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WEBINAR – International Wealth During Uncertain Times

Share this event with your network TOPIC : International Wealth During Uncertain Times Three Vice Presidents, from different groups in Bank of the West,  will provide insight on investment planning, making daily banking decisions, and personal and business planning strategies during uncertain times.  Agenda: 11:00 am – Meryam Popal: Senior Private Client Advisor, VP11:10 am …

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POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS: INTERNATIONAL LEADERS REFLECT ON THEIR VISIT TO PROVENCE

From the energy transition to urban transformation to healthcare innovation, the delegates discussed a range of significant issues. With questions of climate change and energy consumption weighing heavily on the planet, organizations and communities around the world are searching for innovative solutions; at the same time, more and more businesses and entrepreneurs are integrating sustainable …

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Chinese Silica Giant Quechen Investing €105M in Provence (Fos-Sur-Mer)

After going head to head with Rotterdam, and after two years of tough negotiations, Fos-sur-Mer has been chosen to site the new Quechen Silicon Chemical plant. The Chinese group, the world’s third-largest silica producer, intends investing €105M in its first European production unit, coupled with a research center. Mobilized from the very beginning, the local …

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Netwookie Chose Marseille For Its Expansion Into Africa

Founded in Great Britain in 2015, Netwookie has developed a platform making it possible to use trusted service providers in emerging countries. Their application adds a touch of modernity to the traditional word-of-mouth recommendations by family and friends. It also favors the integration of young people and women, two groups particularly affected by unemployment in …

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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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Mercedes-Benz Chooses the Côte d'Azur for New Design Center

Mercedes-Benz Chooses the Côte d’Azur for New Design Center

Mercedes-Benz will open an Advanced Design Center in Sophia Antipolis In a move that signals the South of France is becoming a global hub for automotive innovation, Mercedes-Benz has announced it will open an Advanced Design Center in Sophia Antipolis. Mercedes-Benz’s new center, which is scheduled to open in 2018, will feature a team of 50 designers …

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CORALBIOME : NEW PROGRESS AGAINST CANCER

Two proof of concept allow CoralBiome , a company established in Marseille, to validate palytoxine efficiency on a rare and chemo-resistant cancer. The aim is now to achieve their fund-raising to launch, among other, pre-clinical studies. Second fund-raising campaign switched on, with 5M€ as goal. CoralBiome, a Marseille coral farm created by the aquaculture engineer …

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The PACA Region is backing the largest delegation of French tech companies at CES Las Vegas

Provence-Alpes- Côte d’Azur is once again a major force at the renowned Consumer Electronics Show (CES) being held from January 9 to 12, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In association with a network of institutional partners, the Region is providing key assistance to a French Tech delegation counting more than three dozen PACA-based tech companies …

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