Category Entrepreneurs

Fashion Tech: 3D printed and laser cut dresses at Paris Fashion Week

Last week Iris van Herpen presented her latest work at the Fashion Week: a combination of haute couture and technology. The Dutch artist is very keen of 3D printing and laser cutting to realise extraordinarily dresses. The collection called “Shift Souls” was displayed on January the 21st at Palais des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Laser cut […]

Report Erasmus-Descartes conference on AI

On the 15th and the 16th of November 2018, the Netherlands and France organised a conference on Artificial Intelligence. This conference, called Erasmus-Descartes, gathered over 50 experts and 250 attendees in Paris. The Erasmus-Descartes conference is an annual bilateral event aimed at strengthening existing partnerships and identifying new opportunities for joint action. As the 2017 […]

MIT’s “Innovators Under 35” EU Summit in Paris reaffirms European innovative potential

On any given day, the halls of the world’s biggest start-up campus, Station F, are filled with enthusiastic entrepreneurs and tech-prodigies. This time was no different and yet it was: on the 4th of December, MIT Technology Review, in partnership with BNP Paribas, organised their annual “Innovators under 35” Europe summit. Each year 35 carefully […]

Alliander verkoopt laadpaaldochter Allego aan Franse Meridiam

Bron: FD Alliander verkoopt haar dochteronderneming Allego aan Meridiam, een Franse belegger gespecialiseerd in de ontwikkeling, financiering en het beheer van duurzame infrastructuurprojecten. Dat maakte het FD vandaag bekend. Alliander kondigde in januari al aan Allego in de etalage te zetten. Allego ontwikkelt voor gemeenten, provincies, bedrijven en vervoersmaatschappijen laadoplossingen en laadinfrastructuur voor elektrisch vervoer. […]

PRESS RELEASE – Paris Region launches the “AI Challenge Paris Region 2018”: the first international challenge dedicated to startups

Thursday 12 april, 2018 Today, after announcing it during the Las Vegas CES last January, Valérie Pécresse, the President of Paris Region, launched the one-million-euro competition “AI Challenge Paris Region 2018”, the first international challenge dedicated to startups, in the presence of Alexandra Dublanche, vice-president in charge of economic development at the Paris Region, Christophe […]

Two roadmaps towards an international Circular Economy

2018 is announced to be the year to accelerate the transition towards a Circular Economy by both the French and Dutch government. The linear economy (take, make and throw away) is untenable. Both governments agreed that we need a new model in which the value is created to stay and not to be thrown away […]

Kansen voor de NL’se Life Sciences & Health sector in Frankrijk

Bent u werkzaam in de Life Sciences & Health sector in Nederland en heeft u interesse in de Franse markt? Dit blog schetst de kansen voor LSH in Frankrijk naar aanleiding van een recent verschenen marktrapport dat is uitgevoerd in opdracht van de Nederlandse Ambassade in Parijs. LSH is nu één van de focusgebieden binnen […]