Published on 28 January 2021

Viva Technology 2021: Orange challenges are open


Following the postponed event in 2020, VivaTech, the go-to event for innovation, makes its comeback in 2021. As always, the show and its partners are running a series of competitive Challenges, which offer start-ups and entrepreneurs the opportunity to help solve tomorrow’s strategic issues. Orange has been a Platinum partner of VivaTech for the past five years.


What are this year’s Challenges?

Each year, VivaTech organises a series of Challenges which are based on open innovation to encourage collaboration between start-ups and large organisations. Applicants have been registering since the end of last year, and their pitches will be reviewed by a panel of experts. This is a great opportunity for them to expand their network and visibility, and it can also lead to future collaborations..

For 2021, Orange wants start-ups to pitch around two main themes:
– Tech that can enable progress: 5G, AI and data
– Supporting new sustainable and responsible business models: for the environment and digital equality


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Challenge 1 : Enriching the user experience

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Challenge 2 : Let's make digital more responsible

These two subjects echo the Group’s Engage 2025 strategic plan, which reconciles business performance with social and environmental excellence.
Find out more about the Challenges.