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Viva Technology 2019: Dive into the world of positive impact innovation

Viva Technology, the international innovation and start up show will be held in Paris from 16 to 18 May 2019 at the Versailles Gate Exhibition. The event, co organised by Publicis Group and the Les Echos Group, brings together start ups and companies from around the world around a common idea: placing technological innovation at the heart of the positive transformation of our society in order to shape tomorrow's world.

#Vivatech 2019: innovations for good 

This year's edition will have 4 major themes

  • Tech For Good : Digital and technological innovations to the service of a new economy favoring inclusion and sustainable growth.   
  • Africa Tech : For the second year running, VivaTech highlights the innovative eco-sytem of African start-ups 
  • Women in Tech : Promote, stimulate vocations, finance and highlight women who move the lines in the Tech industry.  
  • United Tech of Europe : A flag bringing together European start-ups from across the continent, events and conferences dedicated to growth potential in Europe.  
This year, Vivatech enriches itself with an additional area with various lounges dedicated to networking and launches the "Better Life Avenue" to experiment with the life of the future. You will also find all the ingredients that have made Vivatech a success since its launch: Open innovation labs hosting start-ups, hundreds of conferences about the highlights themes of the edition, the opportunity to discover and test more than 100 new innovations, immersive experiences, meet the challenge, and participate in the giant 36 hours hackathon... 

Viva Technology 2019


Find out more about the 4th edition of Viva Technology. 

Discover the programme

Join BNP Paribas at VivaTech 2019

As an historic platinum partner of the event, we will welcome you into our open innovation lab of 550m², an eco-friendly space dedicated to “Positive Banking” and co-developed with partner start-ups.  Group staff and startupers will present you 45 innovative projects around 3 themes:

  • Positive Innovation : An increased positive customer experience thanks to the responsible use of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data or blockchain 
  • Positive Solutions : Supporting our clients in the energy transition and towards a sustainable business model through positive impact solutions and services 
  • Positive Society : Our commitments and programmes to accelerate the development of Social Business in diverse areas such as inclusion, energy transition, health or social support. 

Education, health, mobility, water treatment, food waste: we will also be present on the new "Better Life Avenue" space where you will discover 8 start ups and their innovations that will soon become part of your daily lives. 

The world's rendezvous to celebrate innovation


When and how to get there?

VivaTech will table place from Thursday, 16 to Saturday, 18 May 2019 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Halls 1 and 2.2.

The first two days are reserved for professionals and the general public will be hosted on Saturday, 18 May. 

  • Thursday 16 and Friday 17 May : From 8.00 a.m to 7.p.m
  • Saturday 18 May : From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

1, place de la porte de Versailles 75015 Paris

Photo credits : ©Jean-Claude Guilloux

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