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.
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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.
In 2014, France is ranked 10th most attractive country for foreign direct investment according to the A.T. Kearney confidence index, while global investment flows are recovering.
The Pégase Cluster and PACA-EST Incubator held the regional opening of the new incubator for space start-ups: ESA BIC Sud France (European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre) in the presence of the ESA, the CNES and AEROSPACE VALLEY.
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.
Companies who developed innovative solutions in Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Wellness, Gaming & Lifestyle, Safety & Security, Industry 4.0, Mobility, Security, Healthcare, Energy, or Connected Home are invited to participate.
The Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur and the Bosch France Group sign a 2-year partnership for experiments and innovations for the smart management of the electric vehicle fleet and buildings.
The Axel Springer group has invested nearly 10 million euros to finance future developments of Qwant.
The 4th European Innovation Academy brings together 500 students, 100 mentors and 50 professors from all over the world in Nice Sophia Antipolis.
Open source and the IoT, M2M, big data, semantic web, cloud security, frameworks, NoSQL and DIY featured on the programme of this conference where Sophia Antipolis’ experts shared best practices.
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