A high-quality and varied French offering on show at Oceanology International 2016

Top Quote Sixteen innovative French companies will be showcasing products, technologies and innovations across a 180m2 area on the Business France pavilion (stands J200, K200 and K300) at the Oceanology International 2016 trade show, ExCeL London on 15-17 March. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 02, 2016 - Business France, the national agency promoting internationalisation of the French economy, will be organising the pavilion in partnership with the Méditerranée and Bretagne Atlantique "Pôle Mer" innovation clusters.

    Oceanology International is Europe's only event targeting marine exploitation, research, the offshore industry (oil, gas and renewable energies), instrumentation, geophysics and all sectors applicable to the marine environment. As such, it represents an ideal opportunity for French suppliers keen to meet with key decision-makers, find a partner or introduce their products and technologies to foreign professionals in the sector.

    According to the Pôle Mer clusters, France's maritime economy currently represents revenue of €53 billion and employs 300,000 people. The world's second largest exclusive economic zone (EEZ), with a maritime surface area of 11 million km2, France definitely has a strong hand to play when it comes to capturing a significant share of these expanding markets. New activities, which did not exist ten years ago, are now worth almost $190 billion.

    Between now and 2020, emerging markets such as extraction of marine minerals, marine energy, algae-based biofuels and aquaculture should generate global sales of almost $450 billion a year.

    Come and see the full range of French expertise at stands J200, K200 and K300 on the Business France pavilion, where the following companies will be exhibiting:

    CADDEN SARL: supplies sensors and systems for positioning, guidance, oceanography and navigation - www.cadenn.fr

    CISCREA: cameras and subsea lighting, subsea junction boxes and switches - www.ciscrea.fr

    COMEX SA: the global leader in human and robotic subsea engineering, technology and intervention - www.comex.fr

    FIT ESIC: an engineering company specialising in high-precision surveys and measurement - www.fit-esic.fr

    FLUIDION SAS: autonomous sampling and measurement systems for environmental monitoring - www.fluidion.com

    HYDROPTIC SARL: measurement and control devices and meteorological equipment - www.hydroptic.com

    IFREMER: marine exploitation research institute - www.ifremer.fr

    LAPP MULLER: custom cabling systems for maritime and subsea work - www.lappgroup.com

    OPEN OCEAN SAS: online decision support solutions for the marine industry (on-demand metocean studies) - www.openocean.fr

    OSEAN SAS: subsea lighting and electronic systems for subsea intervention - www.osean.fr

    POLE MER BRETAGNE ATLANTIQUE and POLE MER MEDITERRANNEE: innovation clusters with a global reach; development of the maritime and coastal economy - www.pole-mer.fr

    SATT OUEST VALORISATION: offers businesses attractive innovation resources resulting from public research - www.ouest-valorisation.fr

    SIG FRANCE: marine seismic equipment, sparker and boomer sources, acoustic sources and electrodes (the multi-strand model of which is well known on ships) - www.marine-seismic-equipments.com

    SUBSEA TECH: subsea cameras, subsea intervention and inspection, and surface drones - www.subsea-tech.com

    TECHNICAP: a full range of products and measurement instruments for the marine industry - www.technicap.com

    A full list of French exhibitors on the Business France pavilion at Oceanology International 2016 can be found here: www.oceanologyinternational.com/

    About Business France
    Business France is the national agency promoting internationalisation of the French economy. It is responsible for fostering international expansion and export growth among French companies, as well as seeking out and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes the attractiveness and economic image of France, its companies and its regions. It manages and develops the International Company Volunteering (V.I.E.) scheme.

    Established on 1 January 2015, Business France was formed by merging Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency. Business France has 1,500 employees in France and 70 other countries. It is supported by a network of public and private sector partners.

    For more information on Business France, visit www.businessfrance.fr or contact:
    Claude Ménard, Project Manager
    Business France
    Tel: +33 (0)1 40 73 30 97
    E-mail: claude.menard ( @ ) businessfrance dot fr
    Website: www.businessfrance.fr

    For more information on this press release, contact:
    Fran Lambert, Communications & Marketing Adviser
    Business France - The French Trade Commission in the UK
    Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3613
    Email: fran.lambert ( @ ) businessfrance dot fr
    View other press releases at: www.youbuyfrance.com/uk/

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