L'Atelier BNP Paribas L'Atelier BNP Paribas : Accelerating Innovation https://atelier.bnpparibas/en Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:10:16 +0200 <![CDATA[How effective are therapy games?]]>

Lumosity’s misleading marketing methods, heavily criticised by the FDA, have discredited the company’s online ‘brain training’ programmes. However, these challenging ‘brain games’ look set for a great future as long as they comply with regulations on selling healthcare products.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/article/effective-therapy-games Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:32:07 +0200
<![CDATA[Icelandic power plant will sequester more CO2 than it emits]]>

GreenTech is touted as the key to braking climate change. One power plant in Iceland is showing the way by becoming carbon negative.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/icelandic-power-plant-sequester-co2-emits Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:48:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Santiago Government gives entrepreneurship a boost]]>

With a strong government support, Startup Chile has become one of the most successful tech accelerators in the world.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/news/santiago-government-entrepreneurship-boost Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:48:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Startup accelerator SEED breathes new life into Belo Horizonte]]>

The startup accelerator program launched by the government of Minas Gerais has disrupted Belo Horizonte by offering strong support to startups from around the world without any shareholding.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/startup-accelerator-seed-breathes-life-belo-horizonte Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:27:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Belo Horizonte: from mining industry to San Pedro Valley]]>

San Pedro Valley has an incredible community of entrepreneurs. It became a real driving force for startups thanks to the unprecedented solidarity of its players.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/belo-horizonte-mining-industry-san-pedro-valley Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:16:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Startup Aegro wants Porto Alegre to embrace AgTech]]>

Startup Aegro offers agricultural management tools that facilitate harvest forecast and cost control.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/startup-aegro-porto-alegre-embrace-agtech Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Teach a man to fish... but with a light that only attracts the right fish]]>

Could light emitting devices solve fisheries management problems and limit overfishing?

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/teach-man-fish-light-attracts-fish Thu, 05 Oct 2017 19:14:38 +0200
<![CDATA[Porto Alegre needs more business-oriented tech innovations]]>

Porto Alegre is one of the largest research centers in Brazil. But attitudes must change to see the emergence of an entrepreneurial ecosystem worthy of the name.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/default/news/porto-alegre-business-oriented-tech-innovations Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:45:00 +0200
<![CDATA[England introduces its 1st fully automated farm... and it's blooming!]]>

Researchers at Harper Adams University partnered with company Precision Decisions to design the Hands Free Hectare project: an initiative that consists in an 100% automated farming, from planting to harvesting.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/england-introduces-1st-fully-automated-farm-blooming Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:26:40 +0200
<![CDATA[Switzerland pioneering drone delivery of medical supplies in Europe!]]>

To speed up blood samples delivery, Swiss hospitals could soon rely on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/news/switzerland-pioneering-drone-delivery-medical-supplies-europe Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:22:50 +0200
<![CDATA[eGenius bringing the startup studio concept to Brazil]]>

Startup studio studio eGenius help 4 Brazilian startups become leaders in their field. Let's take a look at the concept.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/egenius-bringing-startup-studio-concept-brazil Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Sao Paulo: from a financial to a tech capital]]>

Being the largest city in Latin America and the third largest city in the world, with more than 20 million inhabitants, Sao Paulo has enormous potential in the tech sector.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/sao-paulo-financial-tech-capital Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:55:13 +0200
<![CDATA[TechCrunch Disrupt: cancer treatments being tested out of the patient body]]>

Startup Ourotech wants to fight cancer by making sure patients are getting the right cancer treatments, the first time they are diagnosed.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/news/techcrunch-disrupt-cancer-treatments-tested-patient-body Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:42:00 +0200
<![CDATA[TCDisrupt: bringing a personalized and safer route to "Smart Cyclists"]]>

At TechCrunch Disrupt SF, we met two start-ups that offer solutions to facilitate and improve the cycling directions. An interesting positioning at a time when bike-sharing schemes are spreading.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/tcdisrupt-bringing-personalized-safer-route-smart-cyclists Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Will Mini KTV be the new Mobike? Even karaoke enters the sharing economy!]]>

Recently, instead of the traditional karaoke boxes, mini KTVs -2m2 independent rooms- have been rising for the last two years. Cheaper and strategically located, their business model copies those of the sharing economy.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/mini-ktv-mobike-karaoke-enters-sharing-economy Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:36:00 +0200
<![CDATA[SimDesign creates virtual environments for big corporations]]>

SimDesign is a Montevideo-based (Uruguay) startup which aims at creating RV « universes » that can be used in very differents sectors such as architecture, education, entertainment, and advertising.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/simdesign-creates-virtual-environments-big-corporations Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Montevideo, South America’s laboratory city]]>

The Uruguayan capital Montevideo provides startups with what they need to test their products quickly before stepping up to trade internationally.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/montevideo-south-america-s-laboratory-city Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:50:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Do we all need cyber insurance?]]>

Cybersecurity insurance is still today a very American phenomenon and is having difficulty gaining a foothold in Europe. Although the risks of hacker-attacks and data theft are ever-present nowadays, Europeans – both companies and private individuals – seem reluctant to take out this type of cover.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/article/cyber-insurance Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:00:01 +0200
<![CDATA[Shipnow cuts the costs of e-commerce logistics]]>

Shipnow enables e-commerce companies to subcontract their stock management and delivery logistics.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/shipnow-cuts-costs-e-commerce-logistics-1 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:00:02 +0200
<![CDATA[Autonomous vehicles may give car hire firms a new lease on life]]>

Traditional car hire companies and new technology startups are teaming up to roll out autonomous vehicles on a grand scale. But in order to contribute optimally to the Smart City movement they will need to find the right business model.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/article/autonomous-vehicles-give-car-hire-firms-lease-life Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:04:00 +0200