Viva Technology (Vitatech)/UNESCO Pitch Challenge 2020

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Vivatech -This international event is a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products and is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society! VivaTech is dedicated to the growth of startups, hosting more than 13 000 of them and enable them to present their innovation on the market.

To commemorate its fifth anniversary, Vivatech is proud to contribute to helping UNESCO solve three of its biggest challenges.

Vivatech strongly believe that we can do so only by joining forces. That is why we are gathering our partners, startups, and the UNESCO, to find innovative solutions to tackle the following challenges:

  • Reduce the risk of natural disasters induced by climate change
  • Fight disinformation as a threat to democracy
  • Protect and share the world’s cultural heritage through digitalization.


Presence on stage at VivaTech

  • 5 free Startup passes for the 3 days of VivaTech
  • A startup booth at VivaTech 2021
  • Mentoring growth program with senior executives from Vivatech partners
  • A private meeting with our high-level jury
  • Be highlighted at the UNESCO annual conference
  • Be featured on the UNESCO website and its official communications
  • Be highlighted by all media partners


  • The founder must be under 35 years.

The solution/product presented must:

  • Be functional: we prefer real code and design implementations over mockups;
  • Be innovative: relevance, originality and innovation level of the tech solution compared to existing alternatives;
  • Be FOSS/Open Source: in line with the commitment of UNESCO to ensure access to information and harness new technologies to improve people’s lives and tackle sustainable development challenges;

DEADLINE: April 22 2020

To apply and for more information visit here

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