We are honored to announce that the national jury has selected Amiral Technologies as one of the winner of the 2019 I-Lab Innovation Contest. We are in the top 75 out of the 468 projects in this 21st edition.
The prizes were awarded in the presence of the Minister Mrs. Frédérique Vidal, Mrs. Agnès Pannier-Runacher and Mrs. Emanuelle Wargon but also the Secretary General for Investment Mr. Guillaume Boudy.
This reward is accompanied by a significant endowment to fund our research and development project over the next three years.
Created in 1999, the I-Lab competition organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in partnership with Bpifrance rewards the spirit of entrepreneurship. The goal is to detect and then highlight projects based on innovative technologies. It represents a real springboard for startups because it allows them to accelerate their development and put their research to good use. In fact, the winners benefit from financial and adapted support.
For 20 years, more than 400 million euros have been invested to crown the best startups. Result – More than 2000 companies have emerged and their survival rate after 9 years is close to 70%.
Amiral Technologies was selected on the main selection criteria of the winners namely, the innovative nature of the technology, the team and its complementarity, the economic viability of the project as well as the significant potential for development and value creation.
This reward represents a milestone and allows us to launch a vast R&D program over the next three years to solidify and increase the value created by our innovation and launch our large-scale industrialization.