The consulate of France in Boston, in partnership with We Work, is organizing an information session about the YEi Start in France program, an accelerator for young science-based companies interested in growing their business in France and Europe.
YEi Start in France provides intensive training and a one-week immersion program in France that will allow laureates to benefit from of an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe.
When: April 11, 2017 from 11:30AM to 2PM
Where: WeWork South Station, 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
Clément Guillemot, Business Development Director at Business France, will present "Why France?"
- A R&D friendly environment
- A startups growing ecosystem
- Centrally located in the European market
Nader Yaghoubi, PhD , 2014 YEi Start in France laureate and CEO of Pathmaker Neurosystem will talk about his YEi Start in France experience. The company opened a research center in the French Brain and Spine Institute in Paris.
PathMaker Neurosystems Inc. is a neuromodulation company applying leading-edge non-invasive neuromodulation technology to the treatment of patients with paralysis, muscle weakness, and neuromotor disorders.
Anne-Sophie Moroni, Deputy Attaché for Science & Technology at the consulate of France in Boston will answer participants’ questions about the YEi Start in France program.
YEi Start in France program offers an intensive training and a one-week immersion program in France including workshops and presentation of the French research and innovation environment, mentoring and access to experienced business people with successful international partnerships, one to one meeting with experts and open innovation team of a large French corporation.
This immersion program is held in Paris and one French region whose innovative ecosystem best fits the needs of each laureate.
The Lunch & Learn will be hosted by We Work, a community of creators which transform buildings into collaborative workspaces. Their mission is to help companies grow by providing them with not just beautiful space but benefits, amenities, and community they need to focus on their business, all on very flexible terms. WeWork currently has over 90,000 Members working out of its communities worldwide, and over 5,000 members here in Boston.
Other Lunches & Learn on the same topic will be held on April 13, 2017 at WeWork Saint James and on April 18, 2017 at WeWork Fort Point.