New Technology, Innovation and Services

Monkey Tie: A New Approach To Finding The Best Talent

Catherine Ryall - 17-août-2016 13:53:10

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Cordia showcases innovative wireless alarm equipment at Firex International 2016 on 21-23 June – Booth F85 at London Excel

Catherine Ryall - 07-juin-2016 13:02:54

                                                                        Cordia of France, a major player in the fire-safety sector, will be exhibiting for the second year on stand F85 at the FIREX International trade show, which will take place at ExCeL London on 21-23 June 2016. FIREX International is the leading event in fire protection, prevention and detection, offering a comprehensive selection of the latest products and innovations as well as the opportunity to network with leading industry professionals. Cordia is a wireless alarm units manufacturer specialized in fire industry products and will showcase its new fire alarm product range: RGP fire alarm system. Cordia has been a key player in the industry for over 25 years. Established in the UK for 3 years, the company is constantly looking to introduce new solutions aimed at improving firefighting equipment. Cordia’s presence at FIREX international 2016 will provide an opportunity to promote RGP , its new fire alarms product range. Built to safeguard construction sites and protect the workforce from fire hazards on construction sites, RGP is the most efficient wireless, interconnected and fully plug and play product range enabling the earliest possible warning of fire to be given. The impressive performance features of Cordia’s long-range wireless alarm include the unmatched power and security of the radio signal, as well as the ability to connect more than 100 alarms – including compatibles wireless flash and smoke detectors – to one network. Discover the RGP product range:   The Fire alarm unit combines 3 functions in one box: manual alarm activation, sounder and beacon. Performances: 100m radio range, 1 year standby mode autonomy + one hour alarm sounding. It allows you to make alarm tests after installation without draining the batteries.     The Smoke detector , allows to automatically raise the alarm in case of fire. The detector triggers an alert to every wireless alarm unit in the network. Performances: 100m radio range, 1 year standby mode autonomy + one hour alarm.       The Flashtag: When the alert is triggered, flashtag indicates the nearest available extinguisher to fight the fire. Performances: 100 m radio range, 1 year standby mode autonomy + one hour alarm.       The Vision software affiliated to RGP system. With RGP Vision, don’t act in the dark! This software enables the easy identification of the activated call point in a wireless alarm network. Monitoring of equipment becomes so simple!     The RGP system detects fire rapidly, automatically alerts the workforce, and provides continuous monitoring of the site. It’s a very simple and wireless installation with no setting required. Fix it and that’s it. Every product can readily be moved from site to site and used time and again.     Visit Cordia on stand F85 at FIREX International 2016 , where the company will be presenting its entire range of wireless products, including RGP system , wireless exit door alarm system, wireless alarm for fire equipment and their affiliated wireless software (Vision software range), enabling monitoring of equipment. Through Vision software range, you can easily identify the activated point in a wireless alarm network. So don’t leave your security to chance, visit Cordia.             About Cordia On an international basis, Cordia provides dealers with today’s most extensive range of fire safety products since 1987. Their solutions meet the global needs of fire safety professionals and comply with local standards in a wide range of industries. For more information on Cordia, visit For more information on Firex International 2016, visit For more information on this press release, contact: Business France UK (The French Trade Commission) Catherine Ryall, Press Officer – Alice Faure, Assistant Press Officer – Web:  

Green CREATIVE showcases FLEXIDRY, a new generation of bio-waste depackaging equipment on stand C303 at UK AD & Biogas Trade show on 6-7 July 2016

Alice Faure - 06-juin-2016 13:53:12

Green CREATIVE  , a young innovative Cleantech company specialised in the design, production and marketing of new solutions for the processing and recovery of waste, launches a brand new innovation: FLEXIDRY , enabling packaging removal from organic waste, on stand C303 at AD & Biogas 2016, the UK’s only dedicated anaerobic digestion and biogas trade show  taking place in Birmingham on 6-7 July 2016. Green CREATIVE has  been shortlisted in the “Best process optimisation” at the AD & BIOGAS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016 : “This recognition, after 5 years of R&D, confirms the global need for advanced technologies in biowaste pre-treatment, and paves the way for our company’s international development” Says Lucile Noury, Green CREATIVE’s CEO.                             Depackaging biowaste and managing contaminants The overall legislation concerning the obligation to recover biowaste in European countries is becoming increasingly stringent and depackaging is therefore a key stage in preparing biowaste for its transformation into biogas or compost. Most technologies dedicated to the separation of organic waste from packaging rely on fast grinders and screw presses that compress waste brutally and imply high water consumption. FLEXIDRY, a new food waste depackaging system A new solution - with an opposite approach - has recently been launched. In recent years, Green CREATIVE , a young French company, has focused on the issue of depackaging biowaste, with the dual challenge of meeting water consumption restrictions and the demand for a high-quality organic output. After several years of research and development and two pilot sites, Green CREATIVE launched FLEXIDRY in 2015, a new generation of depackager. This machine separates packaging from organic material without water and without grinding – preventing the substrate from being contaminated.  "Recent analyses prove the high quality of the organic sludge obtained with FLEXIDRY. The average rate of inert materials on dry matter is approximately 0.2%", says Lucile Noury, President of Green CREATIVE. With 3 depackaging lines already equipped with FLEXIDRY in France, the company Eco -Recycling SA, the most important site valuation in western Switzerland (with an annual treatment capacity of 35 000 tons of organic outputs) acquired a unit that will be delivered in July 2016  Green CREATIVE is not intending to stop there. Already Short-listed at the AD & BIOGAS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016 in the Best process optimisation category, they want to launch their products in the English market.   Green CREATIVE previously won the Energie 2015 start-up award at the clean tech open France 2015 award. For FLEXIDRY, the company received the Biogas gold prize – January 2016 (Innovation Biogas industry awards – Biogaz Europe trade show) and The Environment & Enterprise 2015 award - Favourite of the jury in the Circular Economy category with a special mention in “climate change”. About Green CREATIVE: Green CREATIVE is a French company founded in 2010 and specializing in the design, production and marketing of innovative solutions for the processing and recovery of waste. To date, the company has developed two innovations: - R3D3, a smart connected solution, which automatically sorts and compacts cans, disposable cups and plastic bottles. R3D3’s main targets are places with strong beverage consumption (corporate and public places). - FLEXIDRY, an advanced biowaste depackaging machine, which separates organic waste from its packaging. This equipment is designed for AD sites and composting centres. All machines are manufactured in the company’s own factory.     Come and visit Green CREATIVE on stand C303 at UK AD & Biogas on 6-7 July 2016 #ukadebiogas #GreenCREATIVE For further information on Green CREATIVE, contact:      Clotilde Fonbonne +33 (0)6 66 43 60 28 | +33 (0)1 43 77 85 42  Green CREATIVE 9 bis avenue du Bouton d’Or. 94370 Sucy-en-Brie         For further information on this press release, contact: Business France UK Press Office Business France UK (The French Trade Commission) Emails: / Web:      

French Pavilion showcases innovative IT security solutions at Infosecurity Europe 2016 on 7-9 June

Alice Faure - 20-avr.-2016 12:13:36

The French Pavilion, organised by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will showcase innovative companies on stand D180 (Hall 4) at the Infosecurity Europe 2016 trade show, which will take place at the Olympia Conference Centre in London on 7-9 June 2016. This year’s edition is expected to attract approximately 12,000 visitors hailing from 77 countries. The companies showcasing on the French Pavilion specialise in a variety of different IT security sectors, such as: privileged user control, web applications firewall, vulnerability scanning, identification/authentication (strong and mobile) and electronic signature, identity and access management, secure performance virtualisation and monitoring, secure contract dematerialisation, secure remote connection and anti‑SPAM. The Infosecurity Europe trade show is considered the best platform in Europe for selling and promoting IT security products and services. This year sees a number of French newcomers to this sector, most of whom are new to trading in the UK. A whole host of new products and technologies will therefore be showcased for the first time during this event. Proudly displaying the France Cybersecurity label, the French Pavilion will benefit from a Business France welcoming area, which will direct visitors to the stand towards the French exhibitors they are looking for. Exhibitors who are based in France will be looking in particular to develop partnerships in the UK and will be available for one-to-one meetings on the French Pavilion. Created in 2015, the France Cybersecurity label provides French cybersecurity solutions on an international scale, demonstrating the quality and functionality of the products and services it endorses to both consumers and international buyers. Come and meet the exhibitors at the French Pavilion on booth D180: OVELIANE: The opening and the connection of the information systems have involved a strong need for security. This resulted in the first instance by a partitioning of the private networks and the implementation of a multitude of peripheral device security technologies (filtering, proxy, firewall, sonde, IPS). It becomes very difficult to get an overview of its security and the risks involved. Moreover, the progress of the needs has led to the encryption of the exchanges and of all flows from one end to another of the chain of the information transfer. In fact, network security technologies are reaching their limits, the verification can be properly performed only on the two ends of the chain: the user workstation and the server. Oveliane was born of this principle by constructing its offer based on these two observations Need of monitoring Security endings Over time, the teams that created Oveliane have acquired the tools and focused developments to address this issue. Today, one of the solutions meets each of the points: Server security: OSE Workstation security: Calyx Suite Oveliane, a French computer security software editor, has a highly developed expertise in the design of security solutions for the operating systems (servers and workstations). For more information on Oveliane, visit: SECLUDIT: SecludIT helps Businesses, Managed Services Providers, Integrators and their customers, with risk management for their data, servers and networks. Pioneer of Cloud infrastructures security, founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance, SecludIT is a worldwide recognised player for its technologies proven results and cyber risk management approach. SecludIT provides security services and software to help securing infrastructures and data, Web and e-commerce sites. SecludIT main product, Elastic Detector, supports all infrastructure types: physical, virtualised, Cloud or hybrid. It incorporates a set of technologies that provides active continuous surveillance of computing and storage infrastructures and fully automated servers audits. SecludIT is a software company, founded by seasoned experts in data centers and network infrastructures security, virtualisation, and cryptography. Started in 2011 to answer security and vulnerability problems in Cloud infrastructures, the enterprise has become an industry recognised player and has built partnerships with such companies as Amazon Web Services, HP, IBM and VMware. SecludIT has received many innovation prizes in the cloud computing security domain. The company develops Elastic Detector, a comprehensive software suite to identify vulnerabilities of computing infrastructures, make them and data they host secured, through innovative approaches, full automation and continuous operations. For more information on Secludit, visit: IS DECISIONS: IS Decisions makes it easy to manage and secure your Microsoft Windows and Active Directory Infrastructure. With solutions for user access control, file auditing, server and desktop reporting, and remote installations, IS Decisions combines the powerful security today’s business world mandates with the innovative simplicity the modern user expects. Over 3,400 customers around the world rely on IS Decisions to prevent security breaches; ensure compliance with major regulations, such as SOX, FISMA and HIPAA; and gain time and cost-savings for IT. Our solutions ensure best in class, reliable security yet are remarkably simple to install and simple to use. A great effort is made to develop innovative and simple UX (user experience) that the modern user expects – unlike the typically complicated solutions designed for IT users. IS Decisions, founded in 2000, is a Microsoft Silver Partner based in Biarritz, France. For more information on IS Decisions, visit: INENDI (ESI GROUP): INENDI is the newborn Cyber Security Unit of the ESI Group, leader in the provision of virtual product engineering solutions. Founded over 40 years ago, ESI Group has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products in different environments. INENDI’s team of experts has developed a platform of solutions tailored to answer the critical needs of its constomers, which includes: Boosting SIEM investment: Learning how to fine-tune cybersecurity solutions through Deep Log Investigation; Increasing human resilience against hackers: Dedicated investigation tools that bring back “Human-in-the-Loop”; Challenging Cyber Security Management strategies: Facing the facts and taking advantage of weak signals detection tools and audits. INENDI gives its customers the means to empower their own cyber-success! For more information on INENDI, visit: ADVENS: The number 1 French specialist in information security management, Advens enables its clients to make headway in the field of security. Founded over 15 years ago, the company employs more 100 members of staff in France and boasts over 300 ongoing clients both in France and abroad and a turnover of 10 million euros. Advens brings together all skills, from governance to security operations management. It is skilled in itaking into account the many sector-specific needs of its clients, and the challenging roles of each individual with whom it collaborates. Innovative and efficient, Advens provides optimum solutions that address the partciular needs of its target markets. For more information on Advens, visit: SECLAB: A unique, global solution which uses hardware to enable the exchange of data while simultaneously making cyber attacks on critical infrastructures physically impossible. The number of cyber attacks and their severity is increasing all the time. Regulators are imposing physical isolation while operators have a practical need to be connected. Seclab proposes a global solution which reconciles both requirements. The solution enables you to respect increasingly strict regulations while at the same time allowing operators to maintain the vital connections needed for the management of their networks. This powerful combination guarantees complete security while also offering the freedom to remain connected. For more information on Seclab, visit: About Business France Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship programme. Founded on 1 January 2015 through a merger between Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. For more information on Business France, visit or contact: Thibaut Barde Project Manager – Digital Trust & Cyber Security Business France Email: For further information on this press release, contact: Business France UK Press Office Business France UK (The French Trade Commission) Email: ;     View other press releases at:    

Pellenc ST’s open house is a resounding success

Alice Faure - 13-avr.-2016 13:22:55

  On 7-8 April 2016, waste management technology company Pellenc ST celebrated its 15th birthday at its head office in Pertuis in France, opening its doors to the public and showcasing its innovation and technology in optical sorting.   The programme for Pellenc’s 15th birthday celebrations included: -            Plenary session, including discussions on the circular economy and testimonials on recycling trends around the world; -            Workshops on innovation, the QC process, the international dimension and the future of waste management; -            Networking event with drinks and music; -            Tour of the Pellenc ST waste sorting plant; -            Demos of Pellenc ST products. Having recently announced that it had made a delivery of 20 optical sorting machines to the largest single-line materials recovery facility and one of the most advanced of its kind in Europe, Ambiente S.p.A. in San Vitaliano (NA) in Italy, it was a great opportunity for Pellenc ST to celebrate! Pellenc ST would like to thank the 200 visitors from all over the world that came together to mark the occasion on the first day of Pellenc ST’s Open House.                                                    Pellenc ST also launched a brand new look for 2016 last week, which reflects its corporate values and beliefs. The new logo features the five pillars of the company: Innovation, Industry, International, Involvement and Independence. Each of these categories defines who Pellenc ST is. Pellenc ST will be revealing more details on each category over the coming days on its website: Pellenc ST has been designing and manufacturing optical sorting equipment machines for household and industrial waste and recycling since 2001.   The technology used to sort these materials involves near infrared, middle infrared, vision and induction technologies. Pellenc ST’s sorting solutions are invaluable to the recycling industry. The company is actively developing new sorting solutions for single stream recycling. With over 1000 machines installed in well-known companies in over 40 countries around the world (including Veolia in the UK) Pellenc ST is a recognised leader in the waste management industry and boasts a turnover of more than €20 million. All materials can have a second life if they are suitably sorted and recycled.   Pellenc ST is therefore a key player in developing and strengthening the circular economy in France and around the world.                                                     Employees at Pellenc ST celebrating 15 years as a company at the end of the evening  


Fran Lambert - 04-avr.-2016 17:23:50

Atout France is announcing the launch of its new ‘France as a modern tale’ video The video is a new twist on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, embodies key French destinations and pays homage to classic French hallmarks such as style, elegance, fashion and romance. The 1m40s video is hosted on the Atout France homepage  and will be distributed virally. Behind the story The film tells the modern story of one of the most famous fairy tales, Cinderella. Unbeknown to many, Cinderella is the creation of the French writer Charles Perrault. By taking a classic fairy tale and interpreting it in a contemporary way, Atout France portrays a tale that reflects modern France through creativity, its historical background, elegance and style. By using a glamorous Parisian setting, contemporary French designers and luxury standards synonymous with France, and subtle symbols, the film sets itself apart as a unique and original destination video. Watch the video in full here Partners and symbolism Through storytelling and Cinderella’s journey, the film incorporates key French partner destinations in a subtle and evocative way. This is achieved by carefully using renowned destination symbols and brand associations placed throughout the story. By portraying French hallmarks and destination associations, values such as culture, history, literature, food, wine, fashion and luxury aspire to appeal to British travellers. French partner   destinations involved and their associations are as follows: Paris – Iconic luxury setting Lyon – Festival of light Toulouse – Known as the pink city Bordeaux – Wine production Alsace – Gastronomy Provence – Flowers of Provence Champagne – Champagne production Alps-Mont Blanc – Mountains, snow, winter sports French Riviera – Glamour Biarritz – France’s leading surfing destination Normandy – Historical France such as the D-day landing beaches Brittany – The Breton stripes and shirts Behind the scenes The video is directed by Eric Beaupré, a Canadian filmmaker and graphic designer, and Laure Bernard, a French photographer and director. Both reside in Paris. Eric and Laure were inspired by French luxury brands, fashion photography campaigns and their artistic vision, echoing whimsical romanticism and a poetic mood. The video was shot at the famous Plaza Athénée Palace in Paris. The video is hosted online at  and on YouTube ,  and will be boosted via Atout France’s social media channels and sponsored posts. ‘What’s your Tour de France?’ campaign The film comes on the back of the launch of the 2016 edition of the ‘What’s your Tour de France?’ campaign. Now in its third year, the aim of the campaign is to increase awareness and strengthen the image of France in the UK, through creative elements such as print advertising and banner advertising on the platforms and escalators of the London Underground. Three radio spots were played on four radio stations across south-west England between 14–27 March 2016. The objective is to drive traffic to the  website. As per previous years, the regular  website has been completely dedicated to the campaign. This year the site been redesigned, and now stands out with a strong visual look and humorous and enticing category labels. Emphasis has been placed on carefully chosen, engaging images, which first of all aim to inspire visitors and redirect traffic to partner websites. There are approximately 70 destinations involved in the campaign and four main carriers: Brittany Ferries, PO Ferries, DFDS Seaways, and . New partners for 2016 are: Disneyland Paris, Novasol and Eurolines END For further information please contact: Anne Pedersen Head of Public Relations, Atout France Email: Tel: +44 (0)20 7061 6624 Web: Note to Editors Full-length video: 1m40s A shorter 30-second version will be used as a teaser and distributed online. Full biographies on video directors are available upon request. The ‘What’s your Tour de France?’ campaign launched on 14 March and will run until the end of June. About ATOUT FRANCE - France Tourism Development Agency Atout France is responsible for promoting the development of the tourism industry, the country’s largest economic sector. Atout France’s primary mission is to maintain a detailed and permanent system for monitoring and analysing supply and demand in the tourist market. Atout France is also committed to promoting destinations and works with its partners to further tourism in France. This is achieved through marketing campaigns, online promotion and working closely with the travel trade sector. Atout France works in partnership with public and private organisations and companies involved in the tourism industry both in France and within UK and Ireland. Atout France develops its missions internationally through a network of 35 offices located in 32 countries. Atout France is represented in the UK and Ireland from its office in London, which employs 16 staff. 

Kepler Cheuvreux and Invivoo join forces to enable electronic bond trading

Alice Faure - 29-mars-2016 10:48:58

Electronic trading of corporate bonds remains an activity difficult to access for many asset management players.   Invivoo and Kepler Cheuvreux are now ready to offer them a highly cost-effective e-commerce platform, by combining their respective areas of expertise: excellence in credit research, direct access to listed markets and IT development capacity specifically in market finance. "We want to democratise electronic bond trading, as for many clients there are fairly significant barriers to market access," declares Stéphane Rio, Global Head of Debt & Derivatives at Kepler Cheuvreux . There are some 600 asset management companies in France, but the vast majority do not have access to electronic marketplaces dedicated to corporate bonds, such as Euronext Bondmatch, Euronext Bonds or EuroTLX to name a few. "The tools for connecting to these platforms remain too costly and interfaces are not particularly user-friendly", points out Guillaume Morel, CEO of IT systems company Invivoo , specialises in the financial sector. Breaking the vicious circle of under-liquidity on listed markets Basel III regulations and lower returns are forcing investment banks to cut back on their market-making activities, and this has had an impact on bond market liquidity. The October 2015 edition of the IMF financial stability report also pointed to a much more significant reduction in liquidity on corporate bonds than was seen during the 2013 "taper tantrum" crisis (due to the anticipated slowing of purchases by the US Federal Reserve). According to the EFAMA (European Fund and Asset Management Association), in order for liquidity to increase, there must be electronic platforms on which different types of bond holders and investors can come together . “The electronic bond trading platform we are developing in partnership with Invivoo will enable small-scale buy-side players to meet up with more traditional, larger-scale players in the marketplace and contribute to diversifying and increasing liquidity, thus setting a virtuous circle in motion" , explains Rio. The electronic platform is already operational Initiated over a year ago, the electronic platform project is now entering its operational phase. It will officially be launched in the second quarter of 2016. On a single screen, it will offer functions including research, analysis, viewing of prices and execution capacities. "It is a highly cost-effective platform, despite the complexity of the different functions offered, with a user interface that is worthy of the 21st century and in compliance with the regulatory security standards," says Morel. It is thus both an alternative and supplement to the famous RFQ (Request for Quotation). "It will also offer a response to regulatory changes, especially in terms of MiFID II, which will require more transparency in pre-trade and best execution," adds Rio. A blend of complementary expertise Kepler Cheuvreux provides access to its diversified institutional client base, offering its expertise in credit analysis, its membership of electronic marketplaces and its SOR (Smart Order Routing) technology. A SOR is a software layer used to intelligently route orders to different listing places, considering execution cost and liquidity sought, and thus meeting MiFID’s best execution requirements. Invivoo , meanwhile, designs and develops the platform, then operates it in production. Creating such a platform entails developing a whole host of functions, such as order placement and market access, some of which are quite complex, e.g. construction of order books, not to mention security issues. This calls for in-depth business expertise in the field of finance. I n addition to this expertise, Invivoo has drawn upon XComponent, its agile business software development technology. "Normally, such a platform would require two years of work for a team of five people," says Morel. "We developed it in ten months, using four full-time equivalents, thanks to XComponent." This also explains why the resulting offer is so cost-effective . “With XComponent, we were able to produce a rich client user interface, installed in client workstations using their graphics capabilities," explains Morel. "This in turn enables more user-friendliness, unlike thin client models, limited by web browser and HTML language capabilities." XComponent’s development flexibility will make it possible to easily add new functions later down the line, such as information flows, reporting tools, etc. About Invivoo Invivoo is specialised in managing and optimising information systems for finance. We operate all along the market activities software value chain, consistently striving to turn business requirements into effective solutions.   Published by Invivoo, XComponent is a DevOps unified platform facilitating, accelerating and securing creation and maintenance of microservice-based applications. Thanks to its breakthrough technology combined with agile methods, XComponent makes it possible to produce real-time sector-specific applications, distributed in record time. Strongly rooted in its ecosystem, Invivoo is a member of Finance Innovation, Tech In France, Cap Digital, Croissance Plus and Club Décision DSI and is a founding member of France FinTech. For more details on Invivoo, visit: and or contact: Guillaume Morel, CEO INVIVOO / XCOMPONENT Email : Tel: +33 (0)1 80 88 70 00   Bruno Sanvoisin BS Conseil & Communication Email: Tel: +33 (0)6 82 52 62 39   About Kepler Cheuvreux Kepler Cheuvreux is a top-flight, independent, European financial services group that specialises in consulting services and intermediation. The group, based in Paris, employs some 500 people. The multi-local company also has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich. Kepler Cheuvreux’ business is organised around four business lines: 1. Equities: share research, sales and trading 2. Debt & Derivatives: fixed income and derivatives research, sales and trading 3. Corporate Finance: mergers and acquisitions 4. Investment Solutions: cross-asset structured products, research certificates and proprietary indices Kepler Cheuvreux stands out for the quality and scope of its research, which drives all of its business lines   • Europe’s largest research footprint: 675 shares tracked, 29 sectors, 12 countries.   •   Themed, macro-economic and quantitative surveys. •   Cross asset strategies dedicated to investment products. For more details, visit: For further information on this press release, contact: Fran Lambert, Communications & Marketing Adviser Business France Email: Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3613

The New Technology, Innovation and Services (NTIS) Department assists French companies with their international development strategy and promotes trade between France and the UK. In order to maximise commercial opportunities between French and British companies, the Department organises French Pavilions at a number of key exhibitions in the UK as well as meet-the-buyer events, and offers individual prospecting trips and exploratory missions. We cover various industries including telecommunications, audiovisual/multimedia services and technologies, video games, software and IT services, Internet services/technologies and e-commerce solutions, together with B2B services in marketing, HR, real estate as well as the financial sector.   The Department has recently integrated all press services (communications and marketing), and is also in charge of the promotion of the VIE Programme in the UK. NTIS Anne Dessemond Manager, NTIS anne . dessemond@ubifran


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