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  • Discover France

    Bordeaux is hosting the Vinexpo, the leading international wine and spirits event, for the 19th time on June 18-21, 2017. No fewer than 2,300 exhibitors from 40 producing countries, 45,000 buyers from all over the world, and 1,000 journalists from 51 countries will be attending.

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    The first ever Forbes CAC 40 Digital Index has just been published in partnership with Forbes France. The report examines the extent to which French companies listed on the CAC 40 index have implemented digital transformation. It was conducted by assessing hundreds of websites and mobile applications on 16 criteria grouped into four major categories: technology, marketing, experience and platform.

  • Discover France

    Viva Technology, a major international show focusing on innovation co-organized by French business daily Les Échos and Publicis Group, opened its doors this morning at Paris’s Porte de Versailles exhibition center, bringing together 5,000 startups, 600 speakers and 45,000 attendees over three days.

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    H3 Dynamics, a pioneering tele-robotics tech startup from Singapore has announced that it has chosen Paris, France to be its regional headquarters for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. H3 Dynamics will also establish new R&D operations in France. The project is expected to create around 35 jobs over the next three years, including around twenty in R&D. Business France has played a key role in facilitating this investment project along with partner organization Paris Region Entreprises.

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    This year, Business France is organizing an official French Tech Pavilion at the IFA Berlin for the very first time. Fifteen French startups offering Internet of Things solutions have been selected by a panel of experts to exhibit their innovations on September 1-6, 2017 in the ‘IFA Next’ startup exhibition space.

  • Discover France

    For the third year in a row, the “Ambassadors’ Week” is planning to organize a special event for entrepreneurs. The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs has decided to turn once again to this very successful business speed-dating initiative to help French SMEs and medium-sized companies grow internationally.

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    Just like the “Industry of the Future” plan introduced in France to transform industry through digital technology and robotics, the United States launched the “Advanced Manufacturing” plan in 2012. Its twin aims are to modernize industry in the U.S., which is becoming somewhat dated, and to boost competitiveness, providing an incentive for companies to relocate some of their manufacturing operations stateside.