French Innovation Week is a Celebration of French Innovation and Savoir-faire in Chicago.

PRESS - 21/03/16


The 3nd Annual French Innovation Week will take place April 21st-29th, 2016 with a variety of events throughout the city that showcase the best of French science, technology, innovation and more.

The series of events including free public lectures given by leading French scientists allows you to learn and discuss new advancement in the field of DNA damage repair and freshwater biodiversity. Panel presents the challenge of work-life balance in a hyper-connected world. The 5th Annual French-American Science Festival offers hands-on activities for hundreds of young students in Chicago. 

French leaders come together at Chicago tech hub 1871 to present their cutting-edge technological advances in the field of connected objects. Special screenings feature the best France has to offer in animation and 3D innovation. Finally, the week closes on April 29th with the French-American Chamber of Commerce annual Gala “La Nuit des Etoiles” celebrating Women and Innovation.


Please click on the link below for more information on the participating companies, agenda, and invitation to the event:




About us
Stéphane Alisse – Director of the New Technologies, Innovation, Services department at Business France in the USA and his team assists French companies in their search for potential partners, in the US, in the following sectors:  Computer Sciences and Telecommunications - Audiovisual, Multimedia & Software Distribution & Services, E-commere, Marketing        In order to help French companies have a better understanding of the New Technologies, Innovation, Services market in the US, the department organizes individualized missions (market research, list of contacts, B to B meetings) as well as collective missions, such as French Pavilion or walking delegation at the major events in the industry,     


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