Hello Tomorrow Los Angeles Event Kick Off

Hello Tomorrow and the Office for Science and Technology of the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles invited people to join the Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2015 Kick-Off Event in Los Angeles on Thursday, January 29, 2015.



6:30 pm Welcome

6:45 pm Opening remarks by Mr. Axel Cruau, Consul General of France in Los Angeles


6:50 pm Introduction of the 2015 edition of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge by Mathieu Goudot, Hello Tomorrow LA Ambassador


7:00 pm How to turn Innovative Technologies into Impactful Ventures – A discussion
Perspectives from innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs


Ideation: facing the white page

Tech transfer: from a technology to a product


Jessica Rousset
Co-Director, Center for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics‬ and Director, CHLA Center for Innovation – Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Aydogan Ozcan
Chancellor’s Professor, UCLA Electrical Engineering & Bioengineering Depts.
Associate Director, UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
Founder of Holomic LLC

Sri Kosuri
Assistant Professor, UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry


8:00 pm Networking, champagne, cocktails and food kindly offered by the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles


Hello Tomorrow is a global non-profit initiative which mission is to promote entrepreneurship in science and technology, and empower those who dare to solve today’s most challenging problems in:

- Food & Agriculture
- Materials & Manufacturing
- Transport & Mobility
- Healthcare
- Energy & Environment
- Information Technologies

The Hello Tomorrow Challenge is an international startup competition organized in France. To help them reach their full potential, the 30 semi-finalists (5 per track) will benefit from a 4-month dedicated mentoring program. €15k cash prizes will be awarded to the winners in each of the 6 tracks, and the grand winner of the competition will receive €100k.

For its first edition in 2014, over 1,200 applications were submitted from around 60 countries around the world (75% of foreign projects).

The application deadline for the Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2015 is February 28, 2015. To apply : https://www.younoodle.con/competitions/hello_tomorrow_challenge_2015.

The grand finale will take place in Paris on June 25-26, 2015, with 4,000 expected attendees at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie.

More: http://hello-tomorrow.org

Last modified on 03/02/2015

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