<p>Challenge Projets d’Entreprendre®</p>

Challenge Projets d’Entreprendre®

One week to create your company

Challenge Projets d’Entreprendre®


Since 2000, IMT Starter has organized the CHALLENGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS® for the students of Télécom SudParis, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School and the ENSIIE.


The “Challenge Entrepeneurship Projects” is one of the biggest events of its kind in higher education today in France and had been duplicated the program in our partner incubators :

The competition brings together all second-year students, as well as international students, to develop a viable business plan in small groups of 5 to 6 on average in one week.

Challenge 2021

500 participants, 100 professors & coaches

From the 21th to 28th of April 2023, the 23st  edition of Challenge brought together 500 students working together in 90 different teams with management students working side-by-side with engineering students.

After one week, the students must create, develop and write a comprehensive business plan within the IT sector. At the end of the week, a jury evaluates the projects.

A video of business plan

The teams that will take part in the competition, must deliver a video describing the business plan.

This pedagogy is a hallmark of the CHALLENGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS® closely linked to the dual management-engineering culture of Evry campus of Telecom SudParis and Institut Mines-Télécom Business School.

The team of Managers & Engineers

The objective is to work together with team members composed of engineers and managers and create innovative business projects. The week is packed with a coaching session with professionals, meetings with researchers and conferences to help teams to advance their projects.

  • – 500 participants
  • – 90 teams made up of young engineers and managers
  • – 100 professional speaker, coaches and trainers

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