The loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) will finance a project that is both regional and European to support the growth of France’s 2nd airport, aiming for 15.5 million passengers annually.
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A simple blood test to detect lung cancer: this world first has been made possible by the works of Professor Paul Hofman and his team at Nice University Hospital and Inserm (Nice Sophia Antipolis University) using a test that reveals the disease years before it is visible through imaging.
With a green hotel in Grand Arénas, a glass-covered car park at Nice Méridia and the “Cote 121″ program in Sophia Antipolis, the Cote d’Azur presented the face of a region in full recovery to property investors at the SIMI trade show in Paris.
An upturn in yields of between 7 and 8.5% in 2014: this is the revelation behind the survey published for the SIMI trade show, where the Cote d’Azur is presenting the new property opportunities available in Sophia Antipolis, the Eco-Vallée and Nice to property investors.
“Connected Health: a market of opportunities”: this is the topic for the round table that will bring together those involved in e-health from Monaco and the Cote d’Azur on 13 November at the Monaco Business Forum.
The Innovation World Cup provides free SDKs, prizes worth more than $ 360,000 and worldwide exposure. Register before November 15 !
ERDF with Nice Grid, the SMEs Greenpriz, Gridpocket, Qualisteo and Team Cote d’Azur will promote the region’s expertise in the field of smart grids at European Utility Week in Amsterdam from 4 to 6 November.
The Cote d’Azur based start-up, GreenPriz, has won the Innovation Award in the “Environment and Energy” category at the Town Hall and Local Authorities trade show for its management and optimisation solutions for electricity consumption.
In early 2013 Qwant launched a French search engine as an alternative to the giant Google. The Nice-based start-up, which has attracted investment from the media heavyweight Axel Springer, has established its R&D team in the centre of Nice and is preparing to launch new services such as Qwant Junior.
Recognising the innovative technology companies with the strongest growth in turnover over the last five years, the 2014 Technology Fast 50 showcases three “French Tech Cote d’Azur” start-ups.
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