15 days of festivities to celebrate the spirit of innovation boosting Franco-Chinese technological success
As part of the “France Technology – So French, so innovative” publicity campaign, from November 1 to 15 the France-China Committee (FCC) and its partners will organize the 1st edition of the French Innovation in China Festival in ten Chinese cities: Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macao, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Wuhan and Zhuhai.
The operation is designed to promote contacts between engineers, businesses and economic and political leaders via a French technology discovery campaign based on:
- Innovation conferences involving experts and scientists, hosted by the FCC in Tianjin, Shanghai, Chengdu and Wuhan;
- Over 20 open days when innovative French companies will open their production plants and R&D centres to the public revealing their know-how and high-tech achievements;
- Partnership events: Shenzhen – IN-Pulse Digital Forum, Zhuhai – Airshow, Wuhan – Sustainable City, Hong Kong – France Land of Innovation, Chengdu – Bibendum Michelin Challenge etc.
French companies hosting open days include Air Liquide, Alstom, Areva, Dassault Systèmes, DPCA, Institut Mérieux, Fives, IPSEN, L’Oréal, Michelin, Mixel, Safran, Schneider Electric, Suez Environnement and Total, who take the lead in partnering current and future Chinese business in key sectors such as energy, smart towns, sustainable transport, healthcare, industries of the future, food industries, digital industries, innovative services and style and culture.
A promotional campaign bolstering the attraction and economic growth of French business in China
French companies all agree that their growth in China is down to their high-tech expertise, which has been the driving force in their globalization.
Franco-Chinese cooperation creates jobs in France and China and eventually leads to ever more shared inventions between Franco-Chinese teams to conquer global markets.
This celebration will be a chance for businesses involved to display previous technological success stories and future initiatives and plans that have a major positive impact on the local society and economy.
The French Innovation Festival has been made possible by the support and participation of: Alstom, Areva, Dassault Systèmes, DPCA, Institut Mérieux, Fives, IPSEN, L’Oréal, Michelin, Mixel, Safran, Schneider Electric, Suez Environnement and Total
In collaboration with: The French Embassy in China, IN-Pulse Digital Forum, France Terre d’Innovation, Fudan Hospital, Michelin Bibendum Challenge and Zhuhai Airshow.
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