EURIPIDES Eureka cluster delegation visits Canada (June 8–12, 2015) [fr]
The Scientific Service and Regional Economic Service provided support for the National Research Council of Canada’s initiative involving a visiting delegation representing EURIPIDES, the Eureka cluster focused on the integration of smart electronic systems.
- (left to right/ de gauche à droite): Rémy Renaudin, Operation Manager, EURIPIDES 2 Jean-Luc Maté, Chairman, EURIPIDES 2 Judith Young, Director General of Government and International Relations, National Research Council of Canada Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis, Ambassador of France to Canada Louis Marcotte, Director General, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
- Photo Credit: NRC-CNRC Photo
The bulk of this visit, which took place June 8–12, 2015, in Montreal and Ottawa, consisted of visits to companies and research laboratories, as well as round-table discussions and B2B meetings with representatives of Canadian companies and the heads of five scientific departments of the NRC.
The Ambassador of France delivered an opening address at the workshop session organized by the NRC in Ottawa on June 10th. He discussed the major issues involved in French and European economic diplomacy and recent initiatives in this field, particularly the French Tech program.
EURIPIDES aims to support collaborative industrial research regarding the integration of smart electronic systems in the aerospace, automobile, energy, health, security, transportation, and mobility sectors.