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Inauguration of the unicorn start-up Symphony in Sophia Antipolis

On July 4th, the unicorn start-up Symphony inaugurated its R&D center at the ecological campus of Pearl Partner in Sophia Antipolis. This R&D center is key in the European and global expansion strategy of the company. The French Secretary of State for the Digital Economy, Cedric O, also attended this special event. Founded by David …

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The 2nd edition of the “SophIA Summit” will take place from 20-22 November in Sophia Antipolis

Following the success of the first “SophIA Summit”, Sophia Antipolis is renewing this international event in 2019. In line with the “3IA Côte d’Azur” (Interdisciplinary Institute for Artificial Intelligence), the summit celebrates innovation in the AI field and is at the crossroads of Research and Business.    From November 20th – 22nd, renowned international AI experts including …

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Team Côte d’Azur, a facilitator of American attraction in the Alpes-Maritimes since 1960

With a total of 299 US-owned companies, the United States currently represents the largest foreign investor of the Alpes-Maritimes. Each year, Team Côte d’Azur, in charge of promoting business activities in the Azurean territory, plays a key role in assisting American companies wishing to invest or set up in the region. The agency currently updates an …

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HOW DOES A START-UP SHARE ITS AMBITIONS WITH PROVENCE?

Provence and Tunisia are about more than just tourism. Indeed, digital innovation is at the core of development opportunities. Relations are being strengthened around start-ups that are sparking new collaborations. Created in 2016 in Tunis, start-up studio Factory 619 is helping to push this wave, with the launch of Factory 319 in Marseille. With this …

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CONVENTION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL LOGISTICS COMMUNITY AGENDA

PGLC: THE INTERNATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL LOGISTICS CONVENTION

This forum takes place in Marseille at the Palais de la Bourse The ambition of PGLC (Petrochemicals Global Logistics Convention) is to bring together producers, suppliers and traders in the petrochemical sector worldwide. This international forum, which takes place on June 20 & 21, 2019 in Marseille, is supported by several market players, including Tankbank …

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SCALIAN OPENS ITS PROVENCE OFFICE TO CEMENT ITS GROWTH

Scalian, an expert in digital systems, operations performance and digital transformations, opened a new office in Provence. That same momentum is echoed in Provence, where the company has been working since 1996 to support key players in the aeronautics, naval and manufacturing sectors. With a nearly 30% jump in its total sales in the region …

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XRAPID RECEIVES THE “INVEST IN PROVENCE” LABEL

On his 3rd birthday in Provence, it received the label “Invest in Provence”. Soon after the results of the Brexit referendum in 2016, Jean-Viry Babel, Founder of xRapid, made the decision to leave Great Britain and move its teams to France. Under the guidance and advice from Provence Promotion, it set up temporarily at Ecole …

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WHEN THE MARSEILLE-PROVENCE AIRPORT GETS BUSINESS OFF THE GROUND

Shanghai, Montreal, Addis Ababa, London… Some air links are strategic for the business world, especially for foreign companies opting to establish themselves in Provence. Densification of the offer, a larger number of regular flights to European capitals and new international connections are all helping business to take off. On 27 June, the Regional Transport Observatory …

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TEAM CÔTE D’AZUR WELCOMES TALENTS: NEW EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH ECCLES BUSINESS SCHOOL, UTAH

For the first time, Eccles Business School in partnership with Team Côte d’Azur have launched a four-month education exchange program starting from May in Nice. This prestigious AACSB accredited American university, whose Business Administration Master of science is ranked among the top 10 in the United States, is synonymous with “doing”. The Eccles experience provides a world-class business education …

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SMART VEHICLE CÔTE D’AZUR WILL PARTICIPATE TO THE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY EXPO

The Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo is taking place in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 21st – 23rd, 2019. IMRA Europe in partnership with Team Côte d’Azur will provide great exposure to the “Smart Vehicle Côte d’Azur” initiative at this event. This leading European exhibition for advanced technologies in smart vehicle development gathers around 90 companies, showcasing essential building blocks and systems, including Artificial …

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