Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Fostering the entrepreneurial mindset of students, stimulating their creativity to seize opportunities and innovate has been part of the DNA of EM Normandie since its very beginning. The EM Normandie Foundation provides support, through grants targeted at innovative projects that promote this value-creating development, for the benefit of education and students.

It offers 3 support programs

The Prize for Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation

Awarded each year to a student whose project incubated within InsIDE* best meets the required criteria (innovation, environmental and social impact, etc.).

*Since 2014, InsIDE has had 350 incubated projects, 80 companies created, €4.5m of funds raised and more than 3000 people trained to entrepreneurship.


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Aids for innovation

The Foundation promotes innovation and performance research at school by awarding grants to improve infrastructure, campus equipment, internal processes and the implementation of new teaching methods.


The « Responsible Manager Contest » Foundation Prize

To raise awareness and train students to take into account the environmental, social and ethical impacts of their upcoming decisions, this prize rewards each year the winners of a full promotion (U3, BMI1), who have carried out the best analyses and recommendations relating to the CSR policy of a company of their choice.

The Responsible Manager Contest is organised by the School’s Sustainable Development and CSR Department and sponsored by the Global Compact France.


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