French Tech Berlin ESCP Trend report 1 Final1402.pdf
Trend Report | Big Data & Health
This trend report was created during the explora/on phase of Op/onE at the ESCP Europe
Berlin campus, ensuring us the support of many amazing people. Out of all of those, we would
like to speciﬁcally thank three people that were integral to this report and the organiza/on of
our presence at the Entrepreneurship Fes/val at ESCP Europe.
First and foremost we would like to thank the director of our specializa/on, Rene Mauer, for
establishing the Op/onE at the Berlin campus end giving us the chance to dive into this
exci/ng and ever changing environment.
Once we arrived, Gunnar Graef, French Tech Ambassador and Investor based in Berlin, helped
us navigate through Berlin’s start up ecosystem, taking us by the hand and introducing us to
many experts and important actors. His Safari trip at the beginning of our program paved the
way for our following explora/on phase and countless interviews and collabora/ons with local
Among those was Ralph Arnold, who we, last but not least, would like to express our gra/tude
to for taking the /me to support us with his insights and contacts in the digital health market
in Berlin and beyond, introducing us to several of the companies men/oned in this report.
What’s up in the French Tech Ecosystem?
For some years now, the French Tech ecosystem has seen rapid growth, driven by a new
genera/on of entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, and other talents. France is
becoming a “startup Na/on”, home to vibrant tech hubs and talent, and driven by a strong
entrepreneurial culture. Paris in speciﬁc, is a world-‐class venue for startups. Currently, Paris is
the number one in Europe for the growth of its innova/on market, and it is among the top six
tech ci/es in the world.
Several actors in France enable the country’s advancement in Digital health: 64 life science
startups listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and three NASDAQ IPOs in less than a year
Special thanks to: This report has been prepared by interna/onal graduate students of ESCP
Maximilian TraugoA, Ruibo Wu, Joy de Bausset-‐Roquefort Duchaine D’Arbaud,
Tyrza Nanlohij, Maïa Bilhou-‐Nabera
Prof. Gunnar Gräf, Partner of Deutsche Ventures and Aﬃliate Professor at ESCP Europe
Prof. René Mauer , Chair for Innova6on and Entrepreneurship ESCP Europe
A coopera)on between