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Accelerator Grand Prix ACF AutoTech Announces Finalists for 7thAnnual Contest

Grand Prix ACF AutoTech

Grand Prix ACF AutoTech, a Paris, France-based accelerator encouraging innovation amongst startup companies in the automotive industry, announced the finalists for their 7th annual contest that spotlights the top automotive startup companies globally.

The Grand Prix ACF Finalists include:

GENOMINES – France, Paris

Genomines recovers metals from plants in order to produce nickel without any mine facilities.

CYLIB – Germany, Aachen

After many years of research at RWTH Aachen, cylib has developed a holistic, eco-efficient process for the recycling of Lithium-Ion batteries, offering the global industry what it needs, a functioning circular economy and raw material security.


Stellar Telecommunications brings perfect internet on the move to vehicles and passengers, leveraging the combined strength of cellular, wi-fi, and satellite networks.

The Prix Pioneer Finalists include:

ENTROVIEW – France, Saint-Martin-d’Hères

Entroview develops Battery Diagnostic Software for Gigafactories and the mobility sector. The technology’s core is entropy variations, which provide a deep understanding of your battery.

CLHYNN – France, Besançon

Clhynn develops hydrogen fuel cell that provides a clean and efficient alternative to traditional energy sources.

DIAMFAB – France, Grenoble

Diamfab specializes in diamond semiconductors designed for power electronics and quantum applications.

The winners will be selected at the awards show in Paris, France on April 24th at 7PM Paris time. Winners will be selected in three categories, including: Grand Prix ACF (designed for companies that received round A funding or more), Prix Pionnier ACF (for companies at the seed funding stage), Mention GPACF GreenTech (for startups that have a positive impact on the environment.)

Led by Richard de Cabrol, Directeur Général, Grand Prix ACF AutoTech is an accelerator that propels innovation amongst entrepreneurs in the automotive industry, promoting efficiency and sustainability. The accelerator leverages the expertise of local companies like Renault Group, Forvia, Plastic Omnium, Crédit Agricole, FIDAL, and MOTUL, who are all part of the mentorship and growth of the promising automotive startups.