Communication

MICROSOFT AI SCHOOL BY SIMPLON OPENS IN MARSEILLE

Photo of a previous promotion of the school “IA Microsoft by Simplon” taken before the health crisis A professional program to train the “artisans” of AI Since Provence Promotion first met with Microsoft in March 2019 to discuss digital skills development in France, the group has become more deeply involved in the Aix-Marseille-Provence metropolitan area. …

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INVENTING THE FUTURE OF THE WORKPLACE IN THE AIX-MARSEILLE-PROVENCE

Launch of a joint reflection with the Association of Real Estate Directors (ADI) During Paris Real Estate Week (the much-anticipated return of real estate events in France), the country’s second-largest metropolitan area will embark on an exploration of the future of workplaces with real estate managers for French CAC40 companies. This collaboration will begin with …

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FOWT 2020, A FAVOURABLE BREEZE FOR FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND IN MARSEILLE

An international meeting for the development of offshore wind energy How to counter CO2 emissions into the atmosphere and encourage investment in renewable energies? The FOWT 2020 exhibition aims to contribute to this by promoting the development of offshore floating wind turbines. The event will be held on 7 & 8 September 2020 at the …

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THE SHOPPING PLATFORM OUIKAN RECOMMENDED BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT

First collaborative website for shopping between individuals During the health crisis, digital services are a precious form of assistance. To help make our days run more smoothly, OuiKAN, a start-up founded in 2017 in Aix-en-Provence, is offering free use of its online person-to-person errand platform. It was selected by the French government as one of six recommended …

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Nondestructive Industrial Testing Specialist Establishes Base in Martigues

Benoît Serreau and David Lecesne, respectively General Manager and President of the company RI CND The Norman company RI CND deploys its diversification strategy in Provence Founded in 1981, RI CND specializes in industrial testing. This family-run company, having long been based exclusively in Normandy and operating mainly in the petrochemical sector and the radiography …

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VIRTUO INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY MAKES €100M LOGISTICS INVESTMENT IN PROVENCE

Grégory Blouin, Virtuo Industrial Property’s general director Four logistics platforms are planned on three sites: Fos Distriport, Sénas and Arles. Logistics platforms development specialist Virtuo Industrial Property has announced a €100m investment in 2020 for the construction of four logistics warehouses at Fos Distriport, Sénas and Arles. Grégory Blouin, who founded the company in Paris …

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WINNER OF THE SMARTPORT CHALLENGE, EURA NOVA IS SHIFTING ITS FOCUS TO ROAD AND RAIL TRAFFIC

The Eura Nova team in Marseille, an R&D center and consulting company specializing in Big Data and Machine Learning. A challenge for a greener port At the Château Gombert Technopole in Marseille, Eura Nova’s talented team in Big Data and Machine Learning is inventing the algorithms of tomorrow. The Belgian company specialising in artificial intelligence, …

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PROVENCE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION

Pioneering companies in Aix-Marseille-Provence Reducing the environmental impact of air, water and road travel. The need to upgrade the requisite technologies was identified 15 years ago in the Provence region. The innovations that began with that realization continue today with investments in the future for the benefit of future generations. Provence-based pioneers such as CMA …

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IN ISTRES, PRODUCTYS TAKES OFF IN THE FLOW MANAGEMENT MARKET

Stéphane Crepet, CEO de Productys New establishment Opened to Position itself in New Markets Productys, which specializes in production management and tracking and real-time logistics flow management, reached another milestone in 2019 with its expansion to Istres. The region is known for its prominence of aeronautics, logistics and manufacturing businesses, making it a prime growth …

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RECENT TRANSPLANTS TO PROVENCE CONFIRM THEIR BUSINESS COMMITMENTS

Committed to moving forward The novel coronavirus has weakened many business sectors. Nevertheless, several business owners who received relocation assistance from Provence Promotion in 2019 are determined to stick with their investments in the Aix-Marseille region. They remain focused on their projects. Some have even made encouraging advances. Following the interviews conducted, and among the …

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