Paris, France, December 4, 2023 – The Atos Group organized the 14th edition of its Handi-Entrepreneurs competition aimed at supporting the innovation process and entrepreneurial spirit of people with disabilities. This year, three winners and one “coup de coeur” were recognized for their creativity and innovative entrepreneurial initiatives.

For this edition, the Jury, made up of various Group executives – human resources managers, managers, members of the National Disability Commission, the Disability Mission, the Occupational Health Service – selected the following winners:

  • 1st prize (€3,000) – NOSPARENTS by Alexandre ECHALIER
    A digital platform for family caregivers to make it easier for their parents to find help at home.
  • 2nd prize (€2,000) – HYPOCAPS by Maë LEGARDEUR,
    Offers fast carbohydrate-rich food lozenges with no sweet taste, for people prone to hypoglycemia.
  • 3rd prize (€1,000): LES ATTENTIONNEES by Daphnée GAGNAGE
    An event agency that accompanies individuals in the organization of ultra personalized moments, everywhere in France.

The Jury also awarded a “Coup de coeur 2023″ prize (€500): To Nathalie DARLES-PARAYRE for her initiative “A multi-handicapped sports educator at your sports service”.

To evaluate the projects, the Jury relied on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the company or product
  • Creator’s Journey
  • Consistency of figures, strategy and set-up and of the project
  • Development potential and coherence with business sectors

The ceremony was introduced by Sylvie Verstraeten, SVP Human Resources, Eviden, Atos Group, and the awards were presented by Juliette Arnould, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Eviden, Atos Group, in the presence of the jury members and Atos and Eviden employees, during a virtual ceremony, on December 4, 2023.

For the past 15 years, our commitment to the professional inclusion of people with disabilities has been reflected in a strategy at the heart of which we affirm our values of innovation and creation. Through this Handi-Entrepreneurs competition, we are proud to promote the projects of entrepreneurs with disabilities and to encourage those who imagine new uses in the service of humanity and work to give meaning to everyone’s daily life. ” said Sylvie Verstraeten, SVP Human Resources, Eviden, Atos Group.

As a committed player in favor of inclusion, Atos, through its Disability Mission, has been carrying out proactive actions for several years in partnership with schools and universities in order to offer people with disabilities diploma training courses in line with its professions. Atos has also been involved with the Paralympic Movement since 2001, as Worldwide IT Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with c. 105,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately €11 billion. As Europe’s leader in cloud, cybersecurity and supercomputing, the Group provides integrated solutions for all sectors in 69 countries. As a pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to providing secure and decarbonized digital solutions to its clients. Atos is an SE (European Company) listed on Euronext Paris.

Atos’ raison d’être is to help shape the information space. With its skills and services, the Group supports the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contributes to the development of scientific and technological excellence. All over the world, Atos enables its customers and employees, and more generally the greatest number of people, to live, work and progress sustainably and confidently in the information space.