StartHer Awards, the first European contest for female-founded startups

The Paris-based NGO StartHer (formerly Girls in Tech Paris), dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurship and careers in tech, is holding the first Europe-scale contest for startups founded by women.

The contest will take place on October 19th at Station F, the brand new biggest startup campus in the world, in Paris. The event will include a pitch competition and conferences on women in tech.

Any tech startup (internet, mobile, video games, AI, VR, etc.) that is between six and thirty-six months old, is headquartered in a European country, and has at least one woman on the founding team, is eligible to apply online until 31 August.

Applications and more information

Our MOOCs to learn French are coming in 2018

Mar 1 2018

Faithful to its ambition to innovate and promote the French language, the French Instiute in Estonia will launch MOOCs in 2018 to learn French. It will become the first institution in Estonia to offer MOOCs as a solution for foreign language learning. Our MOOCs will not replace traditional classes...

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MyFrenchFilmFestival: 8th edition!

Jan 19 2018 / Feb 19 2018

The 8th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival is just around the corner!  You’ll have to wait just a little longer before you can sample the best of new-generation French cinema, from your home or wherever you may be, anywhere in the world. The principle is simple: 1 month, 30 films, subtitled in...

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Digital education: the “IFProfs” platform launched in Estonia

IFprofs is a social network dedicated to French language teachers (or teaching a discipline in French) around the world. It provides them with content and teaching methods. Teachers in Estonia just joined that growing community that has already gathered thousands in over 50 countries. IFprofs...

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“Internet Pioneer” Louis Pouzin lectures in Tallinn and Tartu

Nov 20 2017 / Nov 22 2017

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Master 2IS in Toulouse – Innovative Information System

The 2IS Master program is designed for Bachelor students in information technologies aiming to expand their knowledge on innovative information technologies. Organised by researchers of IRIT (Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse), one of the major French Institutes in computer science,...

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In November, the French Institute invites you to think digital

Nov 7 2017 / Nov 30 2017

Like many French Institutes around the world, we participate to the programme "Novembre numérique" (Digital November), "one month to discover digital cultures". We warmly invite you to join us for 2 debate nights that we will organize to discuss issues that are as topical as ever, in Estonia as...

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Debate night about democracy and digital on November 30

Nov 30 2017 - Tallinn

The French Institute in Estonia and CitizenOS are organizing a debate night about the digital transformation of our political systems on November 30th at the theatre NO99 in Tallinn. Register How do politicians, academics and activists perceive the limits of representative democracy in 2017 and...

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Come join our “Post-truth” debate on November 7th

Nov 7 2017 - Tallinn

We are organizing a debate about the concept of "post-truth" on Tuesday 7 November at 17:30 at the cafe-restaurant Kärbes in Telliskivi. Register In 2016, after British and US elections shaken by "fake news", the Oxford Dictionary picked "post-truth" as the word of the year, which it defined by...

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