Mane Fils, Expressions Aromatiques and Virbac ranked among the French SMEs that are export champions with 85% of their turnover realised abroad. They illustrate the dynamism of the health and life sciences and flavourings and perfumes industries on the Côte d’Azur.
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Nice-Sophia Antipolis University appears in the group of the world’s 400-500 best universities according to the Shanghai ranking. Jiao Tong University in Shanghai has published its list of the world’s best 500 universities (from the 17,000 listed), in its “Shanghai … Continued
In September 2014, the Sustainable Design School (SDS) will open a next-generation FabLab, called Ecolab Open Loft, specialising in sustainable and environmentally-friendly innovation.
The Young Entrepreneur School is launching an entrepreneurial innovation programme in Sophia Antipolis which will exploit the potential of the sea and oceans in the fields of cleantech, energy, robotics, navigation and telecoms.
Sophia Antipolis: Huawei, the global telecommunications solutions leader, is opening a global “Chipset & embedded electronics” R&D centre On 12 September. Interview with the Managing Director of Huawei France, Karl Song.
Team Côte d’Azur welcomed an economic delegation from Utah, alongside Innovative City, with a programme focused on information technologies and their innovative uses.
The YEI (Young Entrepreneurs Initiative), a transatlantic innovation competition, will select the best American start-ups and help them to access the French market and encourage company creation projects across the Côte d’Azur.
Virbac, the world’s 8th largest veterinary laboratory, has invested 28 million euros in a new production facility at Carros (Nice – Eco-Vallée)
Team Cote d’Azur will be attending the Batteries 2014 Conference alongside global organisations from the energy and power supply sector
The contract is to deploy their next-generation satellite-aided search and rescue (SAR) systems.
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