Innovation has been Pollutec's DNA since its beginnings, making the show a formidable springboard for green innovation. The 2021 event gathered over 180 innovations presented, hosted 85 startups and 2 awards ceremonies
Innovation is present throughout the whole exhibition area: on both individual stands and collective pavilions. To give innovations the opportunity to be noticed by the greater amount of professionals, Pollutec and its partners have set up dedicated areas:
Accompanying startup program
Startup space organized by the ministry
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Trophies & Awards
Pollutec brings together the global community of environment professionals, making it the perfect opportunity to engage with your business ecosystem. Thus a number of partners have chosen the show to host their corporate or institutional award ceremonies:
Pollutec Innovation Awards
Pollutec - PEXE
The Pollutec Innovation Awards are an international operation providing recognition for outstanding innovations with considerable market potential in the fields of environment, energy and cleantech.
Trophées Export des Eco-Entreprises
Business France - ADEME - Bpifrance - Ministry of Overseas France
These trophies aim at rewarding French companies with a global outlook and their success, dynamism and innovation internationally.
On a stage at the heart of the event, startups and innovative companies are given the opportunity to showcase their project, product or service. Over a 5-minute slot, the pitcher will seize the chance to be noticed by the many investors, buyers, key accounts and other stakeholders attending Pollutec.
In 2021, pitch sessions included the following themes:
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