Global Summit - March 14-15 2019

Relive the key moments from 2017

More information about the 2019 Global Summit coming very soon!

Exceptional Experience

Benjamin Joffe from HAX doing a keynote in the Startup Stage

Mounir Majhoubi, Xavier Duportet & Valérie Senghor

Opening of the Summit by French Secretary of State for Digital Affairs

The Main Jungle

Full house for Eben Bayer's talk

Technologies that change our lives: to be feared or celebrated?

Laurent Alexandre, Cedric Villani, Stuart Russell and Steffi Friedrichs discuss emerging technologies and their potential impact

The Space Jungle

The calm before the storm... the Challenge Finales stage ready to welcome startup finalists

Exciting panels

Carbon & Adidas present their collaboration to industrialize 3D printing

The Hello Tomorrow community

Team members, partners, ambassadors, volunteers on stage at the end of the Summit

Investment panel discussing biotech


3D printed violin rocks the Main Stage

Laurent Bernadac presents (and plays) his 3D printed violin

Women in science & entrepreneurship panel

Exceptional panel to close the second day of the event

Behind the scenes

Ane Aanesland preps to go on stage for her Keynote

Faces in the crowd

The finals of the Global Challenge pitched to a full house in the Main Stage

And the winner is....

Moment of silence before the name of the winner of the 2017 Global Challenge is revealed

Zoot Collectif

Special thanks to these awesome jazzband who made the Summit even groovier

Startups pitch in space

The startup stage before the beginning of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge pitches

Full House

Packed audience ready for the Hello Tomorrow Challenge grand finales

Connecting with the audience

Bertille Knuckey presenting the Impact Award by Sycomore

Networking in the Jungle

Real discussions with experts and industrial leaders across interdisciplinary fields

The day after tomorrow

Epic party at the CENTQUATRE - PARIS after the Summit - where most of the connections happen

Exceptional Experience

Benjamin Joffe from HAX doing a keynote in the Startup Stage

Groundbreaking speakers

gave us a preview of the future

Can we make it to mars anytime soon?

Laura Kerber - NASA JPL

How AI might make us better people

Stuart Russell - UC Berkeley

In the future we'll all wear spider silk

Dan Widmaier - Bolt Threads

Microbes, Mycelium & Magic

Eben Bayer - Ecovative design

Enabling human hibernation for space travel

John Bradford - Spaceworks

The future of Nanomedicine

Joy Wolfram - Mayo Clinic

Upscaling a deep-tech startup

Patrick Nathen - Lilium Aviation

Making water out of air with solar panels

Cody Friesen - Zero Mass Water

Computer Vision

Luca Verre - Chronocam

Perovskite Solar Cells

Sam Stranks - University of Cambridge

Emerging technologies impact panel

Laurent Alexandre, Cedric Villani, Stuart Russell and Steffi Friedrichs. Moderated by Alexandre Cadain

The AI will see you now

Elad Benjamin - Zebra Medical Vision

New propulsion for small satellites

Ane Aanesland - Thrust Me

Smart Adaptive Therapeutics

Geoffrey Siwo - Notre Dame University

Reversing (skin) aging

Carolina Oliveira - One Skin Technologies

How can we talk about Healthcare if we don't know what health is

Larry Weiss - AOBiome

Energy Storage - The Missing Link

Don Sadoway - MIT

Waves that actually make electricity

Inna Braverman

Democratizing quantum computing

Soren Stobbe - Quantum Sparrow

Can we make it to mars anytime soon?

Laura Kerber - NASA JPL

Revolutionary Startups

take center stage

Smart acoustic material for noise attenuation

Soundbounce - Ireland

An autonomous, modular & electric transportation system

NEXT Future Transportation - Italy

Energy from ambient light & printed solar cells

Dracula Technologies - France

The all-electric, zero-emission aircraft

Ampaire - USA

CO2 capture technology for a better world

Skytree - Netherlands

An active feedback insole to improve balance

Walk With Path - England

The world’s first open source AI

Mycroft - USA

Leveraging methane to engineer innovative protein

StringBio - India

Modular production for industries of the future

Arculus - Germany

Biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana fibers

Saathi - India

Smart acoustic material for noise attenuation

Soundbounce - Ireland

Our Partners

had a blast



Wellbeing Prize

Lubomira Rochet from L'Oreal awarding the Wellbeing prize

Mobility Prize

ADP & Michelin - Melanie Carron & Matthieu Van der Elst

Healthcare prize

Philippe Soussan from BCG awarding the Healthcare prize to Path Feel

Environment Prize

Severin Fischer from BNPP awarding the Environment prize to Skytree

Energy Transition Prize

Olivier Delabroy from Air Liquide awarding the Energy Transition prize to Dracula Technologies

Data & AI Prize

Jean-Christophe Labarre (RCI Bank & Services) & Jean-Marc David (Groupe Renault) awarding the Data & AI prize to Mycroft

Grand Prize

Jacques d'Estais ready to announce the winner of the Hello Tomorrow & BNPP Paribas Grand Prize

Aerospace Prize

Aurelien Strippoli from Airbus awarding Ampaire

New Materials Partner

Stephane Roussel awarding Ampaire with the New Materials Prize

Food & Agriculture Prize

Arnault Gournac from Carrefour awards String Bio with the Food & Agriculture Prize

Industry 4.0 Prize

Elsa Keita (Airbus) awards Arculus with the Industry 4.0 Prize

BNP Paribas








Renault and RCI Bank & Services


Air Liquide


BNP Paribas


Impact Award

Saathi receives the Impact Award from Sycomore Asset Management

Michelin & ADP