© Antoine Repessé - #365 Unpacked
Don't trash your cash !
Create a simple and innovative device or scheme to reduce or recycle the yearly wastes generated by a urban family, using if necessary existing solutions
© Bruno Mouron & Pascal Rostain - Autopsie
An average 4-person family generates up to 2 tons of wastes per year which could yield 1 100€ in income
FAMAE CHALLENGE 2018 AWARDEES
Famae Grand Prize
A consortium that offers "the first 100% biodegradable layer in the world". The group is composed of the Berlin Dycle
project, the Girondine start-up Mundao
and the Alchemists
based in Ile-de-France.
Based in Bordeaux, Protifly
valorizes organic co- products, in protein meal, oil, fertilizer for animal feed and soil fertilization, thanks to insects.
brings together a community of people around the world who offer solutions against plastic pollution, through the creation of open source machines and tools and by sharing knowledge.
Design award Zero Waste by Famae
Design Award Zero Waste by Famae has awarded Transfarmers
and its composter flowerpot for apartment as well as Bin Up, a Portuguese consortium that has created a new generation sorting bin.
"Coup de coeur" award Sparknews by Famae
Coup de coeur Famae Prize has been awarded to the shoe that grows
. The American NGO has the first shoe that follows the evolution of children's feet.
Student award Enactus by Famae
Student Award Enactus by Famae was awarded to Campus Market
, a Lille-based association that has created a solution for the collection and cheap resale of furniture between students.
The Famae Challenge in a few figures
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Renowned Mathematician (2010 Fields medal), former Dean of Institut Poincaré, President of the Parliament Office for the Assessment of Science and Technology Policies
Physicist and inventor (more than 1000 registred patents), co-Dean at ESCPI Paris, core member of the Frenchtech.
Innovator in the social & environmental rating and circular economy, Vice-President of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation
Chairman of the Famae endowment fund, has a long experience of investing in SMEs and startups (2 Bn€ invested in 200 companies, particularly in the renewable energy sector)
Innovation expert, experience as a Science & Industry go-between, chairman of Agoranov (a deeptech incubator), and has supported more than 300 startups including Criteo and Aldebaran Robotics
Waste reduction expert, managing director of Zero Waste France and board member of Zero Waste Europe
Lionel Le Maux
Entrepreneur and successful investor in the domain of cleantech and renewable energies. Experienced contributor in the field of biogas and Former President of Biogaz Vallée
Founder of a large real estate group and founder of an organic food retailer
Serial-Social entrepreneur, he is currently Managing Director at Enactus France, co-founder of the coworking space La Ruche and Le Mouves' board member.
Visionary eco-friendly entrepreneur, keynote speaker (founder of the Blue Economy-concept)
Famae funds bright inventors to help them create simple and innovative solutions which can substantially improve the lives of hundred of millions of urban citizens, reduce their living expenses while significantly alleviating their environmental footprint in relation to waste generation, water usage, food consumption, energy utilization and air pollution.
WHO WE ARE?
Famae is an endowment fund launched by a family whose members share common values: entrepreneurial spirit, openness to the world, empathy for people and focus on sustainable development
WHAT IS OUR GOAL ?
Our goal is to seek pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint
WHAT MOTIVATES US ?
We believe bright inventors have always existed and still exist today. From the invention of the wheel 5 000 years ago, to the launch of Wikipedia 15 years ago, from the invention of printing 500 years ago to the invention of bicycle 200 years ago, we are truly convinced that great men and women are what allows humanity to thrive
Franck Philippon, Abdel Soufi, Marie Kopciowski, Mavea Maurisset, Michel Kopciowski, Alain Philippon, Eric Philippon & Caroline Corvaisier, Gayané Adourian, Leila Badis, Baptiste Fradin, Louis François Saumon, Laure Thiberge, Hippolyte Thibierge, Stephanie Verdier
Many thanks to : Arnaud Siraudin, Olivier Van Bellinghen from Pop Com, Eric Raffin, JC Bohin and Victor Boubé from Matters, Pascale Saumon and Jacques Marceau from Aromates agency, Lionel Le Maux, Michel Fortin, Jean Michel Dalle from Agoranov, Flore Berlingen from Zero Waste France, Bruno Mouron, Antoine Repessé, Siobhan Archer, JB Siraudin, Hippolyte Moule, Vincent Balusseau, Axel Dauchez, Antoine Vedrenne, Jérôme Léger, Serge Delwasse, Quentin Iprex, Guillaume Audoin, Serge Hayat, Hervé Lebret, Jean Marc Camelin, …