What is it ?

The Startups at school program brings schools and young innovative companies together through educational projects in a variety of school subjects.

Le programme s’adresse à tous les élèves de l’enseignement secondaire et supérieur.

School audiences

The programme is aimed at all pupils and students in secondary and higher learning: secondary school (either a general program, a technical one or a vocational one), BTEC Higher National Diploma and preparatory classes.

Les startups participent bénévolement à la démarche. Leurs domaines d’activité sont très variés.

Innovative startups

Startups participate in the process on a voluntary and pro bono basis. Their fields of activity are extremely varied: from artificial intelligence to food processing, robotics and health.

Chaque projet entrepris est organisé avec le soutien d’un médiateur issu de l’incubateur.

Incubator facilitator

Each project undertaken is organised with the support of a facilitator from the incubator. This facilitator supports teachers & startups in the definition of the project, the creation of pedagogical workshops and the logistical organisation of the meetings.

Les Startups à l'École rapprochent publics scolaires et startups innovantes à l'occasion de projets pédagogiques imaginés dans des disciplines variées.

Educational projects

The pedagogical project is defined jointly by the teacher and the startup with the help of the facilitator from the incubator. The project is integrated into the school curriculum and takes into account the constraints of all participants, particularly in terms of availability.

Our goals

The Startups at School program pursues a threefold objective:

01.
L'un des objectifs du programme Startups à l'École est de valoriser les sciences et les filières techniques.
Promote digital, scientific and technical skills by engaging students in concrete projects by leveraging young people's curiosity for innovation.
02.
Les Startups à l'École ont pour objectif de transmettre le goût pour les sciences et l'entrepreneuriat.
To give young people opportunities to think about their professional future while adding additional perspectives.
03.
Le programme Startups à l'École favorise l’égalité des chances en s’adressant à des publics variés.
Promote equal opportunities by reaching out to all audiences.

How does it work ?

The duration of the projects varies according to the context, from a few weeks to a school year. Several events punctuate the different stages of the project.

01.
Teacher-Incubator meeting
Cette première rencontre permet au professeur de découvrir l’incubateur et de rencontrer le médiateur qui sera à ses côtés durant tout le projet.

Teacher-Incubator meeting

This first meeting allows the teacher to discover the incubator and to meet the facilitator who will be at his side throughout the project. The outline of the project takes shape.

02.
Startup-Teacher meeting
La rencontre entre professeur et startup est l’occasion de définir la problématique sur laquelle les élèves travailleront.

Startup-Teacher meeting

Following the first meeting, the facilitator looks for and proposes a startup partner to the teacher. The meeting between the teacher and the startup is an opportunity to define the issues on which the students will work.

03.
Meeting Student-Startup
Les élèves visitent l’incubateur et découvrent la startup avec laquelle ils vont travailler.

Meeting Student-Startup

The students visit the incubator and discover the startup they will be working with. They start thinking about the study problem.

04.
Project development
Encadrés par leur professeur, les élèves imaginent des solutions, développent des idées et créent des prototypes.

Project development

Supervised by their teacher and accompanied by the facilitator from the incubator, the students imagine solutions, develop ideas and create prototypes.

05.
Last meeting Company-Students
C’est le moment pour les élèves de présenter à la startup leurs productions et de faire un bilan de leur expérience.

Last meeting Company-Students

This is the time for the students to present their productions to the startup and take stock of their experience!

The different frameworks

Each educational project is based on the development of a research program or of a prototype.

Les élèves rencontrent une startup puis travaillent sur une problématique d’ordre technologique, scientifique ou artistique.

Technological, Scientific or Artistic Development Project

Exemples
Pour ce type de projet, les élèves sont invités à réfléchir à des problématiques axées business.

Development Project with regard to Business dimensions

Exemples
Dans le cadre de leur projet de recherche, les élèves rencontrent les membres d’une startup.

Research Project in small groups

Exemples
Les élèves partent d’une idée, définissent un business model, travaillent sur le parcours client et produisent un prototype de leur produit ou service.

Class Project around Startup Creation

Exemples

Participate

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Whatever subject you teach, we will be delighted to set up a project with you. Please contact us via this form.

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Incubators, Technopoles etc.

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Listen to us

The mission of the Startups at School podcast is to bring innovative companies closer to the younger generation through a new medium that encourages oral expression. Here we will talk about innovation, the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurship. During these episodes, we will see how an idea can be born and grow, what are the success factors of a startup and what is the impact of innovation within the society.

#2 – A look inside Insect farming 4.0 and sustainable protein production with YNSECT
March 2nd, 2021

4 students in the final year of highschool at the Condorcet highschool discussed vertical farm 4.0, insect breeding and biodiversity. They have discovered the concept of sustainable agro-industry with the startup Ynsect and how to reinvent the foodchain industry.

This podcast also provided an opportunity to learn more about the set-up an innovation startup business and what it is having a social impact project.

#1 – How Innovation can change our way to listen and play music with the startup HyVibe
January 16th, 2021

During this episode, 5 students from the Joliot curie highschool in Nanterre will meet with an entrepreneur to discover a new way to listen and play music thanks to the smart connected vibration technology launched by the startup HyVibe. Our student will find out how innovation can have a positive impact on society through a concrete use case.

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