Applications are now open for the 2021 PEPITE Tremplin Award

From May 18, 2021 to June 30, 2021

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation – MESRI) and Bpifrance are launching the eighth edition of the PEPITE Tremplin Award for student entrepreneurship, a support scheme for innovative and creative business creation projects led by students and recent graduates..

Created in 2014, the PEPITE Tremplin Award for student entrepreneurship promotes the creation of innovative and creative businesses.

It is open to students and recent graduates who have been granted the nationally recognized status of Student-Entrepreneur before June 30 2021. For the 2021 edition, those who have had the status of student-entrepreneur and whose project has already led to the creation of an innovative or creative company established in France French after July 1, 2020 can also apply.

The objectives of the Award are:

  • To promote innovative and creative entrepreneurial projects led by students and recent graduates throughout France and its overseas territories;
  • To support and guide young entrepreneurs in their business ventures by awarding the best projects from the Student Centers for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship (PEPITE).

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2021, at 2 PM.

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