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The 6th Edition of Creative Lab North America Unveils its 13 Laureates

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13 French companies have been selected to participate in the 6th edition of the Creative Lab North America, an incubator for startups in the creative and cultural industries. 

The 2020 selection is composed of music, video game (including educational), and entertainment startups, as well as those creating solutions for the art and museum world: 

  • Aodyo is the creator of the Sylphyo, the first electronic wind instrument that combines traditional techniques and the electronic world; 
  • Artsper is the European leader in the online sale of contemporary art. The platform gives access to a large catalog of contemporary art from the best galleries in the world; 
  • ASBA, a French iconic brand, designs and manufactures drums and percussion instruments "Made in France"; 
  • Dipongo has created an edutainment application and a manual to stimulate the creativity of children through original activities, surprising accessories and incredible challenges; 
  • Dronisos, a world leader, offers a unique solution to manage hundreds of light drones using automation, renewing the entertainment genre by making the sky the largest screen in the world;
  • Embodme has developed a new kind of musical synthesizer that uses the movements of the body, guaranteeing an unprecedented level of precision for a digital instrument, thanks to the precision of touch and freedom of movement in a 3D space; 
  • Emissive brings the best of immersive technologies to the worlds of culture and luxury, creating tailor-made experiences for museums around the world. Emissive has been named "most prestigious VR agency" by the magazine réalité-virtuelle.com in 2019; 
  • Groover is a platform that helps musicians to gain visibility and get feedback from media and labels looking for emerging talent. Since its launch in 2018, 300,000 returns have been made and 100 label signatures facilitated; 
  • Le Sud Multimedia has developed more than 1,000 educational games available online, for rent, and for immediate use or to be adapted as needed; 
  • Play In Lab helps studios and publishers lacking time or resources to internalize the key steps that guarantee the best quality for their video games;
  • Soclip is a deep tech company that provides its customers with an Artificial intelligence device capable of creating professional-quality video clips in seconds; 
  • Waves System develops a unique and complete portfolio of audio-visual solutions for museums (ultra-directional speaker for narrow audio areas, audio and video players; video and audio players for optimized with subtitling, remote control and mediation functions, etc.) in order to create immersive experiences and engage visitors; 
  • Wilkins Avenue has become a global reference in the creation of immersive experiences in augmented reality, capable of transforming any location and reinventing the user experience, as well as mixing the physical and digital worlds.

Given the current context, the event will take place virtually from November 4 to 20, 2020. The Creative Lab North America 2020 program will consist of several half day sessions during which participants will be trained by American and Canadian coaches, and advised by experts to develop their marketing, business, and legal skills. In addition, a tailor-made program of business meetings with professionals will be organized for interested companies, thus allowing French delegation to create connections for future developments in North America.

The Creative Lab North America is organized by Business France and co-produced by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States, the Consulate General of France to Quebec, and the Ministry of Culture and Communication.