Applications to IMPACT 2020 are open from October 13th to December 13th, don’t miss it ! Here’s how to get ready!



Applications to Impact China 2020 are open to French registered companies that meet the following selection standards :

  1. The company is specialized in one of the following areas:

    Digital & Tech: Internet of Things, telecommunication, internet, software (AI, Bigdata, analytics), microelectronics, Fintech, AssurTech, EdTech, LegTech etc…

    CleanTechs: Energy transition, Environnement protection, New mobilities, Industrial processes improvement…

  2. The Chinese market represents a strategic development area for the startup

  3. Turnover of the startup must be above EUR 1 million in the last financial year

  4. Startup’s equity must offer a visibility of 12 months or more

  5. The startup has more than 3 years of existence

The executive level representative selected for the programme shall:

  1. Be able to speak fluent English

  2. Plan to dedicate at least 30% of his/her time within the next 12 months to do business development on the Chinese market

  3. Have or plan to recruit at least one Chinese-speaking employee within 1 year

A selection out of a ranking of projects

Startups or innovative companies will be evaluated and ranked by a jury of French and Chinese experts based on the questionnaires and material provided in the application process, and an oral interview.

The top companies in this ranking

will be admitted to participate in Impact China 2020, 4+1 weeks acceleration, with an associated cost of EUR 12 500 ex-Tax. An optional 5th week can be requested by the alumni to take place by September 2020.

Get ready to Apply:

  1. Fill out the application form
  2. The cost of the program is EUR 12 500 per company for two persons, including : the program, the interpreter and domestic flights and trains during Phase 1 and 2. Accomodation and international flights are not included. Application fee is EUR 300 excluding value-added tax and other taxes and will be integrated in the program’s price if the company is selected. Special EUR 100 Early-Bird discount price for any application before October 21st.

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