Video Games and Serious Games

Audiovisuals and Transmedia

Technological creativity


ProtoPITCH, the contest for innovative projects in the creative industries

Are you developing an innovative project in the areas of video games, serious gaming, audiovisuals, transmedia or, broadly speaking, technological creativity?

Are you looking to promote it, position it most advantageously on the market, finance it ?

Participate in ProtoPITCH and …

  • …Receive the best advice from market experts during customised business meetings
  • …Meet your future partners
  • …Expand your network in the Nord Pas -de -Calais department of France, in Flanders and in Wallonia
  • …Win over investors, find financing
  • …Win a multitude of prizes having a total value of more than 25,000 EUR which will help you to get your project going

What is required of you?

3 conditions :

  •   To have a project which has moved beyond the stage of a bright idea, for which a prototype, a working model or mock-up has been developed
  • To have an innovative project which fits into one or another of the  themes of ProtoPITCH
  •  To be based in Nord-Pas de Calais, Flanders or Wallonia

ProtoPITCH will help projects which best satisfy the following criteria:

  • Importance of the technological innovation or application
  • Creative value
  •  Maturity in terms of market launch
  • Viability of the business model
  • Quality of the application filed for the competition
  •  Relevance of the expressed requirements and of the partnerships sought


4th July 2014

Closing date for candidate applications on line is before noon

8th September 2014

Announcement of the short list of 30, including the 8 finalists selected by a jury of experts

18th September 2014

Coaching the short listed entries and  finalists and preparation for business meetings

from to the 18th September to the 18th November 2014

Coaching the 8 finalists  and preparation of the pitches

5th and 6th November 2014

Participation of the 8 finalists in the Creativity World Forum at Courtrai

18th November 2014: ProtoPITCH DAY

Mons, European Capital of  Culture, 2015

  • More than 100 Business meetings for the 30 on the short-list and the finalists
  • Pitches of the 8 finalists
  • Round Tables
  • Distribution of the prizes
  • and more…

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