Coopérathon – La plus grande compétition d'innovation ouverte – The World's Largest Open-Innovation Challenge
Menu

The largest open innovation challenge in the world!

25 days to impact LIVES

During Cooperathon’s 25 day program, entrepreneurs, experts, professionals and engaged citizens from all horizons meet up to develop socially responsible projects. Teams grow thanks to the involvement of community, academic and industrial partners who accompany the participants through the development of their project, from idea to prototype. Imagined by the Mouvement Desjardins, first financial cooperative in Canada, the Cooperathon is a competition for all who wish to explore, experiment and create for their community.

12
participating sites in Canada & France

25
day challenge

6
million people in audience reach

1.5
thousand participants

4
industries ready for disruption


The 2018 edition will focus on the themes of FINANCE, HEALTH, EDUCATION & ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT.

 

Each theme ties into
UNITED NATIONS’

Learn more about the tracks in Canada

Learn more about the tracks in France

A CHALLENGING APPROACH &
HUMAN EXPERIENCE

The relationships, networking and challenges you will experience with your team will only make you grow.

 

“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human”
John Naisbitt


Récap 2017 (French only)


#cooperathon18 Teaser 1


#cooperathon18 Teaser 2


#cooperathon18 Teaser 3 (Earth Day)


INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SPEAKERS

During the Kick off event on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018. The list features:

Yoshua Bengio

Université de Montréal
Institute for Learning Algorithms

Social impact powered by AI

Nicknamed the “Father of Deep Learning”, Yoshua Bengio will explain how AI will reinvent social impact in the years to come.

Elon Musk (founder & CEO of SpaceX, Tesla and Neuralink) referred to Bengio’s Deep Learning book as “the definitive textbook on deep learning.”

BIO

 MONTREAL, CA


Matthew Luhn

PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS

Storytelling and mass impact

Storyteller behind Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Monsters Inc., Monsters University, Finding Nemo, UP, Cars, Ratatouille and other films currently in development, Matthew will demystify how we can “touch” millions of people through stories.

BIO

 MONTREAL, CA


TAKE PART IN AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY

IMAGINED & PRODUCE BY

POWERED IN FRANCE BY


WITH THE SUPPORT OF

SPONSORS GOLD


SPONSORS SILVER


SPONSORS BRONZE


in collaboration with theses track leaders


Discover the partners of Cooperathon 2018