Innovation Week 2019

Why the Innovation Week?

For the past three years, France & Taiwan work together to enhance the entrepreneurship between our two ecosystems. By promoting the Taiwanese expertise in France and the French startup friendly ecosystem in Taiwan, a strong relationship has emerged and we want to highlight this collaboration!

What will happen during this week?

French Tech Night, Startup program, Meet la French Tech event @Meet Taipei… let’s say that you won’t get bored!

You can find more information below

4 guests from France will be inviting for this occasion. Discover who they are below!


14th French Tech Night

14th French Tech Night Chers Amis, On the occasion of the visit of a French delegation in innovation and culture in Taiwan for the 3rd Innovation Week, the French Office in Taipei and IDB in association French Tech Taiwan cordially invites you to the 14th French Tech Night Where? Taiwan Tech Arena, 3F, No. 2號, Section 4, Nanjing East Road, Songshan District, Taipei City, 105 When? Wednesday, November 13th from 6:30pm to 8:30.

Meet Taipei

The Biggest Startup Festival in Asia. The Most Integrated Entrepreneurial Resources And Networks. Powered by Business Next Media, the most influential tech media in Taiwan, and collaborated with the biggest startup community Meet Startup. Meet Taipei first launched in 2014, demonstrating its diverse content design, resources and global power, becoming the largest, most disruptive and global startup festival in Taiwan

YEI - Jury final pitch contest

For the 2020 edition of YEI, 6 AI-tech startups will be selected to go to France from March 9th to March 13th. To select the final laureates, come and join us for the YEi Jury Final Pitch onctest at TTA

Meet La French Tech @ Meet Taipei

Meet La French Tech is powered by Bureau Français de Taipei, French Tech Taiwan and Business Next Media. By presenting the innovators and entrepreneurs from French ecosystem, this event is to share what drives the innovation in France, and how startup can develop in France. The YEi program award ceremony will also be held to annouce the 6 startups selected to go to France in March 2020.

French Guests

Marialya Bestougeff,
head of Innovation at CENTQUATRE-PARIS

Graduated from EDHEC, Marialya held various positions in the PSA Group and worked in Europe, South America and Asia. After, Marialya joined Decommedia (structure dedicated to training and awareness for theater) as Commercial Director for 6 years. She is also co-founded Fixioneers (a creative digital studio) and was Head of Share Design at Sismo (design studio). She is now head of Innovation at CENTQUATRE-PARIS in charge of 104Factory, an incubator dedicated to creative and cultural startups. She develops partnerships with other incubators sich as Agoranov and Zú a new innovative space that support and promote creatives and startups in Montréal. More information about 104Factory :

Julien Chiaroni, Head of AI Grand Défi "General Secretariat for Investment

After a Master degree of Engineering and a Master in “Digital Social Science”, Julien join ANR (National Agency for Research). He is in charge of coordinating the program dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnologies (35-40 M€). After his mission as an Attaché for science and innovation in Hong Kong and Macao, Julien joined the CEA List as head of strategy and program for digital technologies and AI. He is mandated by the French government as head of one of the Grand Défi dedicated to AI : How to secure, certificate and validate Ai systems?

Camille PENE, Head of Communities at Cap Digital

After graduated in Art History, Camille PENE previously work for Paris&Co (an incubator/accelerator of the city of Paris) as head of mission for international relationship and responsible for communication and programming at Labo de l’édition (incubator of Paris&Co). For 4 years, she was head of the Futur.e.s festival dedicated to projects for a better society through digital. As head of Communities, she oversees the different activities of Cap Digital in Education, human resources, creative industries, data & AI, smart city, health and services). More information about 104Factory :

Emmanuel Vincent, Senior Entrepreneur in Residence & Head of biotechnologies and healthcare activities at Agoranov, and CEO at Aenitis Technologies

After a Master in cellular and molecular biology, and a Master of Business and Administration, Emmanuel spend many years in the field of biotechnologies for business and commercial development purposes. After working for Medicen Paris Region, a competitive cluster dedicated to Health and biology, Emmanuel joined Agoranov in 2011. He is also CEO of Aenitis Technologies, a spin off from CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) developing medical devices. More information about Agoranov here :

Special Guest

Loïc Dosseur, Director at Paris&Co

After a DESS from université de Poitier, Loïc dedicated his career to the creation, the incubation and the development of startups. After being Director of Calvados Creation, and Co-Director at SCIENTIPOLE INITIATIVE (two structures for helping and funding startups), Loïc joined for 4 years Jean-Louis Missika (Deputy Mayor for innovation, research and universities at the city of Paris) as Chief of Staff. He is now Director at Paris&Co, the incubator/accelerator of the city of Paris. More information about Paris&Co here :

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