Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges.

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Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges in order to inform the market of solutions required before the end user realizes the need themselves. Your solution may rely on elements such as satellite imaging, Big Data Analysis, Trend alerts, Smart Buildings, Comfort needs or Energy zoning.


Your solution is expected to understand geographical changes and human needs.

We will consider four key success factors for future implementation: 

>> Prediction of future opportunities

>> Ability to warn companies of adaptations required for living conditions (Access to Water, Energy, Sanitation. Air Conditioning)

>> Automated mapping to existing solutions 

>> Automated info graphics for Customers


You may consider the expected difficulties of implementation below: 

>> Infrastructure and Data Hosting Capability

>> Tangible Data Analysis that speaks the same language as business

About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life. As one of the top 100 industrial groups in the world and one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.



*For the winner*

Proof of concept 

or supplier contract


*For the three selected startups*

Pitching workshops

Pitch in the Arena at the event 

Privileged contact with investors & VCs


*For the three selected startups*

FREE VIP entrance to the event

FREE flight ticket to Cape Town 

FREE accommodation in Cape Town

Selection Criteria


For this challenge we will consider only:

Startups from operating Africa


For this challenge we will consider:

Early-stage level with MVP, looking for POC or with 1-2 POC achieved


Required format:

Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) - MAX 50 Megabytes  
You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video.

Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf) - MAX 50 Megabytes