France Technology – So French, so innovative

To mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the French Republic and the People’s Republic of China, France-China Committee (Comité France Chine) is launching a campaign to promote French technologies and innovation in China.

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Franco-Chinese diplomatic relations, France-China Committee (Comité France Chine) is launching the campaign "France Technology - So French, so innovative". This campaign is intended to promote all facets of French technological innovation, including its great industrial achievements and future successes, to all parties dealing with French companies in China.

Backed by a tradition of world-class scientific research, France is a real land of innovation, with high-tech global champions in every industry. Champions capable of meeting the immense challenges and needs that face us in tomorrow's world, especially in the key fields of smart green cities, low carbon & energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, better healthcare, sustainable industries, safe & quality food, information and communication technology, innovative services and smart lifestyle.

During this campaign, which will be rolled out until the end of 2014, France-China Committee (Comité France Chine) and its partners will hold two major events:

- The French Innovation Festival – from 1 to 15 November 2014: a discovery of French technologies through open days put on by French companies for visitors to their Chinese business premises. This festival will enable a selected public to find out about the French companies’ production facilities, know-how and technological successes.

- The Innovation Awards for Franco-Chinese Teams – on 4 December 2014: prizes awarded to innovative Franco-Chinese teams under the sponsorship of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. The different awards (Young Talents / R&D / Industrial applications / Internet user / Innovative SMEs) will reward and distinguish projects of excellence. “France Technology” campaign is initiated by France-China Committee (Comité France Chine) and supported by more than 40 companies partners of this event including Dassault Systèmes, DPCA, Havas, Institut Mérieux, Schneider Electric, Alstom, INPI, Safran, and Suez Environnement.

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Agenda France-China 50