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Take part in VivaTech 2023

Take part in VivaTech 2023

Choose Paris Region has developed a specific action program that leverages VivaTech to strengthen its attractiveness and destination selection for international companies and influencers by offering them an expanded experience to discover the Region and its Tech ecosystem. Choose Paris Region involves the Grand Orly Seine Bievre area in this programme.

From keynote speakers and exhibits to Labs and live experiences, VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities.

In-person or online, the 7th edition, happening June 14-17, will provide a unique opportunity to meet international investors, business leaders, fellow entrepreneurs, researchers, and innovators, and ultimately boost your business.


June 13, morning

AI TechMeeting

Panel Discussion & matchmaking with large companies from the Paris Region.
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June 13

Explorer Tour "Discover the Olympic Sites in Paris Region"

Choose Paris Region and Global Sports Week are organizing a tour to discover the Olympic sites and how the Paris Region is positioning itself as a capital of worldwide sport.

  • 10:00-11:30 - Visit Aquatic Olympic Center
    Built for the Olympics, the OAC will host water polo, diving and synchronized swimming competitions.
  • 12:00-13:30 - Lunch at Plaine Commune
    The Plaine commune territory will be at the centre of the Games with the most venues being located there.
  • 13:30-16:00 - Visit of the Olympic Village
    Largest construction site for the Games, the Olympic Village is a raw model of smart construction.

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Explorer Tour VCs

Paris has been chosen to host the next Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024. The objective of the organizers is to create a "clean" event, to change the vision of sport with a strong ecological ambition while reorganizing the cities in Paris Region. How Startups and new technologies can be integrated into major sports events?

The aim of this explorer tour on the side of Viva Technology is to show you how Paris Region is combining strong startup attractivity, how they bridge major sport events with new technologies and how VCs investments allow these technologies to be part of one of the biggest events on the planet.

This Explorer Tour is for international VCs and Media.

  • 9:15 - Meeting Point at STATION F
    The world’s largest startup campus in Paris - 5 Parvis Alan Turing, 75013 Paris
  • 9:30-11:00 - Station F, Quantum for Industry, why Now ? - Meet the Startups !
  • 11:00-12:00 - Transfer to Montigny-le-Bretonneux
  • 12:00-13:00 - Lunch at Velodrome
    1 rue Laurent Fignon 78180 Montigny-le-Bretonneux
  • 13:00-16:00 - Velodrome
    Take a ride through 5G at the host venue of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic track cycling games !
    Visit of the Velodrome and Discover the 5G Stadium Lab
    Céline Lanfranchi-Signol, Director Strategy, Innovation and Higher Education, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and Thierry Evanno, Director Collaborative projects France, Nokia.
    The urban authority of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (SQY) has been granted a new trial spectrum licence to deploy a private 5G network (in the 26GHz band).
    SQY gathered a consortium of industrials who aim to experiment new 5G use cases in a world-class venue, the Velodrome National, which hosts major track cycling competitions and more. During the UCI Track World Championships, fans, athletes, organisers and broadcasters were offered enhanced viewing and entertainment options thanks to augmented reality, virtual reality, robotics, and advanced photography and video.
  • 16:30-17:30 - The 3DEXPERIENCELab, Open Innovation in the Age of Experience
    10 rue Marcel Dassault 78140 Vélizy Villacoublay

    Frederic Vacher, Head of Innovation, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Director and Myriam Beaves, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Business Director will introduce you to the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab activities which explore cutting-edge technologies to imagine the world of tomorrow.
  • 17:45-19:00 - Transfer to Paris
  • 19:00 - Drop-off at the Opening Party – Viva Night
    Rue Montorgueil 75002, VC Night  


June 13

Learning Expedition AI R&D in Paris-Saclay

1:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Discover the innovation cluster of Paris-Saclay and visit inspirational leaders. If you are developing your AI research capacity, let's talk about partnerships with academics, large corporates, and local public support institutions inside the French largest research and innovation campus.

The trip is by private bus from Paris to Saclay and back, and includes a lunch.

1:00 pm : Departure from SAP Tower, Levallois-Perret, to Saclay

Arrival to the Innovation Playground

  • Overview of Paris-Saclay (EPAPS) and short introduction to AI in Paris-Saclay (SATT)
  • Visit of IBM research center in AI
  • Visit of Atos HPC research center
  • Visual commented campus tour

6:30 pm : Back to Paris - Porte de Versailles (TBC)

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Free of charge. This Explorer Tour is financed by Paris Region Regional Council

June 14-15 - Expo Tours @ VivaTech 2023

Join us on our exclusive Expo Tours to dive deeper into the Paris Region business ecosystem. The tours will be led by Choose Paris Region’s industry experts.

  • Energy - June 14, 2023 - 12 am
    Come and meet Total Energies, Engie and Air Liquide.
  • Artificial Intelligence - June 14, 2023 - 1 pm
    - XXII - A local success story in computer vision
    - Microsoft France - How to lead AI research in Paris Region (TBC)
    - Owkin - A French-American champion in AI for Health
    - End of the tour and beginning of the conference "AI Trends: From Lab to Market" on Stage 3.
  • Sports Tech - June 15, 2023 - 4 pm
    Get an overview of the Future of Sport in Paris Region : Seventure Partners, Orange Events, Le Tremplin

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Choose Paris Region’s services for startups during VivaTech 2023

Speed Consulting

Speed Consulting is a collective workshop organized directly on your pavilion. An expert from Choose Paris Region can quickly introduce to your delegation the dos and don’ts of developing a business in Paris Region. A perfect time for Q&A with international startups preparing their expansion to France.

1:1 Meetings

Meetings in a room of the business center. Spend 30 min with a sectorial expert of Choose Paris Region to discuss your specific needs and listen to first advices on preparing the setup of your business in Paris Region.

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June 14, evening

Networking Party 

“Tech along the Seine River” is a networking party to meet corporates, entrepreneurs, VCs, and key players of the Paris Region ecosystem.


Choose Paris Region Talks @ VivaTech 2023

Get a 360 view of available business opportunities in the Paris Region with a series of talks featuring top speakers on topics that matter to your activities :

  • June 14, 11:00-11:40 am

Attracting International Talents

Register to learn more about the assets of the Paris region when it comes to attracting and retaining foreign talent and their families. We'll also present the services available to your talents as they relocate and build their lives in the Paris Region.

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  • June 15, 4:00-4:40 pm

Impact Paris 2024 Olympics

How can major sporting events transition to a more sustainable model? Register to learn more about the innovative solutions implemented to make the Games, and other major sporting events, more environmentally friendly. 

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  • June 16, 11:00-11:40 am

Research and Innovation Support for Startups

Find out about the regional and national measures and programs available to companies based in the Paris Region to support their efforts to innovate and scale.

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