The offer

Programme FFWD Normandie

Targetting new markets

The program is mainly open to growing businesses in the following aera : agri-food, health and well-being, digital, energy and cosmetics.

You are accompanied by one or several mentors. They advise you on different technical aspects according to their expertise.
The program consists of 3 phases spread over  6 or 12 months:

  • READY: back-office, intellectual and industrial property, visibility, fundraising, first pool of investors…
  • SET: business development and business plan, looking for investors, communication, export strategy…
  • GO: commercialization, prospection, a second pool of investors, events…

The program, which lasts 12 months, is adapted to your needs and professional constraints. You will benefit from tailor-made thematic workshops to achieve your strategic goals. FFWD Normandie brings you the expertise in the fields of governance, development, operational strategy, digital transformation and human resources.

Following the kick-off scheduled on January 10th 2019, you’ll benefit from a diagnosis 360° realized by the FFWD  team and  mentors.

An annual event during which you pitch your company  to potential investors and clients.

Selection criteria

To be selected you must have:

  • A long term settlement strategy in Normandy
  • A growing company


  • First clients & first incomes
  • A constituted, motivated and operational team
  • An innovation to promote (technical, business model, market or use)


  • Turnover > 2 million €
  • An international development goal
  • A fast growth


During the acceleration phase (6 months), you are guided by one or several mentors and accompanied on technical aspects by partners of FFWD Normandie in their areas of expertise. Our mentors, well-known professionals, help you to build a strategic vision as well as to expand to new markets and to integrate efficient professional networks.

The coaching program starts after an evaluation of the specific needs of each selected company. You’ll be proposed an individualized schedule covering the different topics related to your growth



During 12 months, you will benefit from an acceleration program adapted to your work rythm and to your constraints.
Workshops will be organized to help you to boost your sales and to reach new markets (2 half-days per month).


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