raised by past finalists
Track Winners will get customized coaching sessions by our experts & personal introductions with relevant investors & potential partners and clients.
Connect with leading industry experts, investors, accelerators & fellow entrepreneurs.
Become part of the Deep Tech Pioneers community & get all-year access to a global deep tech ecosystem to receive business and funding opportunities.
Receive the Deep Tech Pioneer recognition & get a chance to be featured in our reports and invited to speak at future events.
Opportunities to pitch or showcase in front of a curated audience of renowned industry leaders & investors.
Get spotted by international media, with interview opportunities.
€100K Grand Prize, €30K 2nd prize and €20K 3rd prize – all equity-free, no strings attached.
Advertise your open fundraising opportunities to our active international investor network
A dedicated Investor Day for 1-on-1 meetings with 200+ renowned VCs and CVCs.
- June 14th 2022 - APPLICATIONS OPEN
- June - September 2022 - CHALLENGE Q&A SESSIONS
- Are you based in Asia-Pacific ?
- September 23rd 2022 - APPLICATIONS CLOSE
- November 2022 - DEEP TECH PIONEERS SELECTED
- January 10th 2023 - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
- March 8th 2023 - INVESTOR DAY
- March 9th-10th - GLOBAL SUMMIT
June 14th 2022
Start of the 8th edition of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge!
Have a deep tech startup or project that uses advanced technology to answer a societal or industrial challenge? Apply online here until September 23rd!
June – September 2022
Challenge Q&A Sessions
Are you based in Asia-Pacific?
A single application to both our APAC and Global Challenges
Get extra opportunities to pitch at our APAC Challenge Finals in early October, win a S$30K equity-free grant and many more! Discover more here
Not based in APAC? Don’t worry, you can still apply to the Global Challenge.
September 23rd 2022
Deadline to apply to the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge!
Submit your application here before September 23rd at 23.59PM Pacific time in order to be considered for the Global Challenge. We receive a lot of applications and are on a tight schedule, so we, unfortunately, cannot offer extensions for submissions
Deep Tech Pioneers Selected
The best deep tech startups are selected!
The most promising startups, hand-picked by our jury, will be invited to join our Deep Tech Pioneers community.
Deep Tech Pioneers are invited to attend the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit (March 9-10th, 2023), get exclusive access to the Investor Day and benefit from extra perks all year round like connections with VCs & corporates and business opportunities, among others.
More info about the Deep Tech Pioneers community here
January 10th 2023
Announcing 60 startup finalists who will take center stage at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit
Finalists will pitch on the Pioneers Stage in front of a jury of experts, industry leaders, investors & journalists.
All other selected Deep Tech Pioneers will still have the chance to demo their solution and network with VCs and corporates attending.
March 8th 2023
Meet with 150 deep tech investors. Previous participants include VCs from all over the world. Atomico, DCVC, Lowercarbon Capital, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, SOSV, Sofinnova, Gilde Healthcare, IQ Capital, and many more were joined by CVCs from leading companies such as ABB, Airbus, Bouygues, Merck, Samsung, Solvay, Total, etc.
You’ll be able to plan up to fifteen 30 minute meetings to connect with relevant investors.
Meet the enablers who will take your technology to the next level
Taking place in person in Paris, the Global Summit welcomes thousands of the most relevant deep tech actors each year.
The Grand Finals of the Global Challenge happens here. Finalists pitch in front of an audience and an expert jury as they compete to win.
Selected Deep Tech Pioneers also have a chance to demo their solution and build connections with experts, industry leaders, investors, accelerators/incubators and fellow deep tech founders.
We’re looking for disruptive innovations across all industries
Thanks to the credibility and increased visibility from the Global Challenge, we’ve raised $1.5M right after and been able to scale up, join a famous accelerator in China and create a 2nd generation of our scanner.
ADEBAYO ALONGE, CEO & CO-FOUNDER OF RXALL
Get hand-picked by the best
Hello Tomorrow has set up an international and interdisciplinary committee of leading scientists, industry specialists, successful deep tech entrepreneurs and renowned VCs, to select the best startups in each industry track. Below are some of the jury members from the 2021 edition.
Am I eligible to apply?
We welcome startups that are:
- In the early-stage of development or the beginning of their commercialization phase (up to series A)
- Based on a new technology, a scientific discovery or a complex engineering process
- Addressing an industrial, societal or environmental unmet need or creating a new market
- Composed of a team of at least 2 people
- Not a subsidiary or spin-off of an existing company