Leonard sponsors the “Mobility & Urban sustainability” category of Hello Tomorrow’s Global Challenge 2021

For the third year running, Leonard is is partnering Hello Tomorrow, the Deep Tech global summit. Together with VINCI experts, we contributed to the selection of the finalist startups in the "Mobility & Urban sustainability" category. The finalists will all be pitching their solutions to a jury at this year’s Hello Tomorrow Global Summit, on 2nd and 3rd December at Centquatre-Paris.

In the current context, technological advances such as Artificial Intelligence, synthetic biology or quantum physics are demonstrating their fundamental role in solving today’s and tomorrow’s health and climate crises.

Through demanding criteria and a jury composed of scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and industrialists, Hello Tomorrow has selected 77 projects with high sustainable impact.

“This year, the finalists of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge remind us that deep tech is undoubtedly one of the keys to accompany the profound transitions that our planet will face in the coming decades. This is the reason why we need to support their development on a global scale”.

Arnaud de la Tour, co-founder and co-CEO of Hello Tomorrow

Leonard is a partner of the Global Challenge for the category “Mobility & Urban sustainability” and participated in the selection of the finalists:

Carbon Upcycling Technologies (Canada)
Recovers CO2 from flue gases to produce nanomaterials. Carbon Upcycling Technologies is a member of our CATALYST program (2nd cohort).

Aeroshield Materials (USA)
Manufactures a highly insulating transparent aerogel to replace gas in double-glazed windows.

ClearDrop (France)
Uses surface acoustic waves to clear water, frost, snow and muddy water from optical sensors to enable autonomous cars to operate in harsh weather conditions.

Elonroad (Suède)
An electric road concept that automatically charges all types of electric vehicles, whether parked or on the road.

Enerdrape (Suisse)
Transforms underground infrastructure into renewable energy sources.

SkyEcho (Pays-Bas)
Hyperlocal weather intelligence to help cities adapt to climate risks.

To discover all the finalists of the Global Challenge, you can read the article published by Hello Tomorrow.

Come and meet them, and see them pitch at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit 2021, along with 3,500 disruptive startups, investors, corporations and more. 

Tickets available here! https://hello-tomorrow.org/summit/#tickets

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The VINCI Group created Leonard to tackle the challenges posed by the transformation of regions and lifestyles. Our goal is to unite a community of key stakeholders in order to build the city of the future together.