i-Nov innovation contest: the 11th wave is open!

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What is the i-Nov Competition?

The 11e wave of the i-Nov Innovation Contest is open until April 11, 2023. The call for projects aims to support innovation projects with particularly strong potential for the French economy; it is operated by Bpifrance and ADEME.

Start-up and SME projects with the potential to become leaders in their field with a international dimension are particularly sought after in this competition.

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The i-Nov competition allows you to obtain a financing of 35% to 45% of the cost of your project in 2 forms :

  • 75% of grants,
  • 25% of recoverable advances.

What are the eligibility criteria?

  • Company : start-ups and French SME
  • Individual project whoseThe expenditure base is between 1 and 5 M€.
  • Project duration between 12 and 36 months
  • Themes Digital; Health; Transport, mobility, cities and sustainable buildings; Energy, resources and natural environments
  • Character innovative, economic impact and environmental performance of the project
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G.A.C. assists you in your public financing projects

Since 2021, G.A.C. has had a success rate of 45% on the files submitted to this competition with an average amount of aid obtained of 620k€!

G.A.C. accompanies Zaion in all matters related to the public financing of our innovation: CIR, Call for projects. It is important for us to be able to exchange in confidence on our projects, our strategy and to have, beyond the realization of missions, a real partner.

Franz FODERE, President Zaion
Will you be a candidate in this new wave of the competition?


Our experts are at your disposal to accompany you and maximize your chances of success. Book a 20-minute appointment with one of our grants and subsidies experts!

Read the feedback from Zaion, winner of the 7th wave of the i-Nov Contest.

Zaion is a start-up from the Paris region that specializes in voice-based customer relations based on artificial intelligence. Zaion was winner of the 7e i-Nov competition wave with the Smart Coaching project and has raised more than 1M€. thanks to the support of G.A.C.

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