The INPI is placed under the authority of the French Ministry for the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. Among its missions, the INPI delivers indusrial property rights, and keeps the French National Register of Trade and Companies.
Europanova, non-governmental organization promoting public debate and the general European interest, is a center for reflection and European action based in Paris. It aims to promote the general interest of European citizens and is implementing a number of operational programs to strengthen the European identity.
Thales is an electronics group specializing in aerospace, defense, security and ground transportation. The group is present in 56 countries and is one of the world leaders in the market. Thales was created from the merger of Alcatel and Dassault Electronique and Thomson CSF in 1998.
Public incubator whose mission is to facilitate the creation of businesses valuing the research results. Supporters: Ministry of Research, ESF, Ile de France Region, DRIRE and City of Paris.
Supports projects developing innovative technologies in three areas: Software and ICT, Life Sciences and Engineering.
The action of the embassy is based on that of its many services and consulates in New York, Boston, Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta and San Francisco.The Embassy of France in Washington DC is the most important French diplomatic mission in the world.
BlaBlaCar is a carpool service that connects drivers and passengers wishing to share a ride and fees. 2004: the first version of the site (Covoiturage.fr) / 2008: Covoiturage.fr is the most used carpooling site in France / 2015: BlaBlaCar = 290 employees, 20 million users, 19 countries
"Public Investment Bank" - French agency for financing and business development. It particularly supports with the support of public policies SMEs, ETI and innovative companies. Bpifrance plans to invest 12 billion euros in 2017. Its capital is now 21 billion euros.
The College de France offers high-level non-degree courses in seven disciplines (mathematics, physics, natural, philosophical and sociological, philological and archaeological sciences). Classes are free and open. 9 professors teaching at the College de France received a Nobel Prize, 4 the Fields Medal and 2 the Abel Prize.
Shanghai Eagle Media was established in 2008 to facilitate French productions in China. Eagle Media has an extensive international network of artists. Eagle Media contributed to numerous commercials brands: Audi, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Avene, Microsoft, CocaCola, Decathlon...
Established in 1945 in order to democratize access to high public office, it now aims to ensure the selection and training of senior officials. The ENA has trained three presidents and seven prime ministers. It is the 10th higher education institution that has trained most presidents in the world.
The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a technical university specializing in science and technology, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and founded in 1853.
For the 2015-2016 school year, it accounts 10'124 students from more than 112 nationalities and 5630 employees including 338 teachers.
Engineering School founded in 1882, ESPCI is one of the top French engineering schools (Shanghai Ranking 2010). With many industrial partners (such as Michelin, Saint-Gobain, Total...) ESPCI ParisTech is a founding member and a member of PSL and Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Foundation for research.
Founded in 2011, Expliseat produces the lightest aircraft seats in the world (Titanium and carbon fiber). 2014: approval by EASA and FAA. This is the first ever certified composite seat (only 4 kg against 10 kg usually). Several airlines have adopted it: Air Méditerranée, FlyCAA or Air Tahiti.
FNEGE aims to develop in France the higher education in management. Funded programs have enabled the creation of a high-level senior management faculty and the development of management research. It also organizes forums on topics of common interest.
Fosun is the largest private conglomerate in China mainland. It is divided into 3 main areas: health (nutrition, environment, pharmacy, medical services, care for the elderly, diagnostic tools), finance (asset management, insurance, online finances), entertainment (sports and games, fashion, tourism).
Inaugurated in 1928, the IHP is a project of mathematicians Émile Borel and George Birkhoff who wanted a course and international exchange center in mathematics and theoretical physics. The Institute is composed of about twenty people and co-led by the mathematician winner of the Fields Medal in 2010 Cédric Villani.
The mission of the Institut Louis Bachelier - a profit association - is to enable research in economics and finance, to make it accessible to the public and to allow the interaction between research and economic actors. The institute provides researchers, working areas and disseminates research.
International actor for counseling and technologies, specializing in Data and Digital, Keyrus's mission is to help companies take advantage of the paradigm of Data and Digital to enhance their performance, facilitate and accelerate their transformation and generate new growth drivers, competitiveness and sustainability.
L'Atelier BNP Paribas aims to identify disruptive innovation and help organizations to launch their innovative projects in all segments of their business. Today, there are three divisions, one in Paris (France), second in San Francisco (US) and the last in Shanghai (China).
LMP offers to candidates and representatives tools that revolutionize their way of campaigning and interact with citizens. The startup offers various services: analysis and mapping of territories, organization and management of campaigns, contacts database management. It has participated in 340 electoral campaigns since its inception.
Founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1976, Microsoft's main business is to develop and sell operating systems and software. Microsoft's business strategy has enabled it to run on most desktop computers. (Windows occupies more than 90% market share worldwide)
Ecole des Mines, founded in 1783, is one of the oldest French engineering schools. Today in the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Digital, it is attached to the Mines-Telecom Institute, member of PRES ParisTech, and founding member of Paris Sciences and Letters (PSL).
The idea was born in 2010 when Pomf with no computer is interested in Korean players commenting parts of video games on the internet. The following year, their chain is the most watched in France, they launched a new concept: comment live in a public place. Their videos have been viewed 108 million times.
Pharos Education & Cultural Consulting Group is a Sino-French company specialized in educational engineering on behalf of international higher education institutions. Pharos has more than sixty French and Chinese higher education institutions among its clients.
The PSA Group is a French automobile manufacturer which operates automobile brands Peugeot, Citroën and DS. The company is the market leader in 2013 with 29% market share. In 2014, it sold about 3 million vehicles, it is also the third exporter of France.
"Paris Sciences and Letters (PSL) Research University" is a community of 25 Parisians universities and institutions addressing various fields of science, arts and letters. PSL was established to increase the global reach of the French higher education while promoting collaborative projects.
Founded in 2012 in Strasbourg Rondol Industry is specialized in the research and development of new products and innovative processes. It manufactures machines for transforming polymers on a microscopic scale. It exports its equipments in the world. Rondol received the prestigious Healthcare & Life Sciences Award.
Founded by Mélanie Marcel and Eloise Szamutala specialized in the area of responsible innovation, SoScience! helps companies and advises them to define their strategy of responsible innovation. It has as partners: MIT, Ashoka, CNRS, European Commission and as clients: Total, Renault, Google, Danone and Carrefour.
Founded in 2013, Stimshop specialized in the "proximity marketing" and designs tools on mobile devices for outlets and public places. The startup has developed many services as Stim Pass (to remove the queues) or Stim Comm (to secure data transfers in mobile payments).
The objective of Swissnex is to promote excellence of Switzerland as a world's leading country in innovation, research, technology and higher education. Swissnex is developing such partnerships (public-private, university-business) in China but also the United States, Brazil and India.
Created in 1971, the Paris-Dauphine University is specialized in organizations and markets sciences. Some examples of lessons: management, economics, law, humanities, political science... Dauphine is a member of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles and a founding member of Paris Sciences and Letters (PSL).
The University Paris-Diderot is specializing in science, health, human and social sciences, arts, humanities and languages. Among the personalities linked to the university, two teachers have won a Nobel Prize, and two others have held the office of minister of Education in France.
The company launched its Wizr platform, enabling its customers to access aggregated data in real time from Twitter or Facebook. Its technology scans, second by second, all public posts and tweets on Facebook for trends, identify what makes the buzz, whether negative or positive.