Electronics and IT

FRENCH TECH TOUR from April 1 to 3, 2019 In the United Arab Emirates

Rejula ARUN - 31-mars-2019 13:43:54

United Arab Emirates From- March 31st 2019:  April 1 to 3, 2019, Business France is organizing the first French Tech Tour United Arab Emirates in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. AMADEUS, leader in travel solutions that shape the future of travel, is the official partner of this tour. A real technological road show and three-day commercial accelerator between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, this meeting will take place on the sidelines of the Future Technology Week.  The French Tech Tour will feature B2B exchanges between 5 innovative French companies and the major Tech incubators in the United Arab Emirates such as Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) or investment funds.  The 5 French startups that specialize in the fields of Blockchain, Open Innovation, Fintechs, data exchanges, or the IoT were selected in advance for their technical skills and potential.  In Dubai, participants will be able to visit the trade fairs of the Future Technology Week 2019 , www.futuretechweek.com, which are the unmissable trade fairs for Blockchain, cyber security and IOT technologies in the Near and Middle East, around the main theme of "Igniting Innovation".  They include the main players in the sector with more than 12,000 visitors and 170 exhibitors last year. The United Arab Emirates is pursuing one of the most ambitious digital transformation programs ever undertaken to make the country’s major cities the "Smartest" in the world. The main advantage of the French Tech Tour is to present French expertise to the region’s leaders and investors and to enable participants to enter these dynamic opportunity-rich markets or to increase their presence. In addition, a networking event is planned for April 1 in Dubai to allow these startups to exchange ideas and develop special contacts with local operators. Which companies are participating in the French Tech Tour? - Dawex Systems www.dawex. com : The data marketplace for sharing, acquiring and monetizing data - Agorize  www.agorize.com : The leading open innovation challenge platform bringing together students/startups/developers and major brands - Dronisos  www.dronisos.com Leader in drone shows - Invivoo  www.invivoo.com Managing & optimizing information systems in finance - Domraider  www.domraider.com Develops real-time auction solutions using blockchain technology 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 program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchTech #FrenchTechTourUAE For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Marielle STEPHAN Trade Advisor Tech & Services United Arab Emirates Tel: + 971 4408 4980 marielle.stephan@businessfrance.fr Yasmina OUARI Press Officer – GCC Egypte & Lebanon Tel: +971 52 995 29 97 Yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr  


La French Tech is back to GITEX with the latest innovations in the world of technology Dubai World Trade Centre from 14th to 18th of October

Rejula ARUN - 02-oct.-2018 09:35:08

United Arab Emirates– Business France , the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is organizing the French Tech Pavilion on the occasion of the 38th annual edition of GITEX. This year, Amadeus, a leader in tourism and ticketing platforms will be the official partner of the French pavilion. It will reward the most innovative French exhibitor. In the top 5 of the most innovative country in the world, France is reinforcing its commitment to support regional initiatives such as the “Smart City” projects by bringing leaders in French technology to the exhibition. Business France will also introduce several French tech startups who will be present for the first time and looking to connect with other GCC techies.   The French tech companies exhibiting at GITEX will be presenting their latest designs and inventions in relation to the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, LIFI, and Fintech. There will also be a section dedicated to Blockchain and open source, such as Linagora and its Open Source Personal Assistant, Two-i and its emotion analysis and behavior prediction tools, Dejamobile and its contactless payment management software, Sowhen and its digital production and creation studio, and Foxynerds Studio for the analysis of emotions. “GITEX is one of the key events that we encourage French Tech companies to take a part in annually as it is a great way to strengthen their presence in the region. Several instrumental meetings have been organized on this occasion with potential partners from the UAE, KSA and Egypt. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the pavilion where our exhibitors will get a chance to interact with them at the reception area,” remarked Christelle Peyran, Regional Head of the Tech Division at Business France Middle East. France is a nation that nurtures innovation and sees the emergence of true national champions in tech coming out of various regions of the country and playing a vital role in the economy. For example, IoT alone will be a recording a turnover of € 15.2 billion in 2020 and the number of French start-ups exploring artificial intelligence has increased strongly in 2017, with more than 280 companies specialized in the field. The turnover of French start-ups also continues to grow, from € 3 billion in 2014 to € 4.2 billion in 2015. France spearheads technology and is home to 5 of the best 10 European Smart Cities. It is the leader in Europe when it comes to Research & Development and experimentation projects in smart grids - a € 505 million project - keeping it ahead of the United Kingdom, Germany, the United States and Spain. According to the UN, France is number one in Europe and the fourth globally in cultivating technology. It also ranks third globally as a leader in open data. French technology is also highly reputed and visible in the UAE, with the French Tech Hub in Dubai celebrating it’s second anniversary this year.  Stands to watch: WinSoft International: an innovative International software publisher. Its know-how is to localize software for the MENA market that supports the special characteristics of Arabic and right to left languages.  Winsoft partners with FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary, to make breakthrough technologies accessible to Middle Eastern countries. FileMaker is the world’s leading workplace innovation platform. It provides everything you need to streamline workflows and solve faster your ever-changing challenges. You can design and create custom apps for your business, share them so your teams can work anywhere, and integrate your apps with software services and iOS devices. Full Article:   https://bit.ly/2MO5Tg2 Pikcio: Customer data is the internet’s new currency. For companies, collecting, authenticating and protecting their customers data is an effort amounting to billions of dollars each year. Traditional data handling solutions are not built with newly implemented, data protection legislation like GDPR in mind, resulting in an increase of processing costs and time as well as poor customer satisfaction and ROI. Pikcio has developed a customer data exchange platform on its own custom built, fully GDPR compliant blockchain, that seamlessly solves all of these issues. Pikcio is able to offer 100% digital native solutions for every organization facing complex processes to collect, certify and exchange customer data Full Article: https://bit.ly/2DneA1J The French pavilion will be located Hall 4 at Dubai World Trade Centre from 14th to 18 of October. - END 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 program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #FrenchTech For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr  


Pikcio, the winner of the VISA’s Everywhere Initiative, brings GDPR compliant customer data handling solutions on the blockchain to GITEX 2018

Rejula ARUN - 19-sept.-2018 13:09:20

United Arab Emirates- September 19, 2018 : Customer data is the internet’s new currency. For companies, collecting, authenticating and protecting their customers data is an effort amounting to billions of dollars each year. Traditional data handling solutions are not built with newly implemented, data protection legislation like GDPR in mind, resulting in an increase of processing costs and time as well as poor customer satisfaction and ROI. Pikcio has developed a customer data exchange platform on its own custom built, fully GDPR compliant blockchain, that seamlessly solves all these issues. Pikcio is able to offer 100% digital native solutions for every organization facing complex processes to collect, verify and classify customer data. For businesses, our fully GDPR compliant, customer data exchange has many benefits: It is customizable, it permits companies to benefit from a non-invasive infrastructure, a reduced third-party dependence and a stronger, faster & cheaper user identification. It eliminates redundancies & enhances data collaboration across departments and business lines. Pikciochain is a data agnostic platform, in order to manage and handle a wide range of use cases and products. It handles both corporate and personal data. The first solutions have been developed in the banking, insurance and health care sectors. However, Pikciochain is an open platform where every corporation can create its own solution. As an example, for the banking & insurance sectors, our shared ledger platform benefits all stakeholders by : • Enabling greater transparency : Immutable ledger that enables sharing of KYC information across banks • Reducing operational inefficiencies : Reduces customer onboarding time by 50-75 percent and enhances customer experience • Ensuring up-to-date customer data: A single source for customer data reduces potential for fraud. Founded in 2014, Pikcio is present in 10 different countries including the US, Japan, & France, our MENA operations are run from Bahrain Fintech Bay. ________________________________________ Join us for a conversation at the GITEX 2018: You can get in contact with us at the French Tech pavilion stand D4-15. For more information please contact:  Cyril Ghanem, Customer Experience - Middle East, cyril.ghanem@pikcio.com ________________________________________


WINSOFT INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE GITEX - Technology Week 2018 OCT 14-18, 2018 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

Rejula ARUN - 19-sept.-2018 13:05:36

WINSOFT INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE GITEX - Technology Week 2018 OCT 14-18, 2018 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2018: WinSoft International is an innovative International software publisher. Its know-how is to localize software for the MENA market that supports the special characteristics of Arabic and right to left languages.  Winsoft partners with FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary, to make breakthrough technologies accessible to Middle Eastern countries. FileMaker is the world’s leading workplace innovation platform. It provides everything you need to streamline workflows and solve faster your ever-changing challenges. You can design and create custom apps for your business, share them so your teams can work anywhere, and integrate your apps with software services and iOS devices. Hundreds of companies in all fields of activity and educational and governmental institutions have developed and deployed a custom FileMaker app to run their activity in the Middle-Eastern countries. Mihaela Vignon, Sales Manager at WinSoft commented: “Among our delighted customers we count: AGECO International, Haddins Fitness Club, Sanad Academy, MenaBev, Al Jouf University, Petrochem and many others”. “Our attendance at GITEX 2018 will be a great opportunity for WinSoft to increase the brand awareness of FileMaker in the U.A.E and the Gulf Countries, to introduce the workplace innovation platform for SMEs and Global companies and to expand our network by recruiting new partners in the MENA region” added Vignon. This year, WinSoft will be delighted to welcome you at the booth E4-20 - Hall 4 with special treats for visitors of the French pavilion. According to Sayed Bondok, IT Supervisor at Al Jouf University, “FileMaker has a huge potential in Middle Eastern Countries and should be used in every industry as a standard within 2-3 years”. Note to Editors: Exclusive Offer We will grant our attendees with up to a 20% discount on purchases of Volume Licenses. To take advantage of this offer, simply visit our booth and give us the attached Special GITEX Offer Coupon. Book a free consultation You have the possibility to book a free 30-minutes consultation with Hassan Khanchi, our FileMaker specialist in the U.A.E, to get an insight into our recent experiences and how FileMaker could be used to solve your business challenges.   Come to see our demos Additionally, you will be able to attend free demos to get an overview of the powerful software features and unlimited functionalities of FileMaker 17 and get convinced that FileMaker is not only the easiest and most affordable way to create a custom app but a real “problem solvers problem solver”! We are looking forward to meeting you at GITEX. Contact Mihaela VIGNON - Sales Manager Tel : + 33 4 38 02 22 43 E-mail : mvignon@winsoft.fr         Website : https://winsoft-international.com/


Dassault Systèmes leads the 4th industrial revolution as key enabler for the UAE’s Digital Economy Transformation

Rejula ARUN - 02-nov.-2017 07:34:00

Managing Director of Dassault Systèmes delivering key note address on November 6th at FUTURE MANUFACTURING AND TRADE SUMMIT 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — November , 2017: Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D design and engineering software providing PLM & 3D Modeling Software, Simulation Apps and Industry Solutions announces its participation as a Gold Sponsor at the FUTURE MANUFACTURING AND TRADE SUMMIT 2017 (former GMETS) taking place from November 6th to the 7th at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. During the summit, Managing Director of Dassault Systèmes, Olivier Leteurtre will be delivering a key note address on November 6th at 11 a.m. At the forefront of the 4th industrial revolution, Dassault Systèmes is pioneering in the customization of large scale manufacturing and transformation at the cost of mass production – creating ideal solutions for clients across the UAE. As a key market digitization driver and business partner in the emirates, Dassault Systèmes has established strong leadership and acts as a primary and thought leader contributing to a change in clients’ understanding and approaches towards business automation, production and the use of technology.  From the perspective of the 4th industrial revolution, Dassault Systèmes demonstrates its leadership via:  Horizontal Integration through Value Networks: High-level integration of manufacturing sites to implement demand-oriented production  Vertical integration and Networked Manufacturing Systems: Development and integration of flexible and reconfigurable manufacturing systems  End-to-end digital integration of engineering across value chain: Engineering as a connection between product design and manufacturing system using the fusion of real and virtual world  Human as the value chain “dirigent”: Human plays essential role as the creative planner, supervisor and decision-maker] The UAE offers the ideal platform for experiences and knowledge exchange whereby Dassault Systèmes will bring its global development, strategy, and expansion into industries including energy, industrial equipment, architecture, natural resources and others that are vital for the market. With this approach, Dassault Systèmes aims to drive growth in manufacturing across industries throughout the country.  “Dassault Systèmes is delighted to be a Gold Sponsor of the Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit. This event is a great opportunity for us to highlight the value of our capabilities, platform in front of an exclusive audience of international decision makers and influencers. Our platform can help GCC companies succeed within the ambitious UAE 2021 Vision and Dubai’s Industrial Strategy Plan 2030,” remarked Olivier Leteurtre, Managing Director for Dassault Systèmes. During his speech, Leteurtre will discuss how in the new economy, successful industrials are rethinking their manufacturing strategies by leveraging the power of digital to combine performance and innovation to achieve excellence. He will further expand on how the extensive use of digital technologies allows them to develop new usages and services, virtualize their entire industrial systems to innovate and learn, and implement digital continuity from consumers to producer. He will also touch the role of human capital, and how despite technology being critical to ensure continuous improvement of the performance, the ‘human’ is central to imagine tomorrow and drive the change to fit. The speech will also offer a glimpse on role of digital to invent and create tomorrow’s industry and the critical place of human beings in this paradigm, referencing experience based economies and how Dassault Systèmes is in alignment with the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030. Social media: You can share this on Twitter:  Dassault Systèmes leads the 4th industrial revolution as key enabler for the UAE’s Digital Economy Transformation @Dassault3DS Connect with Dassault Systèmes on Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube For more information: Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experiences for the transportation & mobility industry: http://www.3ds.com/industries/transportation-mobility/ Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions: http://www.3ds.com ### About Dassault Systèmes Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations.  Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.  Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world.  The group brings value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.  For more information, visit www.3ds.com. 3DEXPERIENCE, the Compass logo and the 3DS logo, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA, GEOVIA, EXALEAD, 3D VIA, BIOVIA, NETVIBES and 3DEXCITE are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.   For more info, feel free to contact: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail: miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr  


20 Leading Tech Companies to dominate the French Pavilion at GITEX 2017 • 1 year anniversary of the French Tech Hub Dubai UAE (including Sigfox, Fetchr Zero.1.)

Rejula ARUN - 28-sept.-2017 11:05:22

• 1 year anniversary of the French Tech Hub Dubai UAE (including Sigfox, Fetchr Zero.1.) United Arab Emirates, September  2017- Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of te French economy will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at GITEX, held from October 8 to 12, 2017, in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4 (Stands C436 to D410). Within the Internet of Things sector, breakthrough French technologies will be presenting the latest accessories in the field such as the Wistiki Bluetooth tracker, live video solutions from a smartphone developed by Plussh, a personal multi-user cloud that can save data in a private partitioned space via Helixee by Novathings, and Kerlink’s machine-to-machine communication solutions. Amongst the group of companies exhibiting, 10 French start-ups will also be making the trip to present advanced novelties and to meet the decision makers and investors attending the show. “We see GITEX to be the region’s strongest platform to share knowledge and to showcase the best in French technologies and are offering the exhibitors a tailored program to support their development in the Gulf. By taking part in GITEX, strong ties will be developed with local leaders while also introducing French innovation throughout the world of technology”, said Fayssal Majid, head of the French Tech pavilion at Business France. Stands to watch: ARTS Energy, International launch of a disruptive technology for Telecom & Back Up applications, Specific range of 10 years life battery for the Middle East market - - Hall 4 (Booth C4-37) 2CRSI,  French start up focused on innovative storage solution for CCTV applications. SquareWay, a subsidiary of Vivaction dedicated to cybersecurity to present its security solutions for protecting mobile voice and data flows for professionals. Wassa, the digital agency and its Innovation Lab to optimize customer experience in shops and shopping malls.  According to the France’s professional trade-union Syntec Numérique, the French digital sector is forecast to increase by 3% in 2017, after growing by 2.9% in 2016, as a result of the digital transformation of the economy. Market growth for software exceeded expectations last year (+3.4%) and is expected to grow even faster in 2018 (+4.2%), which represents 1,800 companies in the digital sector. The SaaS model (use of remote cloud-based software) in particular is expected to account for €2.1 billion in 2017, i.e. 18% of the market. « Dubai is an attractive destination for French start-ups. One year ago was launched the French Tech Hub Dubai UAE, one of the 22 French Tech Hub worldwide and the first one in the Middle-East. Today, it gathers more than 370 people, around 50 companies, including some success stories such as Sigfox, Fetchr or Zero.1. This october, the French Tech Hub Dubai UAE celebrates 1 year anniversary.» This year, SIGFOX will be the official partner of the French Tech Pavilion. To stay up to date on the latest news of the French economy in the region, you can follow BF_MiddleEast on twitter. For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr Ends- 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 program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #CreativeFrance    


20 Leading Tech Companies to dominate the French Pavilion at GITEX 2017

Rejula ARUN - 14-sept.-2017 10:59:38

United Arab Emirates , September 14 2017- Business France will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology week which will be held from October 8 to 12, 2017, in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4 (Stands C436 to D410). Within the Internet of Things sector, breakthrough French technologies will be presenting the latest accessories in the field such as the Wistiki Bluetooth tracker, live video solutions from a smartphone developed by Plussh, a personal multi-user cloud that can save data in a private partitioned space via Helixee by Novathings, and Kerlink’s machine-to-machine communication solutions. Amongst the group of companies exhibiting, 10 French start-ups will also be making the trip to present advanced novelties and to meet the decision makers and investors attending the show. “We see GITEX to be the region’s strongest platform to share knowledge and to showcase the best in French technologies and are offering the exhibitors a tailored program to support their development in the Gulf. By taking part in GITEX, strong ties will be developed with local leaders while also introducing French innovation throughout the world of technology”, said Fayssal Majid, head of the French Tech pavilion at Business France. According to the France’s professional trade-union Syntec Numérique, the French digital sector is forecast to increase by 3% in 2017, after growing by 2.9% in 2016, as a result of the digital transformation of the economy. Market growth for software exceeded expectations last year (+3.4%) and is expected to grow even faster in 2018 (+4.2%), which represents 1,800 companies in the digital sector. The SaaS model (use of remote cloud-based software) in particular is expected to account for €2.1 billion in 2017, i.e. 18% of the market. The catalogue of French exhibitor companies is available upon request. - END - For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr 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 program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast  #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #FrenchTech #CreativeFrance    


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