomorrow has partnered with major private and public entities to define the scope of this international competition, including the principal partner, BNP Paribas with L’Atelier BNP Paribas, and the Boston Consulting Group, Bloomberg, and La French Tech as global partners. Other partners include:
- Aéroports de Paris
- i-Lab Air Liquide
- Sycomore Asset Management
Learn more about the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit here 👉 summit.hello-tomorrow.org.
What is Hello Tomorrow?
Hello Tomorrow is a non-profit organization founded in 2011. It aims to bridge the gap between science entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in all major scientific and technological fields. Today, it is a global, interdisciplinary community with presence across 45 countries, gathering more than 15,000 innovators within the Hello Tomorrow ecosystem. The Hello Tomorrow Challenge, a global startup competition, has attracted nearly 5,000 startups across 112 countries since its inception in 2014. To date, €65 million has been raised by Hello Tomorrow’s finalists.
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