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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE French Technology Press Office Ref #:  A097 Contact: Kimberly Elsham Tel: (312) 327-5260 E-mail:   FRENCH COMPANIES AND CLUSTERS AT BIOCONTACT SYMPOSIUM OCTOBER 6-7, 2010, IN QUEBEC Chicago, September 15, 2010 (672 words)  A delegation of French clusters and biotech companies will be coming to BioContact Symposium from on Oct. 6 and 7, 2010, at Château Frontenac, in Quebec City, Quebec, to share their expertise with their Canadian counterparts. France, a top player in the European biotech industry with a network of about 400 companies and labs, is at the cutting-edge of biotechnologies and is actively looking for new business developments and partnerships. ( Please scroll down for the French version of this release. ) The delegation is organized by Ubifrance, the French agency for international business development and the DGCIS (General Directorate for Competitiveness, Industry and Services from the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment). The participants will be attending the symposium in order to promote the French industry and to facilitate and encourage collaboration and exchanges between the two countries.  During the symposium, the French delegation will have the opportunity to visit some sites and laboratories, meet with potential BtoB partners and take part in the presentations about all kinds of biotech themes, from diagnostics to therapeutics, including services and other disciplines (for more information about the presentations and panels, visit ). Some members
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