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Invest In Montpellier, Newsletter #57 – November 2019 - online version
Invest in Montpellier November 2019

Newsletter#57 – November 2019

Invest In Montpellier

Ending the year with committed entrepreneurship!
Meeting our success stories / Vincent Usache, CEO of Microphyt

“There is immense potential for microalgae. Our field is global.”

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Vincent Usache, directeur général de Microphyt ©David Richard
La ferme urbaine d’Oasis Citadine, à Flaugergues, initie à la permaculture.
Urban farming: Montpellier Métropole is committed!

On October 15, 2019, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole signed the French Professional Urban Farming Association charter. The goal is to support producers by reinforcing their ties with residents.

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LoopEat is targeting zero-waste for take-outs and delivered meals

Founded in August 2019 in Montpellier, LoopEat is committed to the fight against wasting resources. The company launched a crowdfunding campaign with Les Coursiers Montpelliérains to develop meal delivery with reusable containers.

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Adeline Lefebvre et Clémence Hugot ont fondé LoopEat en août 2019.
CHU de Montpellier Arnaud de Villeneuve@David Crespin
Montpellier CHU: excellence runs in its DNA

Ranked #5 CHU in France, the hospital combines research dynamics, innovation, and care quality. A springboard into tomorrow’s medicine, the CHU helps make Montpellier Métropole an area for excellence in health as well as company and job creation.

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Third edition of a Tramway Named Startup!

The Montpellier tramway becomes a mobile startup incubator to bring innovation stakeholders and company creators together, across all business sectors in the territory. The event then continues at the Montpellier Métropole building.

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Un tramway nommé startup, troisième édition !
Morgane Muracciole (au premier plan) organise et anime La Social Cup à Montpellier.
Doing business differently: With the Social Cup, students get to invent social enterprise projects

The Social Cup raises young people’s awareness about social entrepreneurship by encouraging them to work on projects together. Its 5th edition in Montpellier features group intelligence sessions and a “Creathon” from September to December 2019.

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Studi launches online training for youth in priority neighborhoods

With its fast growth in the e-learning sector, Studi offers 100 free online training courses for residents of Montpellier’s priority neighborhoods. The courses are part of Studi’s commitment to the Companies and Neighborhoods Charter signed in 2016.

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Pierre Charvet, CEO de Studi @studi
La Halle Tropisme en action @david richard
Métropolisme Festival: making the city of tomorrow smart and welcoming

From late September to mid-October, the Métropolisme Festival at Tropisme Hall examined issues and technologies for the smart city of tomorrow. Here are some high points from the event in Montpellier that attracted 11,000 people.

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Karim Khenissi, a heart set on training

Karim Khenissi is one of the pillars of the Creative City. He oversees the Icônes network, which is setting up four schools on the campus. This is the fruit of continued deployment for ICC training in France, and now in Canada.

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Karim Khenissi, le créateur du réseau Icônes.  © PHOTOBIM – Dominique Quet
Formation Executive MBA "Stratégie de croissance des PME". @emba
From 14 October To 10 December 2019
Executive MBA Call for candidacy: “Sustainable SME Growth Strategy”
Choose the “SME Growth Strategies” Executive MBA for an innovative assistance program, offered by Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole and the Jacques Coeur Chair/Labex Entreprendre.
Participez à des workshops et des ateliers collectifs thématiques
From 21 October To 17 November 2019
“A Tramway Named Startup” competition
As with previous editions, A Tramway Named Startup organizes a competition for entrepreneurs and project leaders in the Montpellier Métropole area. The goal is to imagine solutions related to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Objectives.
Recrutez vos futurs collaborateurs grâce aux Rencontres pour l’Emploi
12 December 2019
Find your next employees at the Montpellier Job Fair
Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole is organizing its next Job Fair at the La Mosson Stadium on December 12, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Défi, hackathon, eau, ville, innovation, projet, idée
From 13 December To 14 December 2019
2nd Water Tech Hackathon
Water Tech Hackathon 2019 is a non-profit event that will be held on December 13-14, 2019, simultaneously in Montpellier, Barcelona, and the Reunion Island, with a focus on Water and the City. The call for challenges is open until October 15!