Nightswapping members open up their homes to guests for free, in exchange for ‘Night’ credits that they can use at other members’ homes.
Nanoform are tiny, fireproof, sapphire disks which can store huge amounts of analogue data at a miniscule size.
L’Oreal have teamed up with bioprinting startup Organovo, to begin 3D printing human skin tissue for use in cosmetics testing.
Snips uses big data and AI to learn users’ smartphone habits and automate their interactions with their devices.
The Krug Champagne app enables users to scan their bottle of luxury bubbles to reveal its history, along with tasting suggestions and a recommended playlist.
Tinbox helps companies make their charitable work visible to the public by enabling them to sponsor individual users’ daily donations.
French toymaker Meccano has designed a modular furniture line, with pieces that can be reconfigured with infinite possibilities.
Vittel Couch Converter transforms customer’s old sofas into custom made running shoes to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle.
Eco-conscious French design collective Alki have produced the world’s first biodegradable chair.
Organic Lingerie is targeting the niche tree wastage industry and recycling unwanted pine trees into underwear for women.
France’s Open Toys project could make vegetables more enticing for kids by using 3D printed parts to turn them into playthings.
Prynt is a smartphone case that lets users turn any digital snap into a physical copy in under a minute.
France-based project Appropriate Audiences has hacked a MakerBot to enable anyone to print a tattoo design from their computer onto their skin.
A French washing liquid brand has created the Mir Restaurant, which is charging customers in the form of dishwashing tasks instead of money.
France’s Fundovino is a crowdfunding platform that’s dedicated to bringing together potential investors and project owners to stimulate the vine and wine industry.
Intermarché is turning fruit and veg that’s too ugly to sell into a range of new products.
France-based Pixglass has created a camera-enabled mirror that digitally captures whatever is in front of it.
Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital wants to improve the day-to-day lives of terminally ill patients by allowing them to enjoy wine on the premises.
WEMU is a sensor-laden shirt that keeps track of epilepsy sufferers’ physiological signs and alerts doctors of seizures.
Paris Picnic is a service that lets customers enjoy all the trappings of a French picnic by the Seine — or anywhere — with just an hour’s notice.
France is aiming to make cycling for kids more affordable with P’tit Vélib, which opens up Paris’ Vélib scheme to younger residents.
OBO is embedding fragrance capsules into necklaces and bracelets, allowing wearers to easily reapply their perfume when they need it.