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French Chemical Process Engineering Expertise On Show At Achema

Letizia Zitoli - 08-juin-2018 11:13:42
31 French companies and organisations will present their expertise and innovations to the global scientific and business community at this year’s Achema . Business France , the national agency for the international development of the French economy, is once again organising the French pavilion at the world’s biggest trade show for the chemical process industry and biotechnologies, taking place on 11 th  – 15 th  June 2018 in Frankfurt. The chemical industry in France in 2017 (source: Union des Industries Chimiques) ·         €70 billion in turnover ·         2 nd  in Europe behind Germany, 7 th worldwide ·         One of the main sectors contributing to France’s positive trade balance of +€8.6bn ·         Leader in the industrial export sector (€58.7bn) ·         3,335 businesses, 94% of which are micro-enterprises/ SMEs ·         €1.8bn spent on R&D ·         €3.1bn in investments Innovation In the engineering hall (9.2), Axelera, the regional Rhônes-Alpes innovation cluster for the chemical and environmental sectors will be exhibiting with SMEs and the Institut Carnot Chimie Balard Cirimat. For investors… Representatives from several French chemical parks will also be demonstrating how their sites are attractive destinations for foreign investors’ European development projects in the chemical and environmental sectors. 10 chemical parks will be exhibiting on a shared stand (hall 9.2, stand D12) with the aim of attracting new investments from major players or start-ups wishing to industrialise their innovations. …and the chemical and biochemical industry The French suppliers are highly diverse and work across many sectors: chemicals, petrochemicals, nuclear, energy, water, agri-food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and more. They supply equipment compliant with stringent environmental, health and safety standards and produce custom-made added-value equipment. Meet the French exhibitors in halls: -          8.0 – stand J4 - (Industrial valves, pumps & fittings) -          Hall 9.2 - stand D12 - (Engineering & Rhône-Alpes innovation cluster) -          Hall 11.1 - stand G3 - (Instrumentation, control and automation techniques): Find the full list of exhibitors in the catalogue  here . For more information, please contact: Guillaume Anfray, Chemical Industry Project Manager - Business France guillaume.anfray@ businessfrance.fr  / +33 (0)1 40 73 34 52 https://www.businessfrance.fr/ en/home Catherine Ryall, Press Officer – Business France UK catherine.ryall@ businessfrance.fr / + 44(0) 207 024 3613 www.youbuyfrance.com/ uk/

13 Fintech-stic Exhibitors At Money20/20 Europe 2018

Letizia Zitoli - 23-mai-2018 11:14:05
13 French Fintech startups will be exhibiting on the French Tech pavilion in Hall E30, powered by Business France for the 2nd time at Money 20/20 Europe (https://europe.money2020.com/) . Over 5000 attendees from more than 1500 companies and 80 countries took part in last year’s show, this year’s edition in Amsterdam from 4 th  to 6 th  June 2018 is expected to be just as well attended. Fintech is the most dynamic sector  in French start-up landscape: in 2017, 36 companies raised €224.7m (£197m). Additionally, several public and private initiatives have been put in place to boost Fintechs further (incubators launched by major banks and insurance companies, creation of a one-stop shop dedicated to FinTechs by the ACPR and the AMF, etc.), in a regulatory framework that is particularly favourable to banking and finance start-ups. Since 2015, FinTechs have featured among the 5 leading sectors for risk-capital investment in France (after Internet services, software, technologies & biotechnology and life sciences). The FinTechs on the French Tech pavilion (hall E30) cover a range of sub-sectors, including: payment methods, security, data management, financial services and retail. •  AEVATAR   has created a digital ID wallet, fully compliant with GDPR. There are 3 parts to this community interest company’s wallet: a mobile app only accessible via facial recognition, an electric safe which stores personal identity documents as well as a programming interface which incorporates an ID management system and company access. •  AriadNEXT   : operates cloud-based automatic and real-time ID document verification services. Under the brand name IDCHECK.IO, AriadNEXT’s ID verification solutions provide an easier and improved customer experience when dealing with KYC procedures online or in-store. •  BLECKWEN   has been developing its expertise in the communications, data and devices security industry for 30 years. Their expertise lies in multiple complementary technologies (telecom/Cloud, cryptography, software) to secure the digital transformation of companies, critical operators and public organisations. •  DEJAMOBILE  is a software solution provider specialised in Mobile Transaction Services. Their solutions help businesses in the payment, retail and transport industries to develop interactive and secure mobile services using contactless and proximity technologies (NFC, QR Code and Bluetooth Smart). •  FAMOCO   develops secure professional Android devices, to facilitate digital transformation for mobile workforce management, mobile payments, and urban mobility. Their range of secure, remotely managed devices has already been deployed in more than 200,000 devices in over 30 countries. It counts Orange Mobile Money, Alipay and WeChat among its customers. •  FLUO develops APIs for PSPs, merchants, banks and insurers to optimise the insurance experience and conversion. By integrating insurance recommendations within the payment process, Fluo offers a unique solution to improve merchants’ margins and customer loyalty while decreasing insurance distribution costs. •  PAYTWEAK    turns payment into a new customer experience through its universal payment technology directly connected to 500 banks and PSP accross the world. Paytweak also authenticates every card holder in real time, preserving the customer’s banking data privacy and able to provide full PCI DSS compliance to any call centre within minutes. •  SAB   provides services for the digital transformation of retail banking. It offers integrated and value-added services such as implementation & consulting, Tier 3 level support, cloud based banking (SaaS), training on SAB usage, Business Process Operations (BPO) and more . •  HIPAY   is a global payment provider processing more than €2bn (£1.75m) annually across 150 countries and 220 payment types. By harnessing data analytics, they help deliver valuable customer insights that enable their clients’ businesses to succeed. •  BOLDEN    is an alternative financing platform for innovative and dynamic SMEs, which allows retailers and institutional investors to directly fund the real economy . •  BUDGET INSIGHT  Budget Insight is an AIS (Account Information Service) that allows its clients to connect their apps to their users’ bank. Budget Insight also offers a PFM solution (Personal Finance Management App) for banks and insurance companies. •  STREAMMIND    views technology as a service. It is a leading European company in the field of high software technologies . •  ISOFT   ’s high-tech solutions are the result of 25 years of specialist expertise and R&D. Their software enables business users to get the most out of their data directly from end to end . A catalogue with further details on the French startups on the French Tech pavilion is available upon request. For further information, to connect or organise a meeting with the startups, please contact: Joanna Routaboul, Project Manager, Retail Tech & FinTech Joanna.routaboul@ businessfrance.fr For further information about this press release, please contact: Catherine Ryall, Press Officer catherine.ryall@ businessfrance.fr / + 44(0) 207 024 3613 www.youbuyfrance.com/ uk/

What is “La French Tech”?

Fran Lambert - 26-oct.-2015 18:23:52
La French Tech refers to all the people working for or with French start-ups, in France or abroad. This includes entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, developers, associations, bloggers, media, large companies and government agencies; all the players working towards growing and promoting start-ups internationally. La French Tech: a vibrant ecosystem For some years now, La French Tech has shown incredible dynamism, driven by a new generation of entrepreneurs, investors, engineers and designers, among other talented people.  La French Tech comprises medical technology (medtech), green technology (cleantech), biotechnology (biotech), finance (fintech) and industrial enterprises. To find French companies specialising in the field of new technology and innovation, click here . For more information on La French Tech, visit:  http://en.lafrenchtech.com/  
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Business France - The French Trade Commission in the UK  is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy in the UK. It is responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating the UK’s investment in France. Business France promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE Programme in the UK. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 members of staff, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. In September 2015, Patrick Manon was appointed the new Director of Business France in the UK. Prior to this appointment, Patrick was the Human Resources Director at Business France in Paris, which manages the recruitment of t

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