Talent For France - Go Smart

Talented people from all around the globe, submit your project to influence the businesses of the future – and tomorrow’s world!


This challenge is open for students worldwide

Talent For France is launching a new challenge for the innovators of the future!


Are you still studying or have you entered the world of work?
Do you have skills to show off? Interested in technology or the digital world?
Are you concerned about social and environmental issues?
Then this challenge is for you!

Talent For France 2020 is aimed at students and young graduates from all over the world!

We’re back with new topics for the second Talent For France challenge!
The challenge is designed to reveal talented young people’s bright ideas to our sponsor companies – leaders in their business sectors.

Want to join an innovative company?
Seize this opportunity to stand out from the crowd!

The winners will have the opportunity to travel to Paris to pitch their projects to an audience of business leaders and journalists!

So what are you waiting for? Take part in the Talent For France 2020 challenge!
Over €45,000 of prizes to be won!

Choose one of the following categories and submit your project

Smart Finance

How will new technologies transform the audit and finance companies of the future?

Smart Industry

Imagine sustainable and innovative solutions for defence, aeronautics and maintenance at client sites.

Smart Business

Imagine a factory creating BtoB sales champions.

Smart Mobility

What supply chain will be used in tomorrow’s cities?

Smart Retail

How can each PSA RETAIL site become a Great Place to Work?

Up for grabs: a range of prizes to be won

Over €45,000 of prizes to be won as well as opportunities for recruitment by our partner companies

Smart Finance Prizes
(for each team member)
1st team
 A three-day Mazars Learning Expedition in a department of your choice
2nd team
A one-day Learning Expedition within one of their partner startups

3rd team
An Escape Game 4D VR experience


Prix Smart Industry
(for each team member)
1er équipe
Learning Expedition au sein d'un site de Immenstadt Hensoldt en Allemagne  
2ème équipe
Learning Expedition au sein d'un site de Nexeya en France 

3ème équipe


Smart Business Prizes
(for each team member)
1st team
€3,000 of gift certificates (shared between team members)
Sales training seminar by UPTOO
Gold access to the recruitment service for candidates
2nd team
Sales training seminar by UPTOO
Gold access to the recruitment service for candidates

3rd team
Sales training seminar by UPTOO


Smart Mobility Prizes
(for each team member)
1st team
A Learning Expedition at a GEFCO site
Project development support from the GEFCO Innovation Factory (3 months)
Access to selection for the Techstars Intrapreneuriat acceleration programme
2nd team
A Learning Expedition at a GEFCO site

3rd team
Electric scooter or mobility voucher 


Smart Retail Prizes
(for each team member)
1st team
Electric scooter
2nd team
Peugeot FOCAL Listen Wireless headphones

3rd team
Citröen Bluetooth speaker


Agorize’s favourite
All categories

Agorize, the leader in open innovation based on creativity, relevance and impact, is offering €3,000 to be shared among the winning team!


Best pitch award
We’re offering €2,000 to the team that gives the best pitch!



You’ve got talent – over to you!


Pitch your project to sponsor companies and recruiters. Seize this opportunity to showcase your ideas!


This challenge offers you the amazing opportunity to meet our sponsor companies. Come and expand your network!


Awards ceremony
The final will take place at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Paris!