Côte d’Azur BioTech : InnoSkel Launches with €20 Million Series A Financing

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InnoSkel, based in Nice Côte d’Azur and Sophia Antipolis,  is a newly launched platform biotechnology company pioneering gene therapies for rare skeletal disease. The company announced that it has raised €20 million in a Series A financing round. The fundraise was co-led by Jeito Capital and Vida Ventures, with additional support from Région Sud Investissement […]

Sophia Antipolis: Nicox raises €15 million in private placement

Nicox SA, based in Sophia Antipolis, an international ophthalmology company, announced a financing through a private placement via the issuance of 3,529,565 new ordinary shares with gross proceeds of €15.0 million. The Company was previously financed to complete both the Mont Blanc Phase 3 trial for NCX 470 and the Mississippi Phase 2b trial for […]

Testimonials from Life Sciences companies

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Alan Howard, European Society for Medical Oncology “Nice quickly emerged as the right choice due to its talent pool which enabled us to develop our business activities here, in particular in technical terms.” Alan Howard, CEO of the European Society for Medical Oncology 2012, European Society for Medical Oncology *** Andrew Trapani, Dow France “We […]

Why OMONOVO chose to set up on the Côte d’Azur

OMONOVO is an expert in the field of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Well-being and Personal Development. The company was created in Barcelona in 2016. Its main objective is to bring a solution to the health and well-being issues faced by millions of people. How to find and identify the relevant discipline with the relevant practitioner? Based […]

The biotech company Phenocell settled in Grasse

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Phenocell is a research-based biotechnology company specialized in the creation, production, and commercialization of cellular models for research and drug discovery. Brigitte Onteniente, CEO of Phenocell, tells everything about the settlement of the company on the Côte d’Azur and the goals for the year to come. Can you tell us about your business?  Innovation is […]

Innovative City Will Take You to the Heart of Innovation in Nice

Innovative City, Smart City’s largest international conference, returns to the Côte d’Azur on July 5th and 6th, 2017 in Nice, one of the world’s Top 10 Smart Cities according to Juniper Research (2016). Companies, startups, researchers and local authorities will be in attendance to present their latest innovations concerning Smart City. Notable exhibitors will include Alstom, Bouygues, Cisco, Enedis, GRT Gaz, Orange, Schneider Electric, Thales and even Vinci, as well as startups from the […]

LifeScientis chooses Côte d’Azur for Biotech R&D center

LifeScientis, Biotech activity center of Teclis group, settled on the Côte d’Azur in 2016. Team Côte d’Azur facilitated their integration into the local Health ecosystem. Franck Chuzel, founder of LifeScientis, explains why this investment on the Côte d’Azur is a strategic one for his company. What does LifeScientis do ? LifeScientis Biotechnologies, is the activity center dedicated to the Life Sciences […]

X-Torp a Serious Game for Alzheimer’s patients

X-Torp is a multiplayer Serious Game that helps stimulate the cognitive functions of patients with early-stage Alzheimer’s.  It was developed by a consortium composed of Genious, the Research team CoBTeK (Nice CHU, University of Nice, Inria) and the Innovation Alzheimer Association. X-Torp : a video game for Alzheimer’s patients The game is designed for people diagnosed with the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. It was developed by the Genious Group in […]

Connected Health & Silver Economy at Innovative City Conference

Innovative City, the international conference dedicated to the development of Smart Cities, is slowly releasing the program for this year’s conference June 16 and 17, 2016. Two prominent themes of this years conference will be connected health and the Silver Economy. There will be several discussions and demonstrations about these themes given by experts and […]

The Cote d’Azur: a European Hub for Health Sciences

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Patricia Lay, Head of life science & cosmetic projects at Team Côte d’Azur explains why the Côte d’Azur is positioning itself as the gateway for American health science companies entering the European market. You went to the San Diego BIOCOM event in February on behalf of Team Côte d’Azur, could you explain your reasons for attending […]