NETVA 2015 : 18 High-Tech French Startups heading to North America !

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Discover the laureates of the sixth edition of NETVA! The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and its partners have selected 18 companies to take part in the 2015 edition of NETVA which offers a personalized support program to the directors of these creative French startups to familiarize them with the North American markets.

First off, the laureates will attend the annual NETVA seminar called “Succeed in the High-Tech North American market.” This unique event that is free and open to all, is organized by the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the United States and will take place on June 17 at the headquarters of Microsoft France in Paris..

Every year, this event allows entrepreneurs and actors in French innovation to discover and understand the specificities of the High-Tech North American markets through presentations by experts, panels and Q&A sessions.

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The laureates listed by destination: :

Boston:

Blue Poppies has developed an innovative approach to the children’s clothing market using online and in-store configuration tools to produce and sell children’s clothing that is adapted to the tastes and needs of customers at international stores.
EHTech cuts water heater energy costs threefold by recovering heat from shower waste water.
Idexlab is a platform similar to a "dating service" dedicated to innovation, allowing innovative companies and top experts to find each other.
Algama has created Springwave, the first naturally regenerating aquadrink with magnesium and vitamin-rich spirulina that has healthy benefits for the body and mind.
XRware offers a suite of software for all X-RAY systems’ needs from simulation to visualization.

San Francisco:

Bloomizon is the first customized vitamin program for living longer, in better health and with more healthy energy every day.
DAMAE Medical solves a major healthcare issue by developing an innovative instrument providing dermatologists with a new in vivo imaging technique capable of producing images similar to histology images without the need for skin tissue excision.
Ionwatt
Ionwatt has developed an innovative redox battery technology for the global market of stationary electricity storage.
VProject has developed Mr. Gabriel, the first personal safety application designed specifically for the Apple Watch, with the bold ambition to save lives by leveraging wearable sensor technology and real-time data.
XtremLogic is an innovative startup that offers computing solutions using dedicated reconfigurable circuits up to 50 times more efficient than existing systems for the analytical, oil and finance markets.

Washington, D.C.:

Albedo is a service company offering simulations of international UN conferences about climate and energy transition. Our Serious Game is made for policy makers, companies, NGOs, students, and more globally for every citizen.
Beam aims to transform the business of industrial manufacturing with 3D printing creating shorter more cost effective manufacturing, maintenance and repairs as well as enabling experimentation and product development.
Efficiencia offers a software platform for businesses, governments or communities to facilitate and accelerate the implementation of energy efficiency measures fitted to their buildings and their uses.
Numalis provides the first automated software tools enabling all programmers to measure and optimize the digital precision of their programs.
Tetrane is the publisher of a software analysis solution, intended for military and civilian cyber security experts, to help them find, understand and fix software bugs at the processor level.

Toronto:

Active Asset Allocation is an investment solution designer providing institutional investors, pension funds and asset managers with customized models based on a unique asset allocation methodology, to regularly and automatically evaluate and adjust their investment risks to meet short-term constraints and long-term goals.
KininX
KininX is a leading company in the healthcare industry with a unique worldwide expertise in the field of kinin-induced angioedema. KininX is that is the first company providing a diagnostic solution of this inflammatory disorder. The existing therapeutic solutions do not have optimum results and our diagnosis test is the only way to guide effectively the treatment and to understand the function of the disease.
Neolys Diagnostics is developing and commercializing in-vitro diagnostics for radiotherapy. Their determination of patient/tumour radiosensitivity allows radiation oncologists to minimize patient side effects and to improve treatment efficacy.

About NETVA: Since 2010, NETVA has supported 46 startups who have been guided by 55 mentors in their search for contacts, for a total of 400 personalized meetings (10-15 per laureate), and numerous connections in the large scientific network maintained by the French Embassies in North America.

NETVA is organized by the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the United States, in partnership with Business France. The program relies on the support of its partners such as RETIS, the French incubator network, and Microsoft BizSpark. The program involves a total of thirty partners in France, in the United States and in Canada.

NETVA benefits from the support of the office Marie Landel & Associates, of the company Edenred USA and of the legal office Morgan Lewis.