The organisers of the the 6th edition of EMERGING Valley has said the event will be held on November 28 and 29, 2022 at the Palais du Pharo in Marseille under the banner of co-innovation
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According to a recent statement, over 2,300 participants, 150 start-ups and 50 investors from 70 countries are expected at this grand event where all of Africa’s innovative stakeholders come together in Marseille every year.
It added that EMERGING Valley will be at the heart of decisive issues this year in the wake of such serious geopolitical and climatic upheavals that are destabilising the world and creating emergency issues in energy, food production, health and the environment. Co-innovation and digital sovereignty are the main focus this year where young African entrepreneurs will come show us how they are joining forces and working to address these unprecedented challenges that Europe and the entire world are facing, with a key focus on co-developing high-impact solutions.
Founded in Marseille by Samir ABDELKRIM, author of “Startup Lions, at the heart of African Tech”, and placed under the high patronage of the President of the Republic Emmanuel MACRON in 2018 and 2021, EMERGING Valley has become the international summit where key tech and innovative entrepreneurship stakeholders from Africa and Europe put their heads together.
This sixth edition is taking place on November 28 and 29 at the Palais du Pharo in Marseille within an unprecedented and particularly pressing international context. “The geopolitical and environmental situation has never been so fragile; this is why now, more than ever, innovative companies need to unite and accelerate their development to have a genuine impact on essential issues such as digital, food and energy sovereignty,” comments Samir ABDELKRIM, founder of EMERGING Valley. “This is also why EMERGING Valley is has revamped itself this year to develop its themes and explore new challenges linked to Afro-European co-innovation. It will also be hosting several prestigious highlights to promote the most promising high-impact projects. 2022 shall be a pivotal year where the world must come together to reinvent itself, and above all build projects together! EMERGING Valley 2022 will be one of the decisive events”.