APPLY TO FAISE

This program includes a series of Bootcamps in Taiwan (Taipei), British Columbia (Vancouver) and in the French Alps area (Grenoble), with dedicated masterclasses introducing the candidates to the local ecosystems in each country, immersion into the local incubators, connections and ad hoc support for innovation via industrial partner contacts.

 

This first year of the project will include validation of the program, testing of the advantages and/or bottlenecks and study of the expansion to additional partner international ecosystems in Asia, North America and Europe, on a long-term basis.
 

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Crédits Grenoble Alpes Métropole

HOW CAN I APPLY?

Applications forms for each destination ecosystem are available below. Visit the destination ecosystem pages for further location-specific details. 

WHO CAN APPLY? 

Startups may apply who are incorporated in France, with operation in the Alps, incorporated in Canada, with operations in British Columbia, or incorporated in Taiwan.
Please note that French startups may apply for either the British Columbia or the Taiwan bootcamps, but Canadian and Taiwan startups may only apply for the French Alps bootcamp. 


Eligibility criteria for all destination ecosystem bootcamps:

  • Any tech fields & market sectors,

  • Minimum development stage: Problem/Solution fit (ie 1st paying customer, including pre-sales)

  • No existing operational presence in destination ecosystem

  • Capable of sending at least one representative to attend destination ecosystem bootcamp, in person
    (see bootcamp dates on destination ecosystem pages) 

WHAT ARE THE SELECTION CRITERIA?

3 equally weighted criteria:

  • Appropriateness of strategic intent in destination ecosystem

  • Operational readiness for internationalization

  • Alignment of anticipated benefits of participation

 

 If the above criteria are satisfactorily met, deciding factors may include the potential for growth in the destination ecosystem, the degree of innovation inherent to the startup and/or its core technology.  

PANEL OF JUDGES

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Laurent Le Guyader, Vice President at La French Tech Taiwan

Pascal Viaud, CEO at Ubik and Board member at La French Tech Taiwan

Hon. Philippe Sutter, Consul General of the Consulate General of France in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bill Tam, Co-Founder & COO of Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster

Daniel Pilaud, President at Casserousse Consulting

Cédric Perres, CEO at Sames Kremlin

TAIWAN

Late Spring 2021

FRENCH ALPS
November 2021

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BRITISH COLUMBIA

Early Spring 2021