Technological areas : EDA, Smart systems & SIP sensors, Process Development, manuf. Science, equipement & mat
SOUTHERN FRANCE IS A POOL OF TALENTED PEOPLE
Among the highest GDP job in Europe and second France GDP/ Job (71 133 €/ year), source Insee 2006.
Second European most productive GDP per hour
( source Eurostat 2007).
Largest Design Community in Europe (over 4000 designers)
( source PACA Competitiveness cluster).
Highest rate of return from french expatriates, who have worked in the IT in the US (20 % of french total), source Interfrench 2007 )
REGIONAL POTENTIAL GROWTH MARGIN
National RFID Center set-up
(partnerships with new clients, network with Singapour)
Promising regional markets in medical devices, clean Energies (PV), logistics, agrofood…).
Double digit growth in Mediterranean countries (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey…).
Ongoing usages Plat-forms in Health, Telecom & Software.
FRANCE : 2nd highest GDP/ hour in Europe (in US $)
productivité du travail PIB/ Heure travaillé Productivité PIB/Emploi
PRODUCTIVITE DU TRAVAIL Source AFII – « La France se compare » 2007 Source EUROSTAT LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY Output per unit of labour input Output is known as GDP = (Total Production Value – Value of Intermediate Input)
Finland is not included (not representative)
Source EUROSTAT- annuaire régional 2007 Données « productivité du travail »actualisées Mai 2008 PRODUCTIVITY PER JOB (Europe)
Total Added Value (GDP) produced
divided by the number of employed people
In all the european Regions
PRODUCTIVITE DU TRAVAIL Provence Region ranks # 2 in France with 71 133 € (among 22) Source INSEE 2006 – PIB par région à prix courant PIB par emploi salariés et non salariés PRODUCTIVITY PER JOB (France) Paris Provence
FDI to MEDITERRANEE: A GROWING PIECE OF CAKE Source: Unctad 2003 2004 2005 2006 FDI amounts, mln €, MIPO
Source MIPO 2003-2006 MAIN FDI FLOWS…
Source MIPO 2003-2007 SMALLER AMOUNTS HIDE A HIGHER INTEREST !
NATIONAL CENTER OF RFID OFFICIAL PRESS COMMUNICATION
Setting-up procedures of certification and Normalization
Follow-up official and legal roadmap
To train people into the SME’s
To inform and to evangelize potential Customers
To collaborate on R&D plat-forms
To define procedures and tests for certification
RFID PLAYERS IN SOUTHERN FRANCE
OPENING OF NEW MARKETS PLAT-FORM BY THE CLUSTER
O BJECTIVE: t o allow tests and prototypes on new applications at very high added value
Funding: from 30 to 75 % of investments & expenditures
Health: innovative and integrative labs
Software: Key technological areas: interoperability & Security, reconfigurability & mobility, validation & tests for critical software, applied support per sector).
1600 to 1700 Kwh/ M2/ year (estimation of 900 Kwc in 2020)
43 Photovoltaic projects, 320 companies, 20,000 jobs
International project (8 countries/ 4,7Bn euros, 3000 engineers).
First Fab in the world to produce Polycrystalline Silicon (400 Mn Euros).
21 research centers (CEA, CNRS, IRSN, Centrale Marseille…).
ARBOIS Technopole: Largest dedicated park in Europe (6000 acres).
LIFE SCIENCE IN PROVENCE
Second Life Science cluster in France (3000 researchers, 20,000 students, 10,000 hospital beds…).
110 companies in Biotech, Pharma and Medical Devices.
Second french area in Clinical trials.
15 research labs and collaborative plat-forms
A world class Biotech Park (Luminy Park)
A STRONG EXPERTIZE TOWARDS START-UP
Second Region in France by the number of new companies launched in 2007 and 2008.
2 incubators dedicated in IT and Life Science.
VC ‘s and Business Angels networks (Viveris, Sophiaeurolabs, Finnadvance, BNP Paribas, Turenne Capital Partners…)
Start in Provence: leading program in France that involves 150 start-up professional partners. Award of the best french economic program in favor of entrepreneurs in 2005.
Great Success Stories by ex. expatriates from the USA (75 companies since 2005) through Home Sweet Home program
EXAMPLE OF PROVENCE START-UP CREATED BY EX.FRENCH EXPATRIATES WHO HAVE WORKED IN THE US The Bakery Animation Digdash Supersonic Imagine Spinroc In Silicio Innate Pharma Digital Keystone Aspect Software