La French Tech Paris Saclay


French Tech is the French start-upmovement. A unique ecosystem that brings together start-ups (therefore), but also investors, decision-makers and community builders.


Paris-Saclay is a world-class scientific and technological innovation center and a place of residence that combines urban centers with high-quality natural and agricultural landscapes. Its dense and diversified ecosystem includes 15% of public research and 15% of industrial R&D activities in high technologies. Major groups such as Airbus, Air Liquide, Danone, EDF, GE, Ipsen, JCDecaux, Renault, Safran, Servier, Thales, Total, etc., are collaborating and participating with all innovation communities – start-ups, SMEs, investors, academic clusters, national research organizations, and innovation sites – in the intellectual enrichment of the region in order to meet the challenges of a global economy undergoing profound change and adapt to the innovation models of the 21st century.


La French Tech Paris-Saclay is a non-profit organization of innovative entrepreneurs that represents the interests of the community of start-ups, scaleups and project developers in the Paris-Saclay region, Yvelines and Essonne at the local, national and international levels. French Tech Paris-Saclay aims to bring together this community in order to defend, promote and support start-ups around common values, mainly dedicated to the production of disruptive innovations (“Deep Tech”), but without geographical or sectoral compartmentalization.

  • To create a real community of local entrepreneurs,from all sectors and of all sizes, by structuring and animating the community of start-ups in the Paris-Saclay region, in particular in order to strengthen their links and exchanges of experience;
  • Develop the vision international and the visibility start-ups and carriers from project from territory,by promoting the national and international development of start-ups, by representing them in front of public authorities and private actors and by creating links with other communities and capitals labelled “French Tech”;
  • To strengthen the attractiveness of the region for French and foreign start-ups ,in particular by facilitating the establishment of talents and start-ups in the Paris-Saclay region, by offering and simplifying access to prototyping and pre-industrialization platforms, and by promoting links between start-ups.

The French Tech Paris-Saclay Board is made up of 12 members: 10 start-ups representing the diversity of the community of more than 600 start-ups, 2 catalysts very involved and close to the start-ups of the community. All of them embody the French Tech at the level of the Paris-Saclay territory.

Corina Numbela – President

CEO – Spin-Ion Technologies

Cécile Chevalier – Vice President

CEO Diagante

Emmanuel Icart – Treasurer

CEO Scale-1 Portal

Elodie Morgan – Secretary

Co-founder CTO Spotlight

Alix Gicquel

CEO Diam Concept

Valerian Giesz

CEO Quandela

Gary Anssens

CEO Alltricks

Anne-Laurelle Aurelle

Communication, Marketing & Partnership Manager SATT Paris-Saclay

Arthur Bataille

CEO Pr0ph3cy

Arnaud Peltier


Arielle Santé

Director Incuballiance

Damien Fauvet

CEO Turbotech

Nadia Benallal

General Delegate

Héloïse Simonson

DeepTech Project Manager