Develop your project with the 2019 Call for Innovation Projects

The EUROSIMA and Outdoor Sports Valley associations have decided to collaborate and launch a Call for Innovation Projects in the field of Action Outdoor Sports.

Opened to all members or future members of the two clusters, the Call for Innovation Projects aims to support and showcase a project to develop a product/service, create a business or diversify an activity that combines eco-design and/or innovation.


1 winner shall be rewarded

The winner shall receive:

  • 5 000€ in financial support
  • The possibility to pitch the project to key players during the Surf Summit conference (Seignosse)
  • 1 invitation to the Surf Summit (Seignosse)
  • 1 invitation to the Waterman's Ball (Hossegor)
  • The opportunity to present the innovation in the Surfing Lounge (Seignosse)


How to apply?

The 2019 Call for Innovation Projects is open to any person or group of people that are members or future members of either the EUROSIMA or Outdoor Sports Valley clusters, or both.

Any type of idea, new product or new technology may be developed and submitted provided it has an application in the Action Outdoor Sports market.

Applications must be downloaded and sent at the latest by September 6th, 2019. The jury will deliberate on September 19th and the official results will be announced at the Surf Summit on October 3rd.


The 2018 laureate

2018 winner, Genetrix Kiteboarding developed the ABS kitesurfing "Automatic Bar System", a real technical revolution. With a simple push of your finger on a switch, you can increase or reduce pressure instantly on the sail with a great deal of precision.


I download the Call for Innovation Projects application file