INNOVATION



Origins

The CENTQUATRE-PARIS is a space of collaboration between the artistic, economic and social spheres. It favours the exchange of ideas and cooperation between project holders with various profiles, from the fields of creation, business, teaching or research. This exceptional ecosystem encourages the rise of innovating start-ups.

As an exceptional space for experimentation, it connects all forms of art and all types of public. Of an international scale, the CENTQUATRE-PARIS incarnates a new model of artistic institution, sensitive to the most emerging tendencies of contemporary creation and in an open and multi-disciplinary innovation.

SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES

Vision

104factory acts as an opportunity accelerator for innovative project holders in the fields of artistic, cultural and creative industries.

The incubation offers to each entrepreneur the possibility of accompanying the development of his/her start-up, carrying out on-site experimentations in interaction with the public and the CENTQUATRE-PARIS ecosystem.

104factory has received the Paris Innovation label, in collaboration with the Ile-de-France incubator of reference Making the most of the internal network dynamics and the productive exchanges with the CENTQUATRE-PARIS ecosystem, the start-ups are supported from the beginning (prototyping, market penetration, set-up of the business) and in their integration in entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystems of the Ile-de-France region.

104factory has received the Paris Innovation label, in collaboration with the Ile-de-France incubator of reference Agoranov, it proposes an accompaniment that it is adapted to the needs of entrepreneurs with innovating projects.

DEVELOPING YOUR BUSINESS

Offer of services

  • Plug & play workspace allocated to each project (24/7 access, 4 spaces, internet, telephone)
  • Access to meeting areas
  • Access to mutualised prototyping spaces/workshops
  • Individual business and sector-specific accompaniment
  • Access to Agoranov’s acceleration programme and entrepreneurial training courses
  • Professional expertise in the initiation of innovative projects
  • Assistance in the creation of a business plan, in the identification and the approach of public and private fundraising, etc.
  • Possibility of on-site experimentation with services, products or applications developed through the CENTQUATRE-PARIS’ activities and in contact with the public
  • Connexion with the partner networks of the CENTQUATRE-PARIS and Agoranov, in the economic, financial, artistic and institutional fields of innovation
  • Preferential access to funding (Paris Innovation Amorçage fund, up to 30.000€)
  • Support in terms of communication
  • Accompaniment at the end of the incubation

Duration : from 6 to 24 months

Incubation rate : starting from 550€/month excluding tax for 1 workspace, 1000€/month excluding tax for 4 workspaces

EXPERIMENTING WITH THE PUBLIC



Specificities

The start-ups will find at the CENTQUATRE-PARIS a space for exceptional experimentation, a “living lab” that will enable them to test in actual conditions their prototypes in interaction with the very varied publics that visit the space (neighbourhood inhabitants, families, students and schoolchildren, art amateurs, professionals, businesses, tourists, etc.).


Cooperating with artists

104 factory offers start-ups an immersion in an inspiring and international environment, in contact with almost 300 artistic teams in residency coming from all over the world, with whom meetings and cooperation are favoured. It develops a large and diversified programme of broadcast actions and events accessible to all of the actors of the innovation community, French and foreign