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In 2019, the French AI startups raised the most funds in Europe

France has fully grasped the game-changing challenges brought by AI technologies and asserts its strategy in the battle for AI supremacy. With more artificial intelligence (AI) startups created every year, massive investments in these startups and a high level of R&D spending (2.9% of GDP), France is one the main European players in AI.

For Danish investors, France is going in the right direction

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Danske Bank and the French Embassy in Denmark, with the support of Business France, organized an “Investors’ Day” event in Copenhagen, in the presence of Chris Vogelzang, CEO of Danske Bank and Caroline Ferrari, French Ambassador to Denmark, to discuss the pro-business climate initiated by the French government.

4 reasons to hire a V.I.E international trainee

In 2019, Business France organized a series of challenges named Grand Prix V.I.E in the 4 Nordic countries. The V.I.E trainees from each country were invited to participate and compete with the production of a short video presenting their experience as international trainees. Here come the awarded videos, a great job done by our talented V.I.E, each providing one more reason to start using this program to develop and grow your business in the Nordics.

SLUSH 2019 is live! French tech startups are ready to shine in the darkness

Everything is bigger this year at SLUSH, and the French delegation makes no exception to this. Business France will welcome on its pavilion 12 companies that are either startups or scaleups, ranging from the food industry to different fields of technology. Business France also organizes learning expeditions for 8 companies at the event.

French flexicurity - Part 4: tax reforms

President Macron engaged in 2018 a series of reforms to transform and modernize the French taxation system, increase France's attractiveness and make French companies and companies based in France more competitive. In his report “France Flexicurity”, Edward Hamilton analyses the tax reforms undertaken to bolster the business environment.

French flexicurity - Part 3: the vocational training reform

In his report on the French Flexicurity, Edward Hamilton analyses the reforms undertaken by President Macron to transform the French social model. The vocational training reform is one of them. This reform aims at developing and strengthening the competitivity of the employees by improving the quality and access to training.

French flexicurity - Part 2: the labor market reform

In his report on the “French Flexicurity”, Edward Hamilton, Labor Market Expert at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) analyses the reforms undertaken by President Macron to transform the French social model. The labor law reform is the backbone of this structural change. The goal of the labor market reform engaged in September 2017 is to give a major impetus to the French economy and to favor employment by modernizing and adapting the French labor code.

Meet the Wellness companies of Occitanie at EcoLife Scandinavia

Meet the wellness companies of the French region Occitanie at EcoLife Scandinavia in Malmö on November 13th & 14th . Four innovative companies will showcase their products on the Occitanie region pavilion, stand D21.

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