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Dawex Data Exchange Technology Brings Sustainable Future to Open Data

Yasmina OUARI - 27-nov.-2019 12:23:23
 Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, today brings the power of its data exchange technology to open data. The integration of open data management capabilities into Dawex Data Exchange Platform offers organizations the ability to both manage open data, paid and free data exchange business models onto one single platform. This new functionality delivers the highest level of control, governance, security and traceability to open data exchanges.   Open data refers to data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone. Leveraging open data enables public and private stakeholders to create new opportunities to improve the quality of our environment and bring a positive impact to our future. Agriculture, education and research, energy and sustainable development, society, transport and mobility, tourism and territories, are sectors generating high volumes of data and particularly impacted by open data sharing imposed by the regulations.  Dawex Data Exchange Platform enables private and public stakeholders to organize data circulation and supports multiple data exchange use cases and business models including internal data exchange, data sourcing, free data sharing, data monetization and data marketplace orchestration.  “As organizations build their data exchange strategy, they have the responsibility to provide the highest level of security and governance to protect all types of data shared externally.” says Laurent Lafaye, Dawex co-Founder. “Dawex technology has been developed to enable organizations to manage on one single platform a variety of open data sharing use cases as well as complex private data exchanges.” “To meet environmental and economic challenges, optimize yields, compete against global digital giants, the agriculture sector needs data, including open data, to  develop innovation for a high performance, responsible agriculture.” says Sebastien Picardat, General Manager, API-AGRO. “API-AGRO data exchange platform relies on Dawex technology and aims at interconnecting public and private actors, around an independent technological platform. The availability of open data management capabilities onto Dawex offers our members the choice to both distribute open data for free and monetize other data types to cover the cost generated by open data model.” “Open data is a necessity, as it supports global efforts to impact positively our society. However, in today’s economy, open data model cannot exist on its own.” says Fabrice Tocco, Dawex co-Founder. “The future of open data relies on the ability for public and private stakeholders to mix use cases and create new economic models. Dawex enables clients to manage multiple business models on a single platform and this is the only guarantee for sustainable open data.”   About Dawex  Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, allows organizations to orchestrate data circulation by sourcing, monetizing and exchanging data securely and in full compliance with regulations. Today more than 9,000 organizations from 20+ sectors rely on Dawex Global Data Marketplace and Data Exchange Platform solutions to build their data exchange strategy. Created in 2015, Dawex is a French company with offices in Paris, Lyon, San Francisco and Montreal, expanding business operations to Asia and the Middle East. www.dawex.com   Press Contact Yucatan- Elisa Lesieur & Nevena Jovic  +33 1 53 63 63 27 27 | elesieur@yucatan.fr & njovic@yucatan.fr

France to Reinvent the Art of Design through an Innovative Approach at Downtown Design

Sarah Benyoub - 27-oct.-2019 14:49:40
Press release    France to Reinvent the Art of Design through an Innovative Approach at Downtown Design from November 12th to 15th 2019, Dubai Design District (d3)   • French Exhibition under the theme “Expression of French Design… Just Beautiful” • 17 French exhibitors   United Arab Emirates, October 27 2019 - Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is gathering 17 artists, design experts and innovation specialists on the French pavilion at Downtown Design to exhibit an avant-garde and iconic expertise.   Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the 7th edition of Downtown Design will be the opportunity to showcase French creativeness, aesthetics, elegance, quality and know-how, on a high-potential market through an unique catalog: furniture (sofas, armchairs, chair), creative musical instruments & equipment such as accordions or vintage radios, reinvented objects such as smart telescopes or e-bike, high end electrical equipment and appliances, glass solutions for interior fittings, dressing accessories, obsidian art stone, fashion collection, brand services and consultancy services to connect between selected art professionals. In France, design is a dynamic market generating up to 24 billion euros in revenue each year through the know-how of the art trades, deeply rooted in French heritage (porcelain, crystal, glassware, cutlery). The sheer riches of its history and the wealth of culture tend to grant the added value of French products and to represent a way of life. It also offers design products made of innovative materials, contemporary styles, vintage looks that are ever on the rise, multi-functional furniture embedded with new technologies, as well as products for the luxury hotel and restaurant industry. The unprecedented enthusiasm for the decoration and design market in the UAE explains the success of Downtown Design, a new design hub in the Middle East. Through the French Exhibition, visitors will then be able to discover for themselves the latest innovations from France, many of which are backed up by generations of know-how matched with boundless creativity.  Some of these companies draw their inspiration from unique objects to French culture but which have sometimes disappeared from the market trends, to bring them back and give them a new life.   Company not to miss :  Meljac, the leading supplier of high-end electrical fittings, will be exhibiting its designs for the first time in the United Arab Emirates (area A05). Players from across the local market (designers, home designers, etc.) will have the opportunity to discover the French expertise for which the brand is famous, including in particular its signature solid brass Classic Collection.  Switches, power outlets, reading lights… As well as discovering Meljac’s wide range of solutions, visitors will also be able to see a few of the custom designs that are the brand’s undeniable asset.   The French pavilion is designed by renowned scenographers from the Parisian event agency Allegria and supported by Aubaine (Chalhoub Group).    For further information, feel free to contact: Miryem Oukas - Head of Communications – Middle East Business France Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15  Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr   

Dawex Partners with Kanematsu Corporation To Deploy Data Exchange Technology in Japan

YASMINA OUARI - 24-sept.-2019 14:16:38
United Arab Emirates: September 24, 2019 - Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, today announced its partnership with Kanematsu Corporation, a major trading company, to further deploy and promote data exchange technology in Japan. Kanematsu will deploy and operate its own data exchange platform relying on Dawex technology to serve its domestic and foreign network with the ambition to create a Kanematsu Data Community. This agreement also extends the November 2018 business alliance  and reinforces companies’ engagement in promoting data exchange platforms to Japanese organizations in order to source, exchange and monetize data securely in in full compliance with regulations.   “We base our corporate activities on the belief that contributing to society through business creation is the mission of a general trading company. Data trading will be a cornerstone of the increasingly digitized economy, “says Mr. Masahiro Harada Senior Executive Officer, Electronics and Devices Division at Kanematsu. “This partnership with Dawex will help expand Kanematsu’s footprint in the data exchange business.” added Mr Masahiro Harada.    “Data Exchange is a global activity with today more than 50% of organizations on our marketplace coming from different nationalities. Japan by driving data initiatives such as Osaka Track demonstrates its leadership and engagement in creating a regulated framework for international data exchange.” says Laurent Lafaye, co-founder and co-CEO at Dawex.    “Dawex partnership with Kanematsu reflects Japan’s key role and contribution to the development of the data economy. We are excited to bring our partnership forward with such a recognized trading company.” says Fabrice Tocco, co-founder and co-CEO at Dawex. “We share the same vision that data is the new asset class that will ultimately be traded on structured exchanges, just like commodities and stocks”   Japan launched at the G20 summit in June 2019 the Osaka Track initiative to formulate rules on digital governance under the concept of “Data Free Flow with Trust”. While in January 2019, the European Commission and Japan adopted mutual adequacy decisions allowing free flow of personal data between the two economies with strong data protection guarantees -creating the world’s largest area of safe data flows.   Furthermore, Kanematsu represents Dawex at the Data Trading Alliance, directly contributing to the definition and promotion of secure data exchange in Japan.   About Kanematsu Corporation Kanematsu Corporation, a major Japanese trading company having 130 years of history, is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. By multiplying our business networks in Japan and overseas with our vast experience in general trading, information-gathering, market cultivation, business incubation and project-forming, risk management and logistics, Kanematsu is committed to creating new businesses as a Value Creator. http://www.kanematsu.co.jp/en/ About Dawex  Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, allows organizations to orchestrate data circulation by sourcing, monetizing and exchanging data directly, securely and in full compliance with regulations. Today more than 8,000 organizations from 20+ sectors rely on Dawex Global Data Marketplace and Data Exchange Platform solutions to build their data exchange strategy. Created in 2015, Dawex is a French company with offices in Paris, Lyon, San Francisco and Montreal, expanding business operations to Asia and the Middle East. www.dawex.com     Press Contact Yucatan Elisa Lesieur & Nevena Jovic  +33 1 53 63 63 27 27 | elesieur@yucatan.fr & njovic@yucatan.fr 

Dawex Raises €5 Million to Accelerate the Development of the Data Economy

Rejula ARUN - 26-mai-2019 06:58:59
Amadeus, Itochu Corporation, Bouygues Construction and Caisse des Dépôts invest to support innovation and data exchange technology.  United Arab Emirates-  May 26, 2019 -  Dawex , a leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, today announced a new round of funding of €5 million with  Amadeus  (AMS.MC),  Itochu Corporation  (ITOCY),  Bouygues Construction    (BOUY.PA) and a French web entrepreneur entering Dawex’s capital, also joined by the historical investor  Caisse des Dépôts    (via its Banque des Territoires). Total funds raised from inception tops €12 million, including the recent €2.5M grant from Horizon 2020,  European Union Research & Innovation program . Dawex co-founders Fabrice Tocco and Laurent Lafaye remain majority shareholders, retaining full control over the company’s strategy and operations.  With the rise of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and the emergence of Smart Cities, among other disruptive trends like the autonomous cars, huge quantities of valuable data are being generated, analyzed and exchanged. New data-driven ecosystems are emerging that organizations can strategically leverage using secure data marketplaces and data exchange platforms. Since 2015  Dawex mission  is to create the conditions for the smooth development of the data economy by facilitating the exchange of data between companies and organizations. This new round of funding will support the company’s ambition to make Dawex the data exchange platform reference, by accelerating its development in Europe and the United States, by establishing itself in Asia and the Middle East, and by pursuing its investment in technology and innovation.  “Data ecosystems are redefining competition, and the most data-driven companies will be the leaders of the new data economy”, said Laurent Lafaye, Dawex co-founder and co-CEO. “Becoming data-driven requires a shift in the enterprise’s mindset and culture, but also the right technology to accelerate, streamline and secure data exchanges internally and externally, in compliance with new data regulations. This is exactly what Dawex provides”.  “Dawex is excited to bring together such high-profile corporations and leaders in their respective markets to invest in our data exchange technology.” said Fabrice Tocco, Dawex co-founder and co-CEO. “Their engagement as corporations in supporting our innovation reflects the strategic role that data exchange platforms play in today’s organizations and how they could impact the future of our economy.”   Today 7,000 organizations from 20+  industries , such as agriculture, air & space, automobile, financial services & insurance, construction, energy, logistics & transportation, retail, telco, travel & hospitality, rely on Dawex  Global Data Marketplace  and  Data Exchange Platform  technology to source, commercialize, and share data directly between them, securely and efficiently. Dawex solutions are enterprise-grade and highly scalable also integrating new technologies such as the blockchain.   Dawex expertise on data economy is recognized by major analyst & research firms and institutions. Dawex is a consortium member of European projects like CyberSec4Europe and Data Pitch, and gold award winner at the French American Business Awards 2018, San Francisco.  About Dawex Dawex, a leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, allows organizations to orchestrate data circulation by sourcing, monetizing and exchanging data directly without intermediary, securely, efficiently and in full compliance with regulations. Today 7,000 organizations from 20+ sectors rely on Dawex  Global Data Marketplace  and Dawex  Data Exchange Platform  technology to build their data exchange strategy. Created in 2015, Dawex is a French company with offices in Paris, Lyon, San Francisco and Montreal, expanding business operations in Asia and the Middle East.   www.dawex.com  About Amadeus “Travel powers progress. Amadeus powers travel.” Amadeus’ solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines, tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels, cars and railways. Our purpose is to shape the future of travel.  www.amadeus.com About Bouygues Construction Bouygues Construction is a global player in construction, with operations in more than 60 countries. It designs, builds and operates projects in the sectors of building, infrastructure and industry. As a responsible and committed leader in sustainable construction, Bouygues Construction sees innovation as its primary source of added value.  www.bouygues-construction.com/en About the Caisse des Dépôts Group  Caisse des Dépôts and its subsidiaries form a public long-term investor group serving the general interest and economic development of local areas. It combines five areas of expertise: pensions and professional training, asset management, monitoring subsidiaries and strategic shareholdings, business financing (with Bpifrance) and Banque des Territoires.  www.caissedesdepots.fr/en About Itochu Corporation With approximately 110 bases in 63 countries, ITOCHU, one of the leading sogo shosha, is engaging in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products, as well as business investment in Japan and overseas.   www.itochu.co.jp/en Dawex Press Contact Agence Yucatan - Elisa Lesieur +33 1 53 63 27 27 | elesieur@yucatan.fr  

French companies show their loyalty to the BAUMA MUNICH show

Rejula ARUN - 09-avr.-2019 08:27:02
United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2019 - A must-attend event for any construction and ministry industry professional, BAUMA, the reference triennial event, gives exhibitors the world over the chance unveil their innovative ideas to the show’s audience of professional visitors. Under the aegis of BUSINESS FRANCE, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, 28 French companies will exhibit their technologies and innovations at the BAUMA Show, from April 8-14, 2019 in Munich. French know-how, recognised the world over The quality of the structures produced by French companies is recognized as much nationally (in particular with the engineering and transport and development project management specialists working to build Grand Paris) and globally. The sector enjoys the know-how of multiple major corporations. France’s engineering prowess is highly-appreciated at the international level, and its material and equipment suppliers also enjoy a solid reputation.    On the strength of its 7,355 businesses and 235,300 employees, the French Public Works industry earned, in 2017, €38.6 billion in revenue in France and €30 billion internationally, up by 7.9% compared to 2016. This hike in activity is owed primarily to the Oceania (41.7%), European (+15.9%) and, to a lesser extent, Asian (+3.6%) markets. While the European market accounts for more than half of their activity worldwide, France’s companies have also become the measuring stick in other regions of the globe, earning €4.4 billion in North America, €3.8 billion in Africa, €2.3 billion in Asia, €1.9 billion in Oceania, €1.3 billion in Latin America and €1.1 billion in the Near and Middle East.   France has multiple assets to boast, including:  Unquestionable product quality, the renown of its architects and engineers worldwide.    An active Innovation and Research & Development policy.    Unforgiving standards: initiatives to promote prevention and safety, ensure personnel safety, and secure certification. The France Pavilion at BAUMA will showcase a range of companies selected for the representative panorama they offer of the industry. Innovation will also be on display, with construction material and services, including equipment for working concrete and construction site equipment: lighting balloons, depth control systems, hydraulic cylinders, scaffolding, and on-site sheds. Construction machinery and vehicles will also be shown, as will air conditioning and heating solutions, safety and driving assistance systems for construction machinery or assistance or load-bearing exoskeletons.   Business France Pavilion layout: Hall A2:  AGS , BRIDGIN , FAURECIA, GREYSTAL, PROMENS FRANCE, RB3D, RICHEL, ROLLIX DEFONTAINE, SAHGEV, SAUDEM, SEQUANTA, SMIE, SNDC, STARTER, WATTALPS. RUBIX.    Hall C2: ACREOS, ARAMINE, COLTRAX/CP distribution, JAY ELECTRONIQUE, LUMIAIR, MAC 3, MANOIR, MONROC, MS, SETFORGE. RUBIX   Outdoors: ARGUMAT, BUCHER MUNICIPAL/ARVEL, PACLITE EQUIPMENT, RB3D, RIVARD.   To find out more: BUSINESS FRANCE Isabelle DUVAL, Project Leader Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 73 33 31 Email:  isabelle.duval@businessfrance.fr Website:  export.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 For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Yasmina OUARI Press Officer - Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 995 29 97  Mail :  yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr   

A major presence of the French cosmetics industry at Beauty World Middle East in Dubai from April 15 to 17 2019

Rejula ARUN - 20-mars-2019 08:17:44
United Arab Emirates- March 20th, 2019 - Beauty World Middle East,  the No.1 international trade fair in the Middle East dedicated to beauty, will this year host 75 French companies - including 32 new exhibitors - thus establishing France as the No. 1 European presence at the fair, and No.3 worldwide.  The French pavilion is organized by Business France, the national agency dedicated to the globalization of the French economy, in partnership with Bretagne Commerce International, Cosmed, Dev’up, Cosmetic Valley, Hauts-de-France and Nouvelle Aquitaine, and the sponsorships of Air France and Accor. Know-how and expertise recognized around the world The French cosmetics industry confirms its leading position on the international market.  With a turnover of €25 billion, it is the third largest export sector in France, with a 25% share of the global market and a trade surplus of €7.6 billion.  Made in France innovation - one of the key assets  French companies are major players in the cosmetics industry and major beauty brands around the world.  Increasingly innovative in R&D, their cutting-edge know-how and their hi-tech care products are recognized for their high reliability and effectiveness.  Their innovative potential has grown continuously over the last 15 years. A comprehensive ecosystem The French cosmetics industry, which includes in particular - ingredients suppliers, fragrances, finished cosmetic products, machines and packaging, research laboratories, private label, is characterized by the existence of an ecosystem that offers a complete range of products, with major international groups such as L’Oréal, LVMH or Chanel, and smaller structures:  81% of establishments are microenterprises and SMEs.  The sector has 79,000 establishments in France employing over 170,000 people, and 2 regional competitiveness clusters. The quality and know-how of companies in the sector are recognized and sought out well beyond the borders of France, particularly in the United Arab Emirates. Business France offers a diversified range of products at the France pavilion in the SS2 international pavilion hall and in the exhibitors’ brochure in the France pavilion https://bit.ly/2JaDjcd Within the France pavilion do not miss the FRENCH BUZZ zone, a showcase of quality and innovation, which will host 9 French "nuggets" that reflect the great vitality of the sector around Cosmed, the 1st network representing SMEs in the French cosmetics sector. The 9 exhibitors of the FRENCH BUZZ zone - ABSOLUTION - ALBAN MULLER INTERNATIONAL - BELLERADIANCE - CAILLEAU HERBORISTERIE - COIFFER BIO DISTRIBUTION - COSMED - DELTA PARTNERS - DERMWAY PARIS - MEDISPA - WARI DI 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 #ChooseFrance #FrenchBeautyProducts #FrenchInnovation For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Caroline ESCUDIER Project Leader E-mail: caroline.escudier@businessfrance.fr http://export.businessfrance.fr Yasmina OUARI Press Officer – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 995 29 97 Mail : yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr  

The French National Audiovisual Institute - INA @CABSAT 2019 / Booth F3-33 to showcase, for the first time in Dubai, its content and copyrights’ protection technology, INA-Signature

Rejula ARUN - 06-mars-2019 11:33:40
United Arab Emirates: 2019 - The French National Audiovisual Institute - INA will showcase at the CABSAT show in Dubai from March 12 to 14, 2019 – Booth F3-33, located in Hall 3 under the French pavilion. For the first time in Dubai, in addition to its media and digital training catalogue & its consulting offers, INA will present INA-Signature, its owned-developed and industrialized content and copyrights protection tool, which has been honored with the prestigious Technology and Engineering Emmy Award on April 2018 during a ceremony at the Nab Show in Las Vegas. Designed and developed by INA, the INA-Signature technology generates a digital fingerprint proper to each video sequence. This enables to detect content and its copies, even after the original sequence has been altered. Available now via the cloud, the INA-Signature technology is a viable solution for copy right holders and content share platforms that would like to control the publishing of videos protected by copy rights. The companies that develop new anti-piracy software can also benefit from this innovative solution that help to automatically detect the online use of video content including those that have digitally been altered. The INA-Signature technology is currently being used by several big North American studios and sports leagues as well as video platforms such as Dailymotion. Companies specialized in anti-piracy and brand protection solutions such as MarkMonitor also use the INA-Signature technology to offer their clients the best protection services for their content.   “The adoption and democratization of high bandwidth in the MENA region has resulted in a significant increase in the piracy of streaming of live sports. Piracy is costing the entertainment business in the region an estimated US$500 million. Hence, it is paramount to monitor the use and distribution of content to protect its intellectual property rights.” says David FACUSE, INA-Signature business developer at INA.  INA’s team will also showcase at the CABSAT its full range of: - Content management, creative and technical media training courses (475 items covering all needs), at your location or in Paris (France) - consulting services on audio-video content management and archives’ digitization.   About INA: Established in 1975, the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) is a public audiovisual and digital content company responsible for collecting, archiving and transmitting French radio, television and web heritage. With a collection of over 2400 documentaries and programs produced over the past 40 years, INA has acquired a unique expertise and know-how in narrative construction and visual processing of archives. Moreover, in a user-oriented approach that focuses on innovation, the institute shares all of its valuable content on www.ina.fr with the general public, on www.inamediapro.com with professionals and on www.inatheque.fr with researchers. INA also positions itself as a media observatory, a research lab for excellence and innovation as well as one of the leading training centers for audiovisual and digital media professionals. For more information:  https://institut.ina.fr/en INA Contact: Delphine WIBAUX, Deputy Head of Internationals / dwibaux@ina.fr / Tel : +33 1 49 83 2979  
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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. Founded on January 1, 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 further information, please visit:  www.businessfrance.fr Consulting:  Law and regulation Market benchmarking Projects and requests for proposals Contacts : Market prospection Exhibitions and B to B meetings Technologic partnerships Communication : Press and public relations Professional advertisements Commerc

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