Créative France Newsletter - October 2017

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The Creative France newsletter provides you with the latest news on France and its innovation ecosystem.

Station F: The world’s biggest startup campus opens in Paris
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The world’s biggest startup campus opened in Paris’s 13th arrondissement on 1st July. Based on a former railway depot known as la Halle Freyssinet, the 34,000m2 space will accommodate more than 1,000 startups. Major tech companies like Amazon and Facebook are backing the incubator, while Microsoft will be basing its newest AI startup program there. Other companies such as gaming giant Ubisoft and Japanese messaging app Line will also house programs at Station F. [Read more]

Making Paris the leading European Financial Centre post-Brexit
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On 7 July, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented measures to all relevant stakeholders to establish Paris’ Financial Centre as a European financial centre of reference. The aim is to strengthen attractiveness and competitivity in collaboration with local and regional authorities through three watchwords: amplify, simplify, welcome. [Read more]

Business France releases its Tech Book on France ecosystem and startups
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France is "a new startup republic", home to vibrant tech hubs and talent imbued with a strong entrepreneurial culture. The ‘Tech Book’ seeks to examine France’s place in a competitive environment and to provide an overview of the French entrepreneurial ecosystem, encompassing both its strengths and weaknesses, in a bid to distinguish between apprehension, perception, and reality. [Read more]

France confirms its leadership role on climate issues
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During the UN General Assembly, the international launch summit of the "Global Pact for the Environment" was held on 19 September, on France’s initiative. The aim of this pact is to initiate dialogue on a single text gathering the various elements that make up international environmental law. [Read more]

Dernière modification : 04/10/2017

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