One Week Left to Register for EIT Manufacturing’s BoostUp! FRANCE 2023

EIT Manufacturing, the largest manufacturing-focused Knowledge and Innovation Community in the Industry in Europe launched the BoostUp! FRANCE 2023 call on August 7th. Despite being the first edition of this call in France, this program has received a very positive response from French startups with innovative solutions in Circular Economy, that aim to benefit from internationalization opportunities, tailored growth support, and prize awards. With just one week remaining, the application deadline is rapidly approaching on October 5th, 2023.

BoostUp! FRANCE 2023 will serve as a key platform for French startups to drive innovation for Circular Economy in Europe. EIT Manufacturing, within the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, is actively seeking visionary entrepreneurs who are ready to lead the transformation of the manufacturing sector.

Driving Circular Economy for the Industry

In alignment with EIT Manufacturing’s commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, this year’s competition places a special emphasis on Circular Economy solutions. French startups with innovative offerings in the following categories are encouraged to apply:

  • Low Environmental Footprint Systems & Circular Economy for Green Manufacturing
  • Flexible Production Systems for Competitive Manufacturing
  • Digital & Collaborative Solutions for Innovative Manufacturing Ecosystems
  • Human-machine co-working for socially sustainable manufacturing

Working towards a sustainable industry is one of EIT Manufacturing’s priorities. BoostUp! FRANCE 2023 underscores this commitment with its focus on Circular Economy, which represents the future of responsible manufacturing, promoting resource efficiency, reducing waste, and achieving long-term environmental sustainability. France’s and its startups’ strong commitment to sustainability, and the country’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem make it a prime choice for hosting the BoostUp! competition.

Jérémie Dalibot, Business Creation Manager at EIT Manufacturing West

The Grand Event on December 8th, 2023

Save the date for the crowning moment of BoostUp! FRANCE 2023, set to take place on December 8th, 2023, at the iconic Station F in Paris, from 09:30h to 13:30h. This event will feature engaging activities, including pitches by the 10 selected finalist startups, insightful keynote presentations, panels of experts from the industry, an award ceremony, and a networking lunch to mingle with all the attendees.

A Pathway to Success in Europe

Participating startups can look forward to an array of benefits, including:

  • Internationalization Opportunities: EIT Manufacturing will unlock new markets and expand business horizons, both in France and beyond.
  • Tailored Growth Support: shortlisted finalists will receive two months of dedicated expert guidance, equipping them with the tools needed to achieve their growth objectives.
  • Prize Awards: winners of the competition will have the opportunity to claim substantial cash prizes, from €3,000 to €7,000.



For detailed information and to apply, please visit the call’s official website:


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