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BIOFIT, THE LEADING BIOTECH PARTNERSHIP EVENT IN EUROPE, OPENS IN MARSEILLE

BioFIT holds its two-day conference in Marseille on December 10 and 11, 2019, at the Parc Chanot. The event brings together biotechnology companies, major pharmaceutical groups, public research institutes and investment funds in the health sector. Its goal is to facilitate partnerships, technology transfers and licensing agreements. This European gathering is being held in Marseille …

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Provence And Germany Build Ties Through Industry

On July 5-6, 2018, Provence Promotion, the Novachim cluster, and the Team Henri-Fabre participated in an economic mission in the German region of North-Rhine-Westphalia with the French-German Business Club of Provence (CAFAP). This is Germany’s strongest economic region, accounting for over 22% of the national GDP and dominated by the chemical and mechanical industrial sectors, …

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Socially-Responsible and Inspirational Waste Sorting Comes to Marseille

A hub of the circular economy is born! Lemon Tri, a Parisian company specializing in waste sorting, and its young subsidiary, Lemon Aide, which collects recyclable materials from companies, have chosen Marseille for their second site in France. Having won the Med’Innovant competition held by Euroméditerranée, Lemon Tri received support from the public body when …

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German Company Sartorius Stedim Biotech Invests Again in Provence

An ambitious R&D programme for a projected turnover of €2.8 billion in 2025 Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), originating from the fusion in 2007 of Stedim (a company from Aubagne) and the German group Sartorius, has evolved as world leader in the manufacturing of single-use pouches aimed at large pharmaceutical laboratories. With around 900 employees, Aubagne’s …

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In South of France, Formula 1 Has a Place in Neurosciences

When neurotechnology joins forces with artificial intelligence the applications can be surprising. As Provence readies to host the French Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet this weekend, drivers are becoming fascinating guinea-pigs for a number of technologies. For the American company EMOTIV, which has a Marseillais as president, they …

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South of France: The Place to Be for Foreign Companies

Provence Promotion convinced 31 foreign companies to invest in south of France (Bouches-du-Rhône). Out of the 67 foreign companies which set up in the southern Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in 2017, 47 chose Bouches-du-Rhône. A fantastic gateway to business in Provence, Provence Promotion supported 31 of them. “Out of 68 projects being supported by the agency, …

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JACK

JACK, A SURVEILLANCE ROBOT MADE IN PROVENCE

JACK – The prototype, designed in Aix-en-Provence, was previewed at thecamp After a year of R&D, TBC-France, a subsidiary of the French-Canadian group TBC-Monde that operates in Asia, Latin America and Africa, presented “JACK” on May 17, 2018, its robot dedicated to the surveillance of sensitive sites. The prototype, designed in Aix-en-Provence, was previewed to …

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OUISTART BRINGS FIFTY RECOGNIZED BIOTECH PROFESSIONALS TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

For immediate release OuiStart Brings Fifty Recognized Biotech Professionals to the South of France  The San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce and Ouistart, in collaboration with the South of France Region, have assembled a team of business delegates to visit France in March 2018. San Diego, CA – March 20th, 2018 – OuiStart (The …

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MITRAL REGURGITATION: PROMISING ADVANCES FROM AIX-EN-PROVENCE-BASED STARTUP KEPHALIOS

Kalios, Kephalios’ device, has just been implanted in a patient. Kephalios, innovative medtech startup Kephalios, a medtech startup company, which was supported in its Aix-en-Provence setup by Provence Promotion in 2014, is embarking on a new crucial stage in the development of its innovative mitral ring. This device, called Kalios, has just been implanted in …

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