Paris, France – July 7, 2022
Atos today announces that 5 new start-ups are joining “Scaler, the Atos Accelerator” program, an open innovation accelerator program for startups and SMEs. These new start-ups have a specific focus on digital security and quantum. Scaler creates added value for Atos’ customers, as the start-ups enrich its portfolio with innovative solutions and, in turn, Atos supports their business development and helps them grow internationally, accelerating their access to its customers and partner ecosystem.
Joining the Scaler program today, Atos is pleased to welcome the following startups – focused in the ‘Digital Security’ and ‘Advanced Technology’ categories:
For this third wave of start-ups, the Atos Scaler team conducted the pitch sessions in the Metaverse. Start-ups had to provide a 100% immersive and realistic experience in a virtual universe. Additional pitch sessions for the ‘Decarbonization’ and ‘Digital’ categories will be held in H2 2022.
Each year, new startups are selected to develop their projects according to specific customer interests. They stay in the program, where Atos helps them accelerate their development and grow internationally, for a period of 18 months accessing Atos’ clients and partners and benefitting from Atos’ technology expertise as well as from its global brand and visibility. Since its launch in 2020, Atos Scaler has fostered many open innovation projects supporting customers’ business needs.
To date, Atos Scaler has onboarded more than 20 start-ups from across the globe and around 20 client deals have already been signed with customer engagements accelerating: Atos Scaler’s key performance indicators (KPI) have more than doubled since the beginning of 2022.
“Digital security and quantum computing are complex and multi-faceted domains which have become critical in today’s business world. It is essential to foster innovation and collaboration in these sectors in order to support businesses now and in the future.” said Zeina Zakour, Vice President, Global CTO Digital Security at Atos. “Atos Scaler is fantastic in that it truly nourishes innovation, meaning that together, through this program, we can address very specific customer needs with original and pertinent solutions, whilst at the same time reinforce our leadership position in cybersecurity and quantum.”
Some examples of Atos Scaler delivering on its promises – accelerate business growth and portfolio open innovation – include:
The full list of start-ups currently in the program now includes:
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 111,000 employees and annual revenue of c. € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 indexes.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
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