France’s silver economy strikes gold

PRESS - 30/09/14

By Alison Hird

The "silver economy" – services and products aimed at seniors and their families – is one of the few sectors that’s growing in France, about four per cent a year, according to the finance ministry. The French government hopes it will create some 300,000 jobs by 2020. But for the sector to really take off, France has to export its technologies and know-how abroad, exploiting huge markets such as the US and Japan. Ubifrance, a state-funded business developer, is helping small French companies make that leap.

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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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