Innovation is the cornerstone of progress and transformation in our society.

At TopFuel 2024, we celebrate innovation in all its forms, recognizing its power to shape industries, inspire change, and create new opportunities. Join us as we explore the cutting-edge advancements and breakthrough technologies that are paving the way for the future.

TopFuel 2024

Where Innovation Meets Inspiration in the Vibrant City of Grenoble!

Did you know?

TopFuel Innovation Day
The ESRF Synchrotron - ©Pierre Jayet/AgenceGrenobleAlpes


Is the 5th most inventive city in the world (Forbes)

Has the highest concentration of researchers in France


Grenoble boasts an unparalleled density of internationally renowned R&D centres and an impressive ratio of 8.5 patents per 10,000 inhabitants. In this dynamic environment, innovations transform into business opportunities, leading to the creation of over 700 startups since 2000.

Join us in this vibrant setting as we explore the latest advancements in our sector. Against the backdrop of Grenoble’s innovative culture, TopFuel 2024 promises to be an enriching experience, offering a platform for professionals to exchange ideas, gain insights, and explore recent advancements in the industry.

Learn, Experience, and Connect!

Creativity and connections thrive in a relaxed environment, and we invite you to join us for a day of discovery and collaboration on Sunday, 29 September, ahead of the technical sessions starting on Monday, 30 September.

Embark on an inspiring journey of exploration and interaction. Choose to prioritize one of the following: learning, experience, or connections, each designed to immerse you in the innovative spirit of Grenoble.

Learn …

In an era of rapid technological disruption, being knowledgeable about innovation helps us anticipate and adapt to changes. Y.SPOT, the Open Innovation Center, offers access to cutting-edge resources and advanced R&D capabilities through its close ties to CEA labs. Join us for an enlightening presentation at Y.SPOT that promises to expand your horizons and fuel your professional growth!

Experience …

TopFuel Innovation Day

Have you ever tried to hear with your bones? In Grenoble, you will have the opportunity to discover one of its latest startups offering a device that enables you to listen with your body. Through bone conduction, sound travels from the elbows to the hands, which we place on our ears, allowing us to experience a concert with an impressive view from the top of the Bastille!

Connect …

TopFuel Innovation Day

Or prioritize fun and connection by participating in our ‘push-car’ competition! Emphasizing that innovation is not just about technological advancement but also about creativity and ingenuity, you will use your imagination to build a push-car and compete in a final race with other teams.

Welcome to TopFuel 2024!

We will end this interesting day full of experiences with the TopFuel 2024 Welcome Reception at the MINATEC conference venue.
Join us to catch-up with friends and meet TopFuel delegates from all over the world at this much appreciated moment!

Complete your experience and join one of our guided tours to discover more about Grenoble’s history and culture.

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10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Social Programme - Discover Grenoble

The historic centre of Grenoble

Street Art

The exceptional sundial

2:30 – 5:00 PM - Learn, Experience and Connect

Learn – The Y.SPOT Open Innovation Center

Experience – Listen with your body

Connect – Challenge your creativity and ingenuity

5:30 – 8:30 PM - TopFuel 2024 Welcome Reception