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12 June 2024

A look back at the BIO International Convention 2024

From June 2 to 6, risingSUD was present alongside the Eurobiomed cluster at the head of a regional delegation of companies* that travelled to San Diego, California for the BIO International Convention.
05 June 2024

300 business leaders and agency partners come together on a quest for audacity

On May 30, risingSUD organised a special event at Casa Delauze that brought together 300 key figures from the business world and public institutions to hear inspirational accounts of how audacity can pave the way for innovation and growth.
28 May 2024

Viva Technology 2024, another success for regional companies

With over 165 000 visitors and almost 13 500 start-ups in attendance at its most recent edition, Viva Technology has confirmed its position as Europe’s leading trade show dedicated to technological innovation and start-ups.
27 May 2024

HUMANE MACHINES – An Interview with Inclusive Brains Founders

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) models can now understand and reproduce human language like never before. But this is not enough for machines to truly get what makes each of us unique and to achieve optimal human-machine interactions. The solution, according to the founders of Marseille-based startup Inclusive Brains is to combine multimodal generative AI with neuroscience.
22 May 2024

Brazil welcomed at the 2024 edition of the Festival de Cannes

On May 15, risingSUD, in partnership with the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, welcomed a delegation of 21 Brazilian companies from the audiovisual sector, which were accompanied by the Brazilian economic and creative development agencies Investe Sao Paulo, Cinema do Brasil, and CreativeSP.
29 April 2024

The Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region welcomes the Olympic Games

Hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in France goes far beyond the organisation of a sporting event. It's an extraordinary opportunity to boost the country's economic development and enhance its global tourism appeal.
29 April 2024

The Olympic marina is ready to welcome the 2024 Games

Located in the heart of the South of France, the Olympic marina in Marseille is prepared to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
29 April 2024

Fil Rouge is making half the T-shirts for the Olympic Games volunteers

Fil Rouge, a Marseille-based company committed to the social and solidarity economy, has been selected by Decathlon, the official supplier to the Olympic Committee, to manufacture half of the T-shirts for the 45 000 volunteers at the Olympic Games.
18 April 2024

CARBON: key milestone reached for the construction of solar panel gigafactory in the South of France

On Thursday April 18, 2024, Nicolas CHANDELLIER, the director general of CARBON, officially submitted the building permit application for Europe's largest photovoltaic factory to the city hall in Fos-sur-Mer outside of Marseille.
17 April 2024

Enhanced cooperation between Norway and the South of France

From April 9 to 11, the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region welcomed a Norwegian delegation of 25 companies and economic stakeholders for a fact-finding tour focusing on the decarbonization of shipbuilding and maritime passenger transport.
06 March 2024

The South of France continued to attract investment and talent in 2023

Despite the global instability and a downturn in international investment in Europe, the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region remained a highly attractive location for business in 2023 with 117 incoming projects from 28 countries that will generate 3693 jobs over the next three years.
14 February 2024

risingSUD unveils its CSR action plan

risingSUD, the Region Sud’s economic development and attractiveness agency, has officially unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) action plan.
07 February 2024

Did you say investment friendly?

In January, the risingSUD was delighted to welcome four international delegations who came to learn more about the region's economic advantages, development opportunities, quality of life, and business ecosystem.
31 January 2024

Business fundraising: the South of France in the TOP 3 for 2023

In Extenso Innovation Croissance consultancy, the ESSEC Business School, and the France Angels investment network published their report on company fundraising in 2023.
17 January 2024

A look back at CES Las Vegas 2024

After a successful trip to CES Las Vegas, our 15 regional start-ups are back from Nevada with a wealth of new contacts and international business opportunities!
17 January 2024

risingSUD on a prospecting mission to London

Regional culinary specialities as an opportunity to build international relations... A look back at risingSUD's networking mission to London!
04 January 2024

Dare to make it happen in 2024!

In 2023, alongside the Région Sud and its President Renaud MUSELIER, risingSUD has succeeded in meeting the challenges of attracting new projects and investments while supporting the development and energy transition of both companies and territories across our beautiful region.
19 December 2023

A look back at BioFIT 2023

On 12 and 13 December 2023, Marseille hosted the 12th edition of BioFIT, the international technology transfer event that fosters partnership opportunities for emerging biotechnologies.
06 December 2023

A look back at the World Nuclear Exhibition 2023

The 2023 edition of the World Nuclear Exhibition was held from November 28 to 30 at Paris - Nord Villepinte, and welcomed more than 23 600 visitors and nearly 780 exhibitors from 88 countries.
29 November 2023

CES Las Vegas: our start-ups are in the pole position

On Tuesday, November 28, risingSUD president and Région SUD councilor Bernard KLEYNHOFF unveiled the list of 16 start-ups* that will make up the regional delegation to the upcoming edition of the CES Las Vegas technology trade fair that will run from January 9 to 12, 2024.
29 November 2023

BIOFIT, the international biotech event, comes to Marseille

On December 12 and 13, Marseille will host the 12th edition of BioFIT, Europe's leading event for technology transfer and for identifying early-stage innovations in life sciences from public research institutions, academic spin-offs, and emerging biotech companies.
22 November 2023

Embark on South Space Days in Colorado & California

On the occasion of the 39th edition of the Space Symposium, the world's premier gathering of the space community, risingSUD and the Région Sud, in partnership with Business France, the SAFE cluster, and the French space agency CNES are launching "South Space Days @Space Symposium”. This customized support program will be part of the French Space Days, which is part of the symposium and runs from April 8 to 12, 2024 in Colorado Springs, USA.
22 November 2023

Nine start-ups ready to attract investors at SLUSH 2023

On November 30 and December 1, risingSUD will be supporting nine regional companies looking for investors during an immersive business mission to Helsinki, Finland, as part of the European Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) program.
15 November 2023

Akidaia wins a prestigious CES 2024 Innovation Award

Akidaia, a start-up based in Nice specializing in managing access control for digital interfaces using offline identification procedures, has won a highly regarded CES 2024 Innovation Award in the "Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy" category.
15 November 2023

The South of France makes connections at MEDICA Düsseldorf 2023

This year, Düsseldorf transformed itself into the world capital of medicine as it hosted the MEDICA 2023 trade show from November 13 to 16. A delegation of healthcare experts from the South of France ensured the regional health innovation ecosystem remains in the global spotlight.
18 October 2023

Take part in a business delegation to Japan

French companies seeking to expand international and boost their development in Japan can apply to the BUSINESS TOUR Japan 2023!
18 October 2023

The Région Sud will be at the SIA2023 agricultural fair

The Région Sud will be hosting a stand at the 2024 edition of the Salon International de l'Agriculture that will feature producers, companies, and entrepreneurs from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
03 October 2023

Apply to the PROGRESS USA 2023 program

13 September 2023

Discover Utah’s opportunities with the Region Sud !

Want to boost your growth in the United States? Join the business delegation traveling to Salt Lake City from January 10 to 12, 2024 !
30 August 2023

Join us at the Nice Climate Summit on September 28 & 29

The Nice Climate Summit is an excellent forum for discussion and debate, and will be held on September 28 & 29, 2023 at the Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice.
26 July 2023

(Re)discover the platform for business and industrial real estate in the region

The platform for promoting regional real estate and industrial properties is a real success, and the number of turnkey offers continues to grow.
19 July 2023

Apply to the PROGRESS USA 2023 program

The PROGRESS USA program helps companies in the South of France develop the strategic aspects of their expansion into the US market.
12 July 2023

Take part in a business delegation to Japan

French companies seeking to expand international and boost their development in Japan can apply to the BUSINESS TOUR Japan 2023!
12 July 2023

CGI opens a new office in Avignon

CGI, a global leader in business consulting and IT services with 91 000 employees worldwide, including nearly 15 000 in France, has chosen Avignon to open a new  Innovation Center.
07 June 2023

risingSUD at the 1st edition of GITEX AFRICA

With nearly 900 tech companies, 30 government delegations, and 250 global investors, GITEX AFRICA reinforced risingSUD's economic ties with the Moroccan and Mediterranean business ecosystems.
17 May 2023

€97 million investment to create a biocluster in the South of France!

On Tuesday May 16, French President Emmanuel MACRON announced the creation of two world-class healthcare clusters in the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.
26 April 2023

risingSUD is committed to the climate

risingSUD has joined the CEC climate accord for businesses and is now working alongside nearly 70 institutions and companies in Provence-Corsica representing €7 billion in revenues. Together, they are committed to creating a more sustainable, greener future.
05 April 2023

Sport & Impact event: a victory for regional attractiveness

Every year, the South of France plays host to some of the world's greatest sporting events. And soon, the world's cameras will be focused on us. In 2023, World Cup of Rugby will be played in the stadiums of Nice and Marseille.
22 March 2023

A look back at our trade mission to Morocco

The trade mission to Morocco led by Bernard KLEYNHOFF was part of risingSUD’s continued efforts to strengthen economic relations between the two shores of the Mediterranean.
01 March 2023

A record year for attracting foreign investment to the South of France!

With 124 new companies from 30 countries and the creation of 4147 jobs, the Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region has achieved a record year for its economic attractiveness.
15 February 2023

SpacePharma sets up in the South of France

The microgravity research leader SpacePharma decided to locate to Sophia Antipolis in the South of France for the territory's innovation ecosystem, infrastructure, and geo-strategic position.