Learn about the 2018 NETVA edition in Boston!

Five laureates from the 2018 NETVA program will visit Boston from October 15th to October 19th, 2018.

Meet these five incredible startups!



Ekinnox is a startup which develops and markets an innovative medical device for quantified and visual human motion analysis in gait rehabilitation.
An innovation made possible by the knowledge developed by its CEO Baptiste Frosty while he worked at Inria, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation.

More info about Ekinnox: http://www.ekinnox.com/wordpress/fr...

Japet Medical Devices


Japet Medical Devices is a startup which is developing robotics medical devices for rehabilitation. Its first device, Atlas, is the first exoskeleton to relieve back pain and rehabilitate the body.

More info about Japet Medical Devices: https://www.japet.eu/

Skipper NDT


Skipper NDT is a startup which technology ensures the safety of 1.5 million km of pipelines which cannot be inspected through traditional means. It protects the people, the environment and the assets.

More info about Skipper NDT: http://skipperndt.com/accueil/



SmartCatch is a startup which exploits an innovation, developed by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) that allows the physical capture of circulating tumor cells (CTC) directly within the bloodstream.
@SmartCatch’s capture devices are similar to micro-fishnets that retains only the CTC. These products can be used for personalized therapeutic follow-up and pharmaceutical screening.

More about SmartCatch: https://smartcatch.fr/

Tiamat Energy


Tiamat Energy is a startup which aims to become the global leader of mobile energy, thanks to ultrafast charging sodium-ion batteries, a technology initially developed by the CNRS and the CEA, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission.

More about Tiamat Energy: http://www.tiamat-energy.com/

We are very glad that these companies decided to come in Boston to explore the US market for a week! We hope that this week will be full of promising meeting and wish them a bright future in France and in the US.

About Netva :


The New Technology Venture Accelerator (NETVA) is a program of preparation and exposure to high-tech US markets for young innovative French companies. It is run by the Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States in three locations: Boston, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Each year, 15 French startups are selected though a national competition after evaluation by juries in France and the program’s three American cities. In 2015, the program was expanded to Canada.

The selected laureates begin their preparation for US markets with a two-day training seminar in France. Each laureate is also paired with one or more American mentors prior to an intense week of immersion in the United States. The laureates then have the opportunity to network with high-level American academic and technological partners and to benefit from an additional series of training workshops focused on how to approach and succeed in American markets.

Last modified on 05/07/2018

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