Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.48
Liaison Stars UM6P
Submission Date Aug. 31, 2020

STARS v2.2

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
IN-50: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Maryame JEBBARI
Sustainable Developpment PMO
Sustainable Developpment
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Impulse

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

IMPULSE: A unique acceleration program developed by Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and supported by OCP Group and its subsidiary OCP Africa, dedicated to innovative startups in the fields of AgriTech (Sustainable agriculture), BioTech, Mining Tech (Mining waste management) and Materials Science & Nano Engineering. IMPULSE will help entrepreneurs take their startups to the next level and bridge connections with OCP Group, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Mass Challenge and their ecosystems.
Through its programs, IMPULSE is offering:
- World-class mentorship from MassChallenge, OCP and UM6P networks of seasoned executives and entrepreneurs
- Access to business opportunities via OCP, OCP Africa and UM6P Networks
- Access to UM6P resources: FabLab, experimental and living labs to help startups develop and test prototypes of their products and services
- Equity-free cash prize of USD 250,000 to be shared between winning startups.
- Investment opportunities through our network of national and international venture capital firms and angel investors
- All-expense-paid training on UM6P Campus in Benguerir, Morocco and two study trips to the ecosystems of Boston and Lausanne


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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