Published on August 01, 2017

Well-designed technology and innovative ideas can radically improve our lives at every stage, from childhood to the later years. Step into the immersive, interactive Discovery space, and experience exciting, life-transforming creations and inventions.

In line with its commitment to improve quality of life for all, Sodexo will showcase some of its latest innovations as well as those developed by game-changing startups from around the world.

Ingenious quality of life solutions from empathetic robot companions to virtual reality travel and more!

Check out immersive innovations. Take your senses on a journey to enhance well-being. Meet startups and entrepreneurs focused on transforming the way we live. Don’t miss the Spark Life Contest* finalists who will take center stage – pitching solutions that have the potential to improve our everyday life. The five winning projects will be announced during a special plenary awards ceremony.


Digital Solutions

Discover innovative solutions focusing on three different times of life

Building a foundation for a happy, healthy, fulfilling life

Remarkable inventions and environments that promote connection, companionship and social interaction from the start for the health and well-being of our young people: an open-air kindergarten built around a tree, a robot helping children learn through games, a smartwatch that keeps teens and families in touch, and more.

Maximizing time, health and connection to be our very best selves

Cutting-edge tools that grant more time, better health and closer personal connections for greater serenity. Meet a companion robot that perceives emotion, try on gloves that power workers’ hands and place an order with an autonomous robot delivering everything from lilacs to lattes.

Taking control and continuing to live your best possible life

Groundbreaking solutions providing wellness, independence and connectedness for seniors’ specific needs. Experience easy-to-swallow dishes by a three-star chef, a simple tablet for video chatting and virtual reality travel to the world’s most exotic sites.

Pepper Robot

* Accor Hotels, Gares & Connexions SNCF, Le Village by CA, Steelcase, thecamp and Sodexo launched the European Spark Life Contest to recognize startups that can truly transform people’s quality of life for the better. Months of anticipation will culminate in the announcement of the five Spark Life Contest award winners during the Quality of Life Conference.