"Usine du Futur" Challenge

Start-ups, let's create the factory of tomorrow together!

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1. Application
Deadline March 27, 2022  April 13, 2022
To participate in the challenge, answer the online questionnaire and upload a presentation of your solution (PPT or PDF format).
2. Selection
From March 28 to April 20, 2022
April 14 to April 29, 2022
A jury of OCP experts will select the 16 start-ups with the most relevant concepts.
3. Deepening phase
Deadline May 15, 2022  May 29, 2022
The selected start-ups will be accompanied by an OCP mentor to further develop their solutions.

Following this phase, the business teams will choose the 8 finalist startups who will pitch at the grand finale.

4. Finale - Démo Day -
June 10, 2022 June 24, 2022
Each team will present the results of their work with the mentors to a jury of experts from the OCP Group and its partners.
5. Deployment of solutions
From June to September , 2022
The 4 winning startups will have access to the Safi experimental plant to implement their solutions as part of a paid pilot and will benefit from operational support from the Innovation and Business teams.

Selection criteria




A solution to the issue raised

Business oriented

A business model viable 

Innovative and sustainable


An innovative solution that takes into account its environmental impact.

High added value


A solution demonstrating strong added value to solve concrete problems