The YEi Start in France program, started in 2005 and organized by The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the US, is an accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business in France and Europe.
It provides an intensive training in Paris and a one week immersion in France that allows laureates to benefit from an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe. This program is organized in partnership with Business France, le réseau RETIS, Paris Région Entreprise et Paris&Co.
8 companies have been chosen to participate in this year’s YEi Start in France Program.
The 2016 laureates are:
|FlameOff Coatings, Inc – Raleigh, NC : Meet fire ratings on building materials in the construction industry with a passive intumescent paint|
|FlyInside LLC – Framingham, MA : FlyInside LLC develops civilian and military flight simulation solutions with virtual reality (VR) for aviation enthusiasts, aerospace manufacturers and the airline industry|
|ImMage Biotherapeutics Corp – Bethesda, MD : ImMAGE Biotherapeutics Corp. develops the first universal Immunotherapy to treat patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer called Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC). ImMage targets specific proteins called MAGE A on cancer cells using its SMART Plasmid DNATM Technology|
|InhiProt – West Lebanon, NH : InhiProt is a start-up biotech company that aims to develop novel treatments for multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of bone marrow|
|Innoblative Designs, Inc – Chicago, IL : Innoblative Designs, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to commercializing electrosurgical devices that allow surgeons to destroy residual cancer that remains after the removal of a tumor|
|Kynplex, Inc – Cambridge, MA : Kynplex connects hubs of innovation that are siloed by geographic region or research field, making it easy to share scientific information and form connections|
|Luminopia – Boston, MA : Luminopia develops a virtual reality medical software for the treatment of lazy eye that is fully functional and ready for testing|
|Wobble Tech LLC – Atlanta, GA : The Wobble is the only cost-effective, portable, user-friendly dynamic balance assessment. The Wobble is a steel platform that translates in random motions, testing the reactive balance of a subject|