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Things to Do at the Paris Air Show: Eat baguette, drink wine, and meet LAUAK Group!

Nicolas SESTIER - 05-juin-2015 19:33:32

LAUAK GROUP, MANUFACTURER OF AIRCRAFT PARTS AND STRUCTURES SINCE 1975 LAUAK Group  was founded in 1975 as ESKULANAK by Jean-Marc Charritton, the current CEO, to supply sheet metal parts to Dassault. It is one of the major direct sub-contractors in France for detail parts, heat exchangers and assembly of subsets (tanks and engine pylons) for the aerospace industry. In the early 2000s,  LAUAK Group  launched a strategy based on acquisition and development and created a subsidiary abroad to ensure expansion, integrate new skills and improve its competitiveness. Today,  LAUAK Group  is a solid and durable partner for key aircraft manufacturers (AIRBUS, DASSAULT AVIATION, EMBRAER, EUROCOPTER and IAI), aero-structure leaders (AERNNOVA, AEROLIA, DAHER SOCATA, LATECOERE, SOGERMA…) and major suppliers (LIEBHERR, SAFRAN and HONEYWELL SECAN).   LAUAK Group will be at the Paris Airshow (Le Bourget) on June 15 until June 21st 2015. Visit them at Hall 2A - D198 and find out more about their products and services! Please watch videos below to find more information about LAUAK: LAUAK GROUP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFvr-nMiSqQ LAUAK Groups Structural Assembly for the Aerospace Industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMDrX_ngaEs LAUAK Group: Machining for the Aerospace Industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Gi5mz-Mo-k LAUAK Groups Surface Treatment for the Aerospace Industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wox-Uw329iM          

PHILADELPHIA BIO 2015: FRENCH COMPANIES BECOMING A FORCE IN THE US MARKET

Inès NICOLAS - 04-juin-2015 23:10:58

Business France was at the world’s largest BIO event in Philadelphia this year and was once again showcasing the French know-how in the sector of biotechnology , continuing to assert its position among the group of major industry players worldwide. Nearly 75 companies and 35 partners (non- profit organizations ,research institutes, universities and clusters ..) were on the national pavilion. This important mobilization demonstrated how the issue of this industry remains important in France. The sector is posting impressive results in recent years particularly the debut of Celletcis and DBV Technologies in the NASDAQ stock exchange. Additionally, the massive growth of the following companies have attracted substantial amount of foreign investors, such as the case of Adocia, 32M € (January 2015) of Erytech Pharma € 30M (November 2014), GENFIT: € 50M (June 2014) and € 21 million (December 2014) and Hybrigenics: € 4.6M (November 2014). These figures confirm that French companies are positioning themselves competitively in the global market. In 2014, 706 million € was raised by French companies in this sector, representing a growth of + 28% compared to 2013. The competitive clusters and some regional clusters were once again be the core of this event by bringing their companies, all under the umbrella of the French Pavilion and Business France (of which WSGR – Wilson Sonsino Goodrich & Rosati – and SERVIER Laboratories are the sponsors of the French pavilion). Created in 2005, the clusters are responsible for collecting and supporting the main players in their region to enable their businesses expand globally and foster research partnerships and technology development. Seven clusters, all present on BIO 2015 revolve around specific areas and have established relationships with many foreign scientific partners in recent years: BIOVALLEY Alsace - Strasbourg: www.alsace-biovalley.com French ATLANTIC biotherapy - Nantes & Angers www.atlanpolebiotherapies.com Biohealth CANCER - Toulouse & Limoges: www.cancerbiosante.fr EUROBIOMED - Nice & Marseille & Montpellier in South of France: www.eurobiomed.org LYONBIOPÔLE - Lyon and Grenoble in Rhône-Alpes: www.lyonbiopole.org MEDICEN REGION PARIS - Paris: www.medicen.org HEALTHCARE NUTRITION Lightfastness CLUSTER - Lille: www.pole-nsl.org France also has regional clusters such as Biopôle Limagne Clermont in the Auvergne region, or Capbiotek in Brittany, specializes in marine biotechnology and focuses a large number of biotech companies. Regarding the current 446 biotechnology companies in France, there’s a total turnover of 278 million euros in 2013, an increase from the 251 million euros from the year prior. In 2013, 55 new companies  (+12% from 2012) were created. For 2 years, France has placed innovation at the heart of its economic and industrial policy in the framework of the plan "Better to heal." Implementation of the new government in 2013, it aims to support the creation of innovative companies and research through an enabling environment and policy support strong: - Strong University research  policies and the principle of future investments - A structured ecosystem (competitiveness cluster, IHU (University Institute Hospitalo-) SATT (Technology Transfer Acceleration Companies), PRES (Pole of research and teaching) - A high-level research: Institut Pasteur Genopole, CNRS, CEA, Inserm ... - Favorable tax environment: status JEI (young innovative entrepreneurs), Research Tax Credit All these measures have enabled France to file 13,000 patents in 2014 and to strengthen its positions in Europe. As for the US market, the 2015 France Pavilion will once again be an opportunity for the French biotech actors to continue the offensive. Watch the following videos to discover some of them during the showcase : -  Medicen Paris Region - Iris Pharma - Median Technologies

ATD 2015 International Conference & Exposition

Inès NICOLAS - 13-mai-2015 18:20:57

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. Each year they organize the ATD 2015 International Conference & Exposition, the largest conference in the field of training and development, bringing together 400 exhibitors and more than 10,500 professionals from the industry. The next edition of ATD will take place in Orlando, Florida the 17th-20th of May 2015. Three French innovative companies will attend the conference as part of the French delegation this year:     Halifax Consulting  is a training and consulting firm specialized in commercial performance and management. With 10,000 commercial sales managers trained each year and more than 200 active clients, the company has become a leader in its field in France and abroad, working globally with companies such as Total, L’Oréal, DHL and Pfizer. They offer an online academy focused on commercial performance, managerial performance and custom support. F ind out more here .   E-doceo  is an e-learning software publisher, which has developed a complete software suite for implementing e-learning and blended learning training. Their global solution allows customers to create, manage, and publish their training. e-doceo clients include international companies such as Nestlé, Areva, Randstad and KPMG, as well as the French Ministry of Education. Find out more here .   Manzalab  is an innovative player in the creation of serious games, at a crossroads between videogame and pedagogy. Manzalab internally develops its own technologies and addresses all types of devices: PC offline or online, social networks, mobile phones and touchpads. Manzalab offers tailored services to companies in all kinds of sectors, with clients such as Veolia, AXA, Renault or Sanofi-Aventis. Among their key products is “My job interview”, a game facilitating the integration of young jobless people into the workplace, and “year review”, a serious game to train managers to assess their teams. Find out more here .        

LAUAK Group Set to Take-off at the Paris Airshow

PRESS - 11-mai-2015 23:30:10

  LAUAK GROUP, MANUFACTURER OF AIRCRAFT PARTS AND STRUCTURES SINCE 1975   LAUAK Group  was founded in 1975 as ESKULANAK by Jean-Marc Charritton, the current CEO, to supply sheet metal parts to Dassault. It is one of the major direct sub-contractors in France for detail parts, heat exchangers and assembly of subsets (tanks and engine pylons) for the aerospace industry. In the early 2000s,  LAUAK Group  launched a strategy based on acquisition and development and created a subsidiary abroad to ensure expansion, integrate new skills and improve its competitiveness. Today,  LAUAK Group  is a solid and durable partner for key aircraft manufacturers (AIRBUS, DASSAULT AVIATION, EMBRAER, EUROCOPTER and IAI), aero-structure leaders (AERNNOVA, AEROLIA, DAHER SOCATA, LATECOERE, SOGERMA…) and major suppliers (LIEBHERR, SAFRAN and HONEYWELL SECAN). LAUAK Group will be at the Paris Airshow (Le Bourget) on June 15 until June 21st 2015. Visit them at Hall 2A - D198 and find out more about their products and services! Watch video below:          

PRESS RELEASE: The international Marine Renewable Energy conference

Inès NICOLAS - 08-mai-2015 21:15:19

  The international Marine Renewable Energy conference in Nantes, 20 – 21 May 2015: the MRE sectors dont-miss event for 2015   As a new industrial sector ramps up internationally, the Pays de la Loire region will be hosting Les Assises on 19 May followed, on 20 – 21 May 2015, by the 4th international convention on marine renewable energy: Thetis MRE. A one-of-a-kind opportunity to identify the potentialities of the French MRE market… -  Tidal turbines : a potential capacity of 12.5 GW from a number of sites, such as Raz Blanchard (Cherbourg) and Fromveur, Ile dOuessant. Two demonstration tidal energy projects are under development. -  Offshore wind turbines : 3,000 MW under development sponsored by EDF, GDF, DONG and EDPr. A 3rd request for proposals should be launched in late 2015 (Q3-2015 for English speakers) to reach the target of 6,000 MW. -  Floating wind turbines : a pilot project should be unveiled at the SEM-REV test site off the Nantes coast. …and discover the extent of its development in France. Through visits to sites dedicated to marine energy, discover the expertise available in the Pays de la Loire region: - the ALSTOM factory, which manufactures alternators for the Haliade offshore wind turbine; - the STX France shipyard, one of the leading players in the MRE sector; - the MRE logistics hub in the Nantes St Nazaire Grand Port Maritime, - the University (Ecole Centrale de Nantes), R&D laboratory (Technocampus Ocean), technical centres (CSTB, IFSTTAR, CIRV) and Le Carnet test site, dedicated to marine eco-technologies. Thetis MRE lets you share the experiences of experts world-wide on the theme of "Marine renewable energy: from opportunities to industrial realities" at 4 plenary conferences on the challenges for the sector and 5 themed workshops devoted to fixed offshore wind turbines, floating offshore wind turbines, test sites, wave energy and tidal wind turbines. The goal of these sessions is to review the current MRE situation in Europe, Asia and North America in order to examine initial results and the potential for development. Organised with support from the Pays de la Loire region, at the heart of the Nantes St Nazaire industrial area, Thetis MRE should bring together 400 exhibitors and attract nearly 4,000 visitors: 40% international visitors, manufacturers, major order givers, SMEs, design offices, research centres, schools and universities. The event is sponsored by DCNS, GDF SUEZ, ALSTOM, BESSE, CMN, EDF, RTE and SCOTTISH DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL. About Thetis MRE: The Thetis MRE international convention was created in 2011 to meet the needs and expectations of players in the emerging marine renewable energy sector, bringing them together to share their experiences and boost the development of this "green" energy as a source of "blue" growth. Thetis MRE offers a varied programme aimed at both specialists and individuals who want to know more about the "MRE community". To find out more: Thetis MRE François Berry, Development Manager participation@thetis-emr.com www.thetis-emr.com

Suppliers’Day 2015

Inès NICOLAS - 01-mai-2015 21:31:20

  We look forward to greeting you for the launch of the 6th edition of the French Pavilion on Suppliers’ Day. BUSINESS FRANCE is proud to introduce the 15 participants: ALDIVIA, ARGILE DU VELAY, AGRIMER, BIOALTERNATIVES, BIOCOSMETHIC, DERMSCAN, INSTITUT DU MONOI, INTERPOLYMER, MINASOLVE, MONOI TIKI, PAT, TECHNATURE, PACIFIQUE SUD COSMETIQUE, THE INNOVATION COMPANY, TOTAL FLUIDES.   French cosmetics ingredients manufacturers and testing companies will present their latest innovations at the show, on May 12 th and 13 th in Edison, NJ.   For more info about the Pavilion and the brands, please visit our dedicated website .   To get the most up to date information, follow us on Twitter @BF_beautycare and on our Facebook!  

French Wine Connection 2015

Inès NICOLAS - 07-avr.-2015 21:17:59

After a two-month selection process in France, the French Trade Commission in North America is proud to present its French Wine Connection, gathering 30 French producers from 11 wine regions. Come and discover exclusive products and rare grape varieties from : Ambrosia – Arrogant Frog – Benoît Gautier – Burckel-Jung – Cave du Marmandais – Champagne Maxime Blin – Champagne Vollereaux – Château d’Abzac – Château de la Tilleraie – Claude Lafond – Château Laur – Clos des Américains – Clos des Quarterons-Amirault  – Domaine de Flines – Domaine Déramé – Domaine des Caillots – Domaine de la Commanderie – Domaines et Châteaux de Bourgogne – Domaine Moncourt ¬– Jean-Luc Colombo – La Galaura – Le Clos Lucas – Les Grands Chais de la Marne – Les Grands Chais de France – Mabi rum punch – Maison Jean Pla – Olivier & Lafont – Pascal Gibault – Patrick Girard – Prieuré Saint Sever – Remy Pannier – Sick Dreyer – Vignobles Furt – Vranken Pommery The French Wine Connection will be held in Toronto on May 4 and in New York on May 6 2015. For further information or to attend, please contact Carole.Ringuet@businessfrance.fr (Toronto) or  Vincent.Pichot@businessfrance.fr (New York).

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