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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GreenPriz – Winner of the “Environment & Energy” Innovation Award at the Town Hall and Local Authorities trade show
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.
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.
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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