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Bovlabs, an American Start-Up Bursting With Energy in Provence

Take green energies, add a zest of blockchain technology, shake well, and you will get Bovlabs, the most promising start-up around today! Jaikrishnan Radhakrishna Pillai is bursting with energy. After living in India and London, he founded Bovlabs in San Francisco and Zurich in 2017, with the aim of creating a peer-to-peer green energy trading …

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Marseille-Hamburg: 60 Years of Twinning Celebrated by a Special Official Mission

Marseille and Hamburg have a lot in common. They are both outward-looking port towns and hotspots of international trade, with a reputation for culture and creativity. In 2018, the year of the 60th anniversary of the twinning of these two cities, several events have been organized to celebrate this emblematic example of French-German cooperation. An …

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Arkose, the French Leader in Rock Climbing, Steps Up its Concept in Marseille

Arkose has two meanings. It’s a type of sedimentary rock found in the Australian Uluru formation, and it’s also a big name for lovers of urban climbing. Since its 2013 founding in Montreuil, France, Arkose has become a leading player in this indoor sport. In March 2018, following an investment of approximately one million euros, …

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Nice Côte d’Azur Airport Begins Plans to Expand Terminal 2

Meeting the expectations of airlines and passengers In preparation for the forecast increase in traffic and to continue to offer the quality of service appreciated by passengers, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has launched two new projects: The construction of a new pier, due to be completed mid-2021. This will make it possible to increase the number of boarding gates and …

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Presentation of “Provence Industry’Nov” at the Petrochymia Show in Martigues, France

On September 19 and 20, 2018, the Petrochymia trade fair will be held at the La Halle event center in Martigues. Professionals from the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, oil & gas, offshore and related industries will converge on this venue on the west side of the Aix-Marseille-Provence metropolitan area, at the center of an area which …

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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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Culture Powering Economic Attractiveness: “Invest in Provence” Community Gathers for an Evening of Jazz

As part of the “Marseille Jazz des Cinq Continents Festival” at Marseille’s Longchamp Palace, Provence Promotion was delighted to invite the companies it has been supporting to a special “Invest in Provence” evening. The aim of the event was to introduce the newly-arrived entrepreneurs to the Provençal way of life, thus connecting them more closely …

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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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The Biotech Company Phenocell Settled in Grasse, Côte d’Azur.

Phenocell is a research-based biotechnology company specialized in the creation, production, and commercialization of cellular models for research and drug discovery. Brigitte Onteniente, CEO of Phenocell, tells everything about the settlement of the company on the Côte d’Azur and the goals for the year to come.  Can you tell us about your business?  Innovation is …

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