Ramiro Flores Méndez

Message from Campus Director


"How would you change the world with 1 Million Dollars? With Hult Prize, the world's largest student competition for social entrepreneurship, possibilities are infinite. On the 25th of November, students from GEM will have the opportunity to present a business idea to a jury addressing the UN’s 2018 global challenge: “ Harnessing the Power of Energy to Transform the Lives of 10 Million People ”. We believe the next idea that will change the world can come from anywhere, so, everyone from GEM is encouraged to participate regardless of their program. Although your team will pitch a business idea, you do not need one to register; our team will guide you through your social entrepreneurship idea generation and development process. Therefore, we welcome anyone who want to change the world. To do so, register your team to the Hult Prize at GEM on Campus Event and don´t miss the opportunity to be the million-dollar idea that will change the world. Do you accept the challenge?"


Ramiro Flores Méndez
ramiro.flores@grenoble-em.com

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The 2018 Challenge

Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people

HOW WILL YOU CHANGE THE WORLD WITH US $1 MILLION?

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EVENT DETAIL

Hult Prize Information Session and Team Registration (French & English)

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Venue: GEM Auditorium
Location: 12 rue Pierre Semard
38000, Grenoble,
Additional Info: The Hult Prize at GEM Team will organise an information session for those who are interested in participating in our On Campus Event. All the information regarding important dates, registration, requirements, teams, topics, pitching & entrepreneurship workshops, and idea generation programs will be given that day. Furthermore, we will organize a team building session so participants can either join an existing team who lacks a participant, or form a new team with other students. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the biggest social entrepreneurship competition. You do not need to have any business idea to participate because our team will provide guidance to find one. Plus, we will help you develop your ideas so everyone has the same opportunity to qualify for the Hult Prize Regional Finals in London. Hope to see you soon. And remember, you could be the next great million-dollar idea that could change the world!

Hult Prize at Grenoble École de Management

Time: 9:45 AM
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017
Venue:
Location: N/A

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

National University of Sciences and Technology

144 teams registered

2

ESCUELA SUPERIOR POLITÉCNICA DE CHIMBORAZO

118 teams registered

3

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

101 teams registered

4

Minya University

97 teams registered

5

Africa Nazarene University

84 teams registered

Judges

Anne-Lorenne VERNAY
Anne-Lorenne VERNAY
Assistant Professor at Grenoble École de Management
Anne-Lorène Vernay obtained a Master's degree in Industrial Ecology from Leiden University in the Netherlands in 2008. She also holds a PhD in innovation studies from Delft University of Technology obtained in 20113. In her research, she sought to understand how local cycles of matter and energy (or circular urban systems) can be set up in urban areas. She particularly analyzed the types of organizational changes that are needed to create circular urban systems and identified the global mechanisms that make change possible. In September 2013, she joined Grenoble Ecole de Management as a lecturer. Her research focuses focus energy management. Furthermore, she has published articles in two international journals: Journal of Cleaner Production and Systems Research and Behavioral Science. She also teaches introductory courses in strategic management and technology management.
Gilles MOREAU
Gilles MOREAU
CTO and Co-Founder at Lancey Energy Storage
Guilles Moreau is the CTO and Co-Founder at Lancey Energy Storages. They designed and produced the first smart electric heater equipped with an eco-friendly battery and and energy management system. For 6 years he was the Energy Storage and Li-ion Battery Project Manager in CEA (Comissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux energies alternatives). He is a clean energy specialist that has worked on storage devices for more than 13 years and he is eager to continue participating in technological innovations.
Yildiz THOMAS
Yildiz THOMAS
Research Director at CNRS France
Yildiz THOTMAS' work is based on an ethnoecological approach; she explores People-Nature relationships on the following themes: possible synergies between local and scientific knowledge for biodiversity conservation; domestication processes and dynamic of agroecosystems and agrobiodiversity; biocultural interactions at different spatio-temporal scales within the context of global change. In 1993 she obtained a Doctorate in Biology of Integrated Systems, Agronomy, and Environment from the University of Montpellier II with High Distinction. She did her Thesis in Terrestrial Ecology, specializing in Ethnobiology and was published by the UNESCO. Then, In 2007, she received the Bronze Medal of the CNRS’ Department of Environment and Development. Later in 2012, she received the “ Insigne de Chavalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite” by the Institute of Ecology and Environment. Currently she is actively publishing research articles regarding her domain working in the CNRS.
Emmanuelle PAULIAC-VAUJOUR
Emmanuelle PAULIAC-VAUJOUR
Laboratory Chief at CEA
Emmanuelle Pauliac-Vaujour is the Laboratory Chief at the largest private research center in France, the Commissariat à l’Énergie Automatique et aux Énergies Alternatives. She is also part of the LETI Institut, pioneers in microelectronic nanotechnologies. The lab where she works is called the Sensor Autonomy and Integration Lab. Her mission is to develop electrical systems for industrial partners. She develops solutions that integrate technologies of the CEA and the infrastructure, automobile, aeronautic, and health industries. She also works with start-ups in France and abroad. In general, she works towards the innovation in the energy sector.
Matthew D. SMITH
Matthew D. SMITH
CEO at Fieldcloud SAS
Matthew D. Smith is the CEO of SAS, a leading company in growth and development at the intersection of strategic consulting, technology intelligence & hands-on business experimentation services. He holds a master in Information Technology and Management at Sheffield Hallam University. He worked in Schlumberger (the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry) as an IT engineer, project manager and infrastructure architect.
Rodolphe SCHIATTARELLA
Rodolphe SCHIATTARELLA
Admin at Grenoble-Alpes Initiative Active and Founder of d'Alpha à Omega
Rodolphe Schiattarella obtained a master in Management general-Business Manager at GEM. He also holds a master in Entrepreneurship. Co-creator of Aquila Sartorial eyewear brand and founder of D'Alpha à Omega - Coaching et conseil d'enterprise. He supports and advises TPE-PME and Startups in different sectors from pro and public markets.

Organizing Committee

In a few short years, the Hult Prize has become one of the most prestigious student competitions in existence today, offering teams unparalleled opportunities and resources. With the goal of educating and engaging students at its core, this truly international prize has created a platform to support the launch of social enterprises that are tackling seemingly intractable global challenges.

Ramiro Flores

Ramiro Flores

Campus Director

Angélique Travers

Angélique Travers

Project Manager

Ornella Toubiana

Ornella Toubiana

Project Coordinator

Karine Miguet

Karine Miguet

Project Coordinator

Estelle Cecillon

Estelle Cecillon

Communications Manager

Carolina Colón

Carolina Colón

Organizing Committee

Clarice Koan

Clarice Koan

Organizing Committee

Samuel Bordes

Samuel Bordes

Organizing Committee

Eva Jourjon

Eva Jourjon

Organizing Committee

Dalia Hariate

Dalia Hariate

Organizing Committee

Juan Carlos Rived

Juan Carlos Rived

Organizing Committee

Hanna-Mahé Thomas

Hanna-Mahé Thomas

Organizing Committee

Lisa Soussan

Lisa Soussan

Organizing Committee

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GRENOBLE ÉCOLE DE MANAGEMENT REGISTRATION FORM

Dear GEM student, are you ready to change the world with 1M Dollars? If you have a team and an idea, don’t hesitate on registering to the Hult Prize at GEM event. If you don't have a team or an idea, do not worry; our team will organize teambuilding events, idea generation programs and entrepreneurships workshops for you to succeed while presenting your idea to the judges. So, don’t hesitate on registering your team, even if you do not have an idea. We will guide you through the rest.

Team member 1* Captain
Team member 2*
Team member 3*
Team member 4 (optional)
About your team
* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be compromised of current students. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.