Developing the Industry of the Future

#2 in the world

for aerospace exports

(UN Comtrade, 2019)

€23.1 billion of R&D expenditure 

in the manufacturing industry

(MESRI-SIES, 2019)


in nuclear expertise

(SFEN, 2019)

Fostering a comprehensive ecosystem conducive to investment in high-technology industries

Industrial excellence

France has been the leading host country for industrial investment in Europe for the last 15 years, with 1/4 of foreign investments in industry.

Strong government support for innovation

Innovation is an integral part of the 2025 Productivity Pact. France is aiming to have a breakthrough, technology-based economy by 2025.

La French Tech

The “La French Tech” initiative brings together the most buoyant digital ecosystems throughout France.

Reinventing tomorrow’s High-Tech Industries

“La French Fab” is the new inspiration for industry. It supports a more digitized and respectful industrial era, deeply committed to designing disruptive and innovative industrial processes, always seeking to preserve an equal balance between working conditions and well-being. Passionate about energy efficiency and limiting the impact on the environment, France is at the cutting-edge of the digital transition, leading the next eco-industrial revolution.  

Börje Ekholm, Ericsson

La French Tech

Launched in 2013, the French Tech initiative has been implemented by the French government to structure and reinforce the existing ecosystem of startups and entrepreneurs, to accelerate growth and support the momentum of “La French Tech”, and also to step up its international influence.

La French Tech at CES 2019 

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