The application process for participation in the NETVA 2022 program has ended on March 15th.

 The NETVA program is supported by the Office for Science and Technology
of the Embassy of France in the USA. It provides personalized support, analysis of opportunities
and development of technological partnerships in the United States to young
innovative French startups wishing to prepare for the realities and specificities of the North American
markets in order to succeed in their internationalization.

NETVA About our program

Deeptech North America - NETVA (New Technology Venture Accelerator) is personalized support program that offers a personalized support, opportunity analysis and development of technological partnerships in the United States, for young and innovative French startups.

Managed by the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the United States (Atlanta, Boston, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles), NETVA aims to meet the internationalization needs of French startups developing innovative products with high added value. The winners of the competition will participate in a two-phase personalized program: (1) a training seminar in June in Paris focused on the approach to North American markets; (2) a week of immersion at the beginning of November in one of the seven most dynamic ecosystems in the United States:

  • Atlanta and the Southeast (fintech, logistics, medical, smart cities);
  • Boston and New England (biotechnology, medical and life sciences, artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum, and low carbon energies);
  • Chicago and the Great Lakes region (agri-agro, physics, chemistry, engineering, medical);
  • Houston and Texas (energy, electronics-IT, medical, space);
  • Los Angeles and Southern California (Life science, health, biotechnology, environment);
  • San Francisco and Silicon Valley (artificial intelligence, digital, data, software);
  • Washington D.C. (Quantum information sciences, cybersecurity, AI, aerospace, federal regulations, smart cities/IoT, renewable energies, ecological transition, cleantech).

Immersion Week

Los Angeles
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Washington DC
Washington DC
Facts and figures


accompanied French startups


M€ raised by the laureates


accompanied startups each year