Ninon Duval



Ninon Duval has been director of Bond’innov since 2011. This association is hosted in the IRD Île-de-France centre and fosters innovation projects in France and throughout Europe. Ninon previously worked as an independent innovation management consultant between 2004 and 2011 and she launched and ran the Paris Mentor programme until the end of 2011. She has also helped set up and develop a number of startups, including Vegetal Fabric, which was nominated for the Grand Prix de l’innovation de Paris in 2011.

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Bond’innov has been partnering entrepreneur acceleration programmes for the past ten years. The association has also developed tools that help promising start-ups in France and Africa to get off the ground using free and inclusive financial arrangements. Bond’innov liaises with African incubators and innovation ecosystems that place the African diaspora at the heart of projects.