Le Parisien talks about us

Another great article on DataCity, focusing on one of our 10 challenges:"How to inform users, building caretakes and companies handling waste bins exactly when the waste collection truck will be coming by".

Discover the results and all the challenges on June 6 at Paris City Hall

Discover the 12 selected startups for DataCity Paris - 2nd Edition!

After months of scouting and 225 applications, DataCity stakeholders have selected the 12 relevant startups to address city challenges! They have been chosen because of their innovative proposal, their technology, and their team!

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How to track, analyse and understand tourist flows in a city, with a view to adapting services to tourists’ changing habits?

How to help building managers to permanently reduce energy consumption when they have no specific professional skills in this area?

How to model the impact of logistics in order to ease traffic in cities?

Craft Ai

How to inform users, building caretakes and companies handling waste bins exactly when the waste collection truck will be coming by.

How to harvest, analyse and use data on the ways people use tourist buses, to improve transport services in cities and tailor products to customer profiles?

SharingCloud & Irlynx
How to realistically share space and facilities in buildings?

How to set up an energy exchange system within a local community while minimising production and distribution costs?

supported by Dataiku : How to provide intelligent lighting in the streets of Paris by analysing urban travel data?

How to optimise and predict street furniture maintenance by analysing data generated by the furniture or outside databases?

How to analyse flows in order to support decisions relating to neighbourhood planning?


Startups and Corporates have two months to test and experiment their solution in experimentation fields provided by Paris City Hall. Results will be presented on the 6th of June at Paris City Hall. Get more informations and discover DataCity stakeholders on our new video!


More than 200 applications for DataCity season 2!

Applications for DataCity season 2 are now closed!
We are pleased to announce that we have received more than 200 applications to our challenges! It’s even more than last season and it overpassed our expectations.
A huge thank you to all the startups for their involvement in the program, and their commitment to build smarter and sustainable cities for tomorrow.
Applications are now being reviewed, and the selected startups will be announced on February 28th.


DataCity quoted by Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, at C40 Summit Opening Speech

On December 1st, Anne Hidalgo became the new Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. At the opening ceremony, she delivered an inspiring speech, focused on the absolute necessity for major cities to take action against climate change and for sustainability: "There are three things we need to do : act, act and act again" she said.

Part of the speech was dedicated to two major actions that she has taken as Mayor of Paris and that she intends to bring to major cities around the world: Reinvent Cities and DataCity.

"[...] we must reinvent our cities, that is, allow all our fellow citizens to create, in complete freedom, to make way for free architectural, cultural, economic, social and societal innovation.  And we will do this by fostering in our own network the project to Reinvent cities, based on the successful Reinvent Paris. It is what we will do by also launching DataCity, an initiative backed by NUMA, the most important incubator in Paris, which will allow putting technological innovation at the service of sustainable cities."
Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris

We are now more motivated than ever to carry on and to intensify our efforts to build the sustainable cities of tomorrow.

Read the full speech