French Tech Award Dubai UAE


The French Tech Dubai hub is the only one in the Middle East, it has been certified by the French Government in 2016. Following this certification, the French Business Council organized in April 2017 and April 2018 the editions of the French Tech Dubai UAE Award.

This initiative is organised by the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates with the support of the French Tech Dubai UAEBusiness France, Bpifrance, Embassy of France to the UAE, French Consulate of France to the UAE, and French Trade Advisors. KPMG  is the official partner of the award and guarantees its impartiality. 

The French Tech Hub Dubai UAE Award is an excellent opportunity to highlight the vitality of the ecosystem and the French Tech, digital and entrepreneurial community of Dubai.

The 2017 winner is the start-up ZERO.1, developing Li-F technology. In 2018, Bodyo, developer of non-invasive AI Health Stations, known as the AiPods, won. The Award are delivered during the FBC Annual Gala Dinner, in front of more than 1,000 guests.

The 2017 Winner - ZERO.1

ZERO.1 is a startup created in Dubai in 2016, leader in LiFi technology. ZERO.1 offers secure solutions for sustainable connectivity that respects the environment. Technological innovation is in the DNA of ZERO.1.

ZERO.1 has announced the deployment of LiFi the largest in the world. It is a project on 4 buildings in Dubai. Visitors will be able to download a simple app on their smartphone, and immediately use LiFi to connect to the Internet!

ZERO.1 has also recently opened a research laboratory in France and is currently developing a teams of researchers.

Marc is an early advocate of technology and its application in both business and lifestyle environments. His passion for technology, business acumen and international network make him the ideal leader in Zero.1.


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The 2018 Winner - BODYO

Inspired by excellence and innovation, BODYO helps communities take better care of themselves to prevent serious illness through BODYO AI health resorts and app training programs.

Bodyo has developed innovative and patented health analysis modules. Bodyo AiPods use non-invasive technology to measure blood pressure, blood glucose, body fat, muscle mass, bone density, hydration, height and weight.

In March 2018, Bodyo's Health Analytics modules were selected by the Dubai Future Foundation for the Cohort 4 of Future Accelerator program

Patrice Coutard - Founder and CEO, is a sports scientist (London 2012 Olympic Games) and has been a fitness coach of the UAE's national football team for 16 years. Patrice is passionate about eHealth!

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