South of France News

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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IOT BUSINESS DAY IN MARSEILLE TO ADVANCE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Come and meet the players in the sector and discuss your projects. Thursday, June 6, 2019, meet in Marseille in the Euroméditerranée business district for a B2B day focused on the uses and deployments of the IoT. IoT Business Day is organized by ConnectWave, the national reference platform for Experimentation and Uses in Connected Objects, …

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NEW PORT OF MARSEILLE FOS CEO SETS OUT ROAD MAP

Three questions for Hervé Martel The Port of Marseille Fos is aiming to attract industrial and logistics companies to create new throughput. What is your development strategy for increasing investor interest? “The Port of Marseille Fos has witnessed continual growth. Over the 2014-2018 period, the number of traffics has increased by 6%, generating a 23% …

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MARSEILLES WINS OVER THE ITALIAN COMPANY PREGEL

The family brand is expanding in France from the Phocaean city From Copacabana to Capri and from Paris to Sydney, PreGel supplies ice cream makers and pastry chefs around the world with ingredients and semi-finished products. Founded in Italy in 1967 in the Emilia-Romagna region, PreGel has 21 subsidiaries. Since March 2018, PreGel has also …

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CALIFORNIA EMBARKS ON A “SUD BUSINESS TOUR”!

A full schedule of visits and meet-ups throughout Région Sud From 13 to 16 May 2019, some twenty entrepreneurs and economic players from California will be in Région Sud to discover everything the area has to offer. Local communities, harbors, competitive clusters, economic development agencies, research infrastructures and many more are mobilizing to give them …

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NEW R&D AVENUES IN FOS TO RECOVER INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONS

Vasco and Carbon4Pur, two scientific programs to reduce the impact of industries on the environment. To capture the emissions from the imposing chimney columns of industries in Fos in order to reduce atmospheric pollution, or even to use the emissions by transforming them into biofuels or bioplastics, or by extracting valuable molecules from them… This …

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