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PROGRAM

PANGAEA X 2024

The Pangaea X program

You have an amazing idea to save the planet, but you don’t know where to start? Are you passionate about environment and entrepreneurship, and dream of taking action? Or maybe you’ve already launched your project but are a bit uncertain about how to develop it? Well, the Pangaea X incubation program is exactly what you need!

To embark on this adventure, it’s quite simple. Form or join a team, or come with your pre-formed group of 2 to 4 people, and submit your project through our online form. An outstanding jury will select the most promising teams to join the program. And then? It’s 6 months of hard work, incredible experiences, and a mega final event in Paris.

PANGAEA X
PANGAEA X

WHY JOIN?

🚀 Accelerated development of your project.
🤓 Dedicated coaches, prototyping days, speaking classes, extending your network.
📐 Structure, testing and support in designing your idea (the value proposition).
💡 Each team is supported according to its needs, expectations and is pushed to learn by doing.

PARTICIPANTS TESTIMONIALS

  • maxime georges

    Maxime Georges

    Limeat, Pangaea X 2023

    Thanks to Pangaea X we did in 3 months what we would have done in 1 year, even though we had already taken part in other entrepreneurship programmes. The experience is not comparable.

  • ugo rombach

    Ugo Rombach

    NEMO, Pangaea X 2023

    Pangaea X is the springboard to my ambitions! If you’re 100% motivated, whatever your ambitions, PangaeaX is the way to achieve them. Participating in Pangaea X is like developing a deep friendship where loyalty and motivation are rewarded with unwavering support.

  • Judith Veillon

    Judith Veillon

    TWINI, Pangaea X 2023

    The Pangaea X experience is more than just developing a project, it’s about growing with it, going beyond your limits, asserting yourself and dreaming bigger!

WHY JOIN ?

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Programme

    Our programme offers a comprehensive experience that explores in depth the crucial aspects of project development. These sessions will be led by leading experts in their respective fields. In total, the programme covers nine main modules:

    • Ideation
    • Empathy
    • Assumptions
    • Environment
    • Team
    • Leadership
    • Prototype
    • Finance
    • Business plan
  • Coaching & Mentoring

    By taking part in Pangaea X, you can be sure of first-rate support that will make all the difference to your entrepreneurial journey. Here’s what sets our coaching and mentoring programme apart:

    Dedicated Coach for Each Team: Each registered team benefits from a dedicated coach who is assigned to you throughout the programme.

    Discover the coaches from previous years

  • Workshop

    Two events are organised during the programme, designed to enrich your experience and stimulate your entrepreneurial growth.

    1. Workshop in Switzerland: Get ready for an exceptional week in Switzerland, where you will participate in an exclusive workshop alongside the Pangaea X team and fellow entrepreneurs. This immersive experience will allow you to dive deep into innovation and creativity, while making valuable connections within the global entrepreneurial community.

    2. Grand Final in Paris at Station F: The culmination of your journey through the programme will take place at the Grand Final at Station F, Paris. This is where you will have the opportunity to present your project to a panel of experts. This is your chance to shine and showcase your entrepreneurial vision to an international audience, with the possibility of winning prestigious prizes to propel your project to new heights.

  • Winning Prizes

    At the end of the programme, a pitch will be organised in front of a panel of judges. The team that manages to convince the jury that their project has the most potential will win a prize. Here’s what’s in store for the winners:

    Cash prize of €20,000: As well as great visibility, you’ll receive a generous cash prize of €20,000 to support the development of your project and your future growth.

    Station F Prize: Our partner, Station F, will also be awarding its special prize to the team of its choice. This prize includes a three-month incubation period in their state-of-the-art premises, where you can benefit from an exceptional innovation environment.

    People’s Choice Award: Keep an eye out for our ultimate surprise, the People’s Choice Award! We have a special prize in store, kept secret for now, which will be revealed during the competition. Expect to be blown away!

  • Network

    Access to a Network of Experts: Whether you have questions about financing, marketing strategy, operational management or other areas, you will have access to experienced specialists who will share their knowledge and advice in a personalised way.

PANGAEA X 2024

SELECTION CRITERIAS

🌱 Project eligibility criteria:

  • Economic Potential: Your idea must have economic potential, i.e. in the long term, the viability of your project must not depend solely on public or philanthropic funding. The idea must have the potential to “live on its own”.
  • Theme: Your idea must correspond to the themes covered by Pangaea X.
  • Status: The legal identity of the project must not exist. The search for funding must not be underway. If this is the case, please let us know about your project at the following address: contact@pangaeax.org.
  • Market test: To check that your project makes sense, we ask you to get in touch with your potential target (your ideal customer). This can be done, for example, through an interview where you talk to them about your idea and see how interested they would be in your project.

🧠 Project assessment criteria :

  • Clear definition of the problem and specific objective
  • Originality of the potential idea proposed


📋 Eligibility criteria :

  • Age: Between 18 and 30 years old.
    Residence: Are you in Europe? Perfect (Switzerland included).
  • Language: French-speaking (at least one member of the team must speak English).
PROGRAM

KEY DATES : 2024 EDITION

idea
  • 25.02.2024

    OPENING OF APPLICATIONS

  • 19.05.2024

    END OF APPLICATIONS

  • 26.05.2024

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 10 TEAMS SELECTED

  • 05.06.2024

    ONBOARDING SESSION, ONLINE

    6.30 PM – 9.30 PM
  • 01.07.2024 – 08.07.2024

    WORKSHOP, SWITZERLAND

  • 20.07.2024

    FOLLOW-UP SESSION, ONLINE

  • 03.08.2024

    PUSH SESSION, ONLINE

  • 22.08.2024

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 5 FINALIST TEAM

  • 31.08.2024

    DEEP DIVE SESSION, ONLINE

  • 18.10.2024

    FINAL EVENT, STATION F – PARIS

PANGAEA X 2024

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

Discover
the themes

If you don’t yet have a project in mind, explore this year’s themes and choose the one that speaks to you most. This is the first step towards turning your idea into a revolutionary project!

If, on the other hand, you already have a project in mind, make sure it’s linked to at least one of this year’s themes.

The themes

Form a team
of 2 to 4 people

Get your dream team together! From 2 to 4 bright, motivated minds to take up the Pangaea X challenge. The more the merrier! There are several ways of putting your team together:

  • Search your network of friends/schools/others
  • Join the Facebook group
  • Contact former participants

💡 We strongly advise you to look for people with different skills to your own.

Together read
all the news

RULES

Take a moment to go through the rules together. This is crucial to ensure that your project meets the competition’s expectations.

KEY PROGRAM DATES

Save the key dates in your diaries! Every meeting, workshop and session is an important step towards the success of your project.

Take note
of the participation form and deliverables

All the info you need to participate is here. Read carefully and prepare what you need to make sure your entry is impeccable.

And don’t forget to save the key dates in your diaries! Every meeting, workshop and session is an important step towards the success of your project.

Discover the deliverables

THE FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 25.02.2024

Questions?
Call the Pangaea X team

Any doubts or questions? Don’t panic, make an appointment with a member of the Pangaea X team to find out at contact@pangaeax.org

You can also sign up for information sessions, the dates of which will be revealed on February 25, 2024.

When you’re
ready, apply!

Are you ready to change the world? From February 25 you’ll find a link to apply and launch your Pangaea X adventure. We can’t wait to see what you create!

PANGAEA X 2024

Q&A

What are the advantages of taking part in the program?

By joining the 5-month Pangaea X program, you’ll gain access to a first-rate ecosystem.
To develop your project, you’ll benefit from personalized coaching and mentoring, and take part in specialized workshops and sessions.

You’ll benefit from the unique expertise and network of Pangaea X partners, and receive direct feedback from a panel of experts.

At the end of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to win €20,000 to develop your project, incubate at Station F.

What are the program’s main events?

The main events will be the workshop in Switzerland the week of July 1-7, 2024, as well as the closing ceremony on October 17-18, 2024 in Paris.
In between, several online sessions will be organized, including regular meetings and team coaching sessions.

When does the next edition start?

The call for applications will be launched on February 25, 2024, with a submission deadline of May 19, 2024.

What happens if we’re not available on all dates?

The program includes virtual, hybrid and physical events. At least 1 person from each team must be able to attend each session.

Is there a charge for applying or taking part in the program?

Participation in the program is entirely free of charge.
No contribution is required in return. Travel to Switzerland and Paris for the workshop and final week is not covered by the program. If you are experiencing financial difficulties, please fill in the financial support request form.

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