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11, 12 and 13 October 2012 - Paris Eurosites Georges V
In 2011 Paris Region welcomed 233 foreign companies,1 far more than any other region in France. Over the next three years, these companies, which come from 31 countries, will create more than 7,000 jobs in the region.
For the last nine years, Paris Region Economic Development Agency (PREDA) has held the PREDA International Companies Forum in November. The purpose of the forum is to welcome international SMEs recently arrived in Paris Region and help them become firmly established, putting them in touch with large companies to facilitate their integration and development in the region.
This year's Forum will take place on Tuesday 22 November 2011 starting at 09.30 AM
Thanks to the diversity of its laboratories and skills centres, Paris Region is able to meet the needs of companies seeking to develop cleaner and more intelligent vehicles in a very fertile scientific and technological environment. The scientific knowledge available to the automotive industry in Paris Region boosts the performance and competitiveness of the companies that have chosen to set up here.
This year, the group CCC (Competence Call Center) and its 3,000 employees are on a course to pursue their international growth by establishing a call centre in the Paris Region. Founded in 1998 in Vienna, Austria, the CCC Group specialises in customer relations and has 10 call centres established in 7 European countries (mainly in Eastern Europe). more
True to its spirit of openness and innovation, in just a few years Paris Region has established itself as the “Silicon Valley” of open source software. Now the destination of choice for players in this market, attracted by the sector’s excellent growth rates, Paris Region concentrates 60% of the French open source software industry and boasts a dynamic ecosystem in this field.
On Monday, July 11th, 2011, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (USA), Paris Region Economic Development Agency Chairman and Hubstart Paris Alliance Representative Jean-Claude Detilleux, and Aéroports de Paris representative Elisabeth Le Masson; the signing took place in the presence of Bernard Anquez, Air France representative at Delta Airlines.
After its success at last year's BIO, Paris Region, Europe's number one region for R&D, will once again be taking an active part in the biotechnology sector's leading international event, which is attended by the sector’s most dynamic players. Join us: Hall A, stand 2505 - BIO, Washington DC more
Who do you want to be tomorrow? Create your future today – together!
Over a hundred locations in the Paris Region will come together to celebrate Futur en Seine, the 10-day popular festival of digital life and creativity. With a multitude of events and exhibitions, the general public and professionals will be able to experience and share an inspirational vision of the future, with the opportunity to test prototypes and new technologies in situ.
Lasting for three days – from Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 September 2011 – the fourth Open World Forum (OWF) will once again take place this year in Paris, at the Eurosites George V, focusing on the dual issues of the Internet and Open Source.
On April 11th, 2011, a letter of intent was signed by 6 representatives from the airport zones of Greater Roissy, France, and Greater Memphis, Tennessee, USA, in the presence of Mr AC Wharton, Mayor of Memphis and Mr Maurice Leroy, Minister of the City and Greater Paris. The objective is clear: to intensify economic cooperation between both airport zones and to develop opportunities and business schemes of shared interest.
With the world’s largest industrial event taking place, Paris Region industries are assuredly holding their own at this world-class technological showcase. Fifteen Paris Region SMIs decided to take part in the Hannover Messe this year, in order to consolidate their export business, conquer new markets, meet with their distributors, suppliers, partners, as well as find new ones.
The Paris Region car manufacturing sector has a long history, and now it is inventing tomorrow's mobility and developing cleaner and more intelligent cars in an environment that leads the way in the fields of science and technology. The region's vast pool of highly skilled workers enables it to be a testing ground for electric and hybrid vehicles.
Seventeen industrial companies will be representing Paris Region at the prestigious Hannover Messe trade fair, from 4 to 8 April 2011, at which France is guest of honour. The Paris Region companies will exhibit in eight separate halls, attesting to the diversity of their businesses, their know-how in the sector and the breadth of their innovations.
In 2010, the Paris Region welcomed 243 foreign companies, up an outstanding 27% as compared to 2009, and to 22% for the rest of France. This new production potential will generate over 8,400 jobs in the next three years, against 8,300 in 2009, which also puts the Paris Region ahead of its French counterparts.
Arts et Métiers Paristech has finalized an exchange agreement for graduate students and researchers with the University of California Berkeley. The agreement was signed on Feb 10, 2011 by Professor Jean-Marie Castelain, Arts et Métiers ParisTech’s Deputy Chairman in charge of international affairs and Professor Robert J. Birgeneau, Chancellor at UC Berkeley.
Paris Region will be strongly represented at this 22nd Mipim, as it is every year. Over 30 exhibitors from both the public and the private sector will be grouped under the Paris Region banner, confirming the unflagging interest of the region’s key players for this essential commercial real estate event. The Paris Region pavilion, organised by the Paris Region Economic Development Agency, will be located in the two Marina Hall marquees which will be hosting some 40 events (talks, receptions and press briefings) during the four days of the show.
Come and join us at MWC 2011 - Hall 2 - Booths 2G51 - 2F49 and 2E47. You will meet members of CAP DIGITAL PARIS REGION, the business cluster for french digital content and members of SYSTEMATIC PARIS REGION, a world class competitiveness cluster on ICT
The Paris Region has a long and historical connection with the world of Telecoms, having been home to ICT higher education centers of excellence for decades... more
With 600 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) private sector companies employing 320,000 people, Paris and its surrounding region are attracting an increasing number of major international company head offices. In fact, the Paris Region already has 11,000 ICT R&D jobs. more
The magnetic attraction of trendy handsets isn't the only reason for the phenomenal success of mobile communication... it’s also down to what you don't see: equipment and components. more
As the birthplace in the 1980s of the GSM revolution, Paris remains more than ever at the cutting edge of innovation in mobile telephony. more
With a young population approaching 12 million and a well-developed digital culture, the Paris Region is better connected than any other in the country: cell phone penetration here is 132%, and many of the region's population have more than one contract. more
Hubstart Paris® and Aerotropolis EuropeTM have decided to strengthen their relationship so as to more intensively put forward the assets of Greater Roissy internationally in the face of competition from other airports, and to conduct together operational initiatives to boost jobcreating economic growth throughout the local authorities’ sectors.
update February 12, 2013