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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

[fr] Piloté par risingSUD, le programme PROGRESS USA de la Région Sud propose un accompagnement individuel permettant aux entreprises de progresser sur les aspects stratégiques de leur développement à l’international sur le marché américain.
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.