15 French deeptech startups have been selected to participate in the 2022 edition of the NETVA program. 

Read the press release for more information on the laureates

Applications for 2023 will open mid-October 2022. Stay tuned!

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

Atlanta
Atlanta
Boston
Boston
Chicago
Chicago
Houston
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Washington DC
Washington DC
Facts and figures

169

accompanied French startups

700

M€ raised by the laureates

15

accompanied startups each year

7

ecosystems