Partnerships

Many thanks to all our partners

  • Logo de La Poste
    Platinum + sponsorship

    Le Groupe La Poste

    Le Groupe La Poste is divided into 5 branches: Services-Mail-Parcels, La Banque Postale, Network La Poste, GeoPost, and Digital Services. The Group operates out of 40 countries in four continents. La Poste's 17,000 postal retail outlets make it France's leading local business network, serving 1.6 million customers every day. Every year, La Poste delivers 23.265 billion items worldwide (letters, printed advertising media and parcels), 6 days a week.
    In its "La Poste 2020: conquering the future" strategic plan, La Poste set itself the objective of stepping up its transformation by setting out to conquer new regions. With its ambition of becoming the first company to offer local personal services, for everyone, everywhere, every day, La Poste is committed to making life easier.

  • Logo Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie ADEME
    Platinum + sponsorship

    ADEME

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) is active in the implementation of public policy in the areas of the environment, energy and sustainable development. The Agency provides expertise and advisory services to businesses, local authorities and communities, government bodies and the public at large, to enable them to establish and consolidate their environmental action. As part of this work ADEME helps finance projects, from research to implementation, in the areas of waste management, soil conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy, raw materials savings, air quality, noise abatement, circular energy transition and food wastage abatement.
    ADEME is a public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition and the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

  • Logo Groupe VyV Harmonie Mutuelle
    Platinum

    The VYV Group

    The VYV Group, THE group of social protection, mutualist and united aims to provide a strong response to the current challenges of social protection. Leader of health insurance and national leader of care and support services, it protects 10 million people and works in a real society project.

  • Platinum

    ENEDIS

    Enedis is a public service company that manages the electricity distribution network. It develops, operates and modernizes the electrical grid and manages the associated data. Enedis carries out customer connections, 24/24 and 7/7 troubleshooting, meter readings and all technical interventions. It is independent of the energy suppliers, which are responsible for the marketing and management of the electricity contract. Enedis employs 38,000 people and serves 35 million people that are connected by a low and medium voltage network with a length of one million, four hundred thousand kilometers.

  • Platinum

    Eram

    Eram is a French family business since 1927, born in Saint-Pierre-Montlimart (West of France), and is the leading French shoe retailer in town centers and shopping malls with 270 stores. For 90 years, our audacious spirit guides us in our development and makes us one of the most innovative brands in our market.

  • Platinum

    Parade

    Parade was born in France in 1978. A time when the future was always in mind, when progress meant humanity was moving forward. Parade was born. It established its production unit in France, where it still produces some of its shoes today. Every man and woman working there has one sole objective: innovate to protect people, innovate so that protection becomes a way of life, a certainty.

  • Platinum

    éolane

    European leader in Electronic industrial services and Connected Solutions, éolane has 3200 collaborators in France, China, Morocco, Estonia, Germany and a 360 million € turnover. éolane is involved in every value-added stage of an electronic and/or digital product or sub-assembly: from design to maintenance and after-sales.

  • KEOLIS nouveau logo
    Platinum

    Keolis

    Keolis is the world leader in shared mobility & a pioneer in the development of public transport.Internationally recognised as the leading operator of trams and automatic metros,Keolis also operates multimodal transport modes : trains,buses,cars,shared private vehicles,river shuttles,ferries,cycles,car sharing services,electric autonomous vehicles & urban cable cars.

  • Platinum

    RS Components

    RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products to over one million customers, shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

    Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2017 had revenues of £1.51bn

  • Sponsoring

    Caisse des Dépôts

    Long-term investor, the Group Caisse des Dépôts pursues a mission of public interest and supports French economy. This institution focuses action on 4 strategic priorities:
    Territorial transition, ecological and energy transitions, digital transition, demographic and social transitions.

  • Logo AFNUM
    Sponsoring

    AFNUM

    AFNUM is the Trade Association for the digital manufacturer industry in France. This organization brings together the digital networks suppliers and manufacturers (public and private fixed and mobile networks, signal distribution equipment), digital consumer equipment manufacturers (telecommunication devices, computers, IT devices, consumer electronics equipments and components, A/V devices, photography equipments, image and data storage solutions) and professional equipment manufacturers (printing devices, IT hardware, shipping solutions). It represents in our France 80 000 employees and a turnover of 15 billion Euros.

  • Sponsoring

    Google

    Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

  • Sponsoring

    Dalkia - EDF

    A key player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated electricity company, active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission,
    distribution, energy supply and trading, energy services. A global leader in low-carbon energies, the Group has developed a diversified generation
    mix based on nuclear power, hydropower, new renewable energies and thermal energy. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services
    to approximately 37.1 million customers, of which 26.2 million in France The Group generated consolidated sales of €71 billion in 2016. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange

  • Sponsoring

    Dell EMC

    Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

  • Gold

    All Circuits

    As a leading EMS company with an automotive mindset, we design and industrialize high-quality electronics, using highly automated lines to offer a competitive & tailor-made service from the design phase through to the analysis of customer field returns in various sectors: Automotive, Medical, Energy/Industry, Telecommunications, Connected products, Consumer products.

  • Gold

    VINCI Energies

    In a world undergoing constant change, VINCI Energies focuses on connections, performance, energy efficiency and data to fast-track the rollout of new technologies and support two major changes: the digital transformation and the energy transition.

  • Gold

    ENGIE

    ENGIE acts on the whole energy value chain : from the production of a low carbone mix to providing solutions and services to customers – individuals, professionals, cities and businesses - in a more responsible and sustainable management of energy

  • Gold

    Banque Populaire

    As the leading bank for SMEs *, Banque Populaire has 150 business centers, of which 50 have been labeled NEXT INNOV. This support is specially dedicated to the new issues and constraints of start-ups and innovative companies in order to be closer to the regional ecosystems of entrepreneurship and next to innovation itself.
    * TNS SOFRES 2017

  • Logo de M2ocity filiale de Veolia
    Gold

    m2ocity

    With more than two million connected objects, m2ocity is an IoT leader in France. Our expertise enables us to provide a global approach to IoT projects for local authorities and companies, from the installation of sensors to data retrieval.

  • Le logo de SAP France
    Gold

    SAP

    As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.

  • Logo de Rutronik Electronics Worldwide
    Gold

    Rutronik

    Rutronik is one of the leading Distributors for electronic components globally. As a broadline-distributor, we offer intensive support and consulting worldwide, as well as one of the biggest product-portfolios. Rutronik is an independently run family-business.

  • Gold

    Ordre des experts comptables

    The Chartered accountants are about 20 000 throughout France and represent the 1st network of advice to companies. The Chartered accountant doesn’t just stop exact accounts, he advises companies and favorites their development: social, fiscal, legal, financial, management, asset management, organization, computing, export, human resources, strategy ... He is at the heart of all the sectors of the company.

  • Groupe Zekat logo
    Gold

    Groupe Zekat

    Zekat group and its mecatronic division:
    - Design, production, PCB assembly, wiring, system assembly
    - M2M and IoT products and services
    Our difference: expertise in multiple protocols and technologies within embedded controller systems.

  • Logo JCDecaux
    Silver

    JCDecaux

    As the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, JCDecaux, with 13,030 employees, is present in more than 75 countries. JCDecaux is currently the only world-class player to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and the development of all related activities: street furniture, transport and billboard advertising, and generated total revenues of €3,393 million in 2016.

  • Logo de Libération
    Media

    Libération

    Libération is a national newspaper of independent and free general information. Actor of the political and societal debate with values of openness, modernity and innovation, he is also the journal of changes on the lookout for new ideas.

  • Logo France 3 Pays de la Loire
    Media

    France 3 Pays de la Loire

    The France Televisions group tests, reflects and acts for the television and the media of tomorrow. A broad place is granted to the innovation and the experiments. Some of these actions are carried out in partnership with of French and European start-ups. Thepartnership initiated with World Electronic Forum in Angers is carried by common values of creation and innovation. It is also one of the missions of the regional television to accompany an event whose fame is international.
    The regional channel France 3 Pays de la Loire is mobilizing its teams to broacdast TV programms in World Electronic Forum. France 3 Loire Pays de la Loire prepare some editions of regional information : 12/13, 19/20 and Grand Soir/3, and a political TV show Dimanche en politique with reports, the direct TV and meetings. Also find all our information on World Electronic Forum on our website pdl.france3.fr and our social networks.

  • Logo Ouest France
    Media

    Ouest France

    Ouest-France is a regional daily newspaper, sold essentially in the western regions of France, as well as in Paris. It is since 1975, the first french daily newspaper. It has a daily circulation of 693 794 printed copies in 2016. Its website, ouest-france.fr is currently seen by 5 415 000 monthly unique visitors.

  • Start-UP Camp Partner

    Le Village by CA

    Le Village by CA was founded by Le Crédit Agricole. Working as a business incubator network, it’s dedicated to start-ups with high potential to support their national & international development, based on partners within an open-innovation context. Le Village by CA Angers opens in January 2018.

  • Start-UP Camp Partner

    BNP Paribas

    The involvement of BNP Paribas in the Startup Camp is a continuation of the Group's actions for innovation and accompanying changes in society. Under the WAI label, which brings together a range of services for startups, this partnership reflects BNP Paribas' desire to foster collaboration between companies and startups and its will to support international events around innovation.

  • Start-UP Camp Partner

    Leroy Merlin

    As a major actor on the worldwide DIY market, LEROY MERLIN helps residents and homeowners with their home-improvement projects.
    As the founding enterprise of the ADEO, LEROY MERLIN specialises in sales of products and solutions and, in doing so, makes a unique commitment: to provide home improvement solutions tailored to each customer’s specific needs.

  • Start-UP Camp Partner

    Angers French Tech

    Angers French Tech is a local initiative whose goal is to support IT startups and innovative SMEs. This initiative is supported by the wholde community of economic and academic stakeholders in Angers, with the aim to co-funding and sustaining an ecosystem able to identify host and assist startups as well as high growth companies. Angers stands out for its ability to accelerate, at the industrialization stage, the development of IoT projects launched by startups and innovative SMEs.

  • Start-UP Camp Partner

    La French Tech

    France is undergoing a start-up renaissance driven by a new generation of entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, and other talented people.
    It’s a new ‘Startup Republic’, home to vibrant tech hubs and a hotbed of talent, imbued with a strong enterprise culture.
    The name of this movement is La French Tech, and its actors are the French start-up.
    Since 2013, €200 million of public funding supports this movement. French start-up are united and visible thanks to a single and powerful brand, La French Tech, both in France and abroad.

  • Logo d'Evolis
    Supporting

    Evolis

    Evolis is the world leader in plastic card personalization solutions. The card printing systems, entirely developed and manufactured in Angers, provide all the options needed for graphic, magnetic and electric personalization (contact or contactless chip cards – RFID technology) of all types of cards (national ID cards, payment cards, employee badges, student cards, etc.). Evolis also markets application software for customizing cards, a complete line of card accessories as well as signature pads and support services. Based in Angers (France) with subsidiaries in Miami and Boston (United States), Mumbai (India), Singapore, Shanghai (China) and Tokyo (Japan), Evolis is a listed company on the Paris Stock Exchange (Euronext Growth) and earned sales of EUR 76.9 million in 2016. The Company has more than 370 employees and is represented in 140 countries throughout the world.

  • Supporting

    DIALOG

    For the last 20 years, DIALOG has been developing innovative IT solutions to serve the customer’s growth: The Big E for large event’s organizers, Memberz for community management and Pulse for business units.

  • Qwant
    Supporting

    Qwant

    QWANT is the European search engine that respects the privacy of its users. It enables web users to quickly access information and find the content they wish (web pages, news, videos, photos, products, music…) in a pleasant and intuitive user interface, without collecting any personal data when they search. Thus, Qwant guarantees to the user the right to search without being tracked. It delivers non-biased results, not modified according to a commercial profile. With Qwant Junior, it offers a secure and educational search engine for kids.
    Based in France, with subsidiaries in Germany and Italy, Qwant was launched in 2013 by individual entrepreneurs who own the majority of the capital and manage the company. The search engine is also supported by strategic stakeholders, Axel Springer and the Groupe Caisse des Dépôts, as well as by the European Investment Bank.

  • Logo d'Angers Loire Développement ALDEV
    Supporting

    ALDEV

    Aldev, is the Local agency for economics in Angers, exhaucing all the projects of the entrepreneurs, businessmen, other economic players, investors.
    Relocate - Accelerate - Connect, Aldev is your partner ! Aldev is also leading the "Angers Smart City" experiments for the city and the country.

  • Logo de Sogeti
    Supporting

    Sogeti

    Sogeti is a leading provider of technology and engineering services. Sogeti, subsidiary of Capgemini, delivers solutions that enable digital transformation and offers cutting-edge expertise in Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Assurance & Testing, and emerging technologies.

  • Logo de la SNCF
    Supporting

    SNCF

    SNCF is a global leader in passenger and freight transport services with revenue of €32.3 billion in
    2016, of which one-third on international markets. With 260,000 employees in 120 countries, SNCF draws on its foundations in French rail and on its extensive experience as an architect of transport services. It aims to become the benchmark for mobility and logistics solutions, both in France and worldwide. SNCF has six core businesses: SNCF Réseau (management and operation of the French rail network); SNCF Voyageurs (commuter transport in the Paris region, regional and inter-city public transport, high-speed rail in France and Europe); SNCF Gares & Connexions (management and development of stations); SNCF Logistics (freight transport and logistics worldwide); Keolis (mass transit and public transport in Europe and around the globe); and SNCF Immobilier (management and optimization of SNCF property and land assets).

  • Le Logo de Bouvet Ladubay Brut de Loire
    Supporting

    Bouvet Ladubay

    Bouvet Ladubay was founded in 1851 in the heart of the Loire Valley by Etienne Bouvet, the Monmouseau family runs the company since 1932. Bouvet Ladubay ships 6 millions bottles to over 45 countries. First Methode Traditionnelle Sparkling Wine Producer in Saumur, Bouvet Ladubay is the recipient of 500 medals across the world for the renowed quality of its Brut de Loire.

  • Logo Faith France
    Supporting

    Faith France

    The CEO of the Faith group, a Japanese music industry leader company, Hajime Hirasawa will make a keynote presentation in the morning of 27 October in the main room about Music and Technologies. Also, a subsidiary Faith France will provide the digital music experience “PlayLib” at the Business Lounge area.

  • Supporting

    Kara Technology

    KARA Technology is the project developer of the EVA boat, the first connected boat in the world and has developed a forward-looking and innovative product:
    The KARA table is designed for recreational navigation, multiple users and employs multi-touch. GPS, engines, containers, cameras, etc are connected on a single interface.
    The table is sensitive to either wet fingers or gloves. And its technology is based on 5 registered patents.

  • Logo Dynamism Automobiles Angers - Saumur BMW MiINI
    Supporting

    DYNAMISM Automobiles Angers - Saumur

    Sébastien RICHER and his Sales Team are pleased to welcome you to study your projects. You will find on board each model a real comfort and an authentic driving pleasure.