Two days of visits were organised for an official delegation from the city of Seoul: the director of Seoul Business Agency's Digital Media City
, the director of the investment promotion department at Seoul's City Hall
, and the director and commercial director of the French Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry
. The tour introduced them to the wealth and diversity of Paris Region's healthcare sector offer, focusing on some of the region's flagship sites: the Institut Pasteur, sanofi-aventis and the Institut de la Vision (vision institute).
The delegation's first visit was to the Institut Pasteur
, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, on 10 March. The Medicen competitiveness cluster
also presented its activities and the wider Paris Region biocluster as a whole. After this the delegation visited sanofi-aventis
's R&D facility at Chilly-Mazarin (91 - Essonne).
On 11 March, after meeting representatives of the city of Paris, the Korean delegation was welcomed by Professor Sahel who offered a guided tour of the Institut de la Vision
. This introduction to one of Europe's leading integrated research centres for vision disorders showcased the excellence of healthcare research in Paris Region.
To find out more about upcoming regional tours please contact Hélène Tinti
or Marie Bahsa
Profiles of Institut Pasteur, Institut de la Vision
are available at www.econovista.com
You can also locate these facilities on the following Paris Region maps: