Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

Capgemini recognized as a Leader for Big Data and Analytics Services by NelsonHall

PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Overall NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Big Data and Analytics Services. According to the report, … Read the full press release

Capgemini acquires Insurance IT services firm TCube Solutions, Inc.

This acquisition strengthens Capgemini’s leadership in the financial services sector PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today the acquisition of TCube Solutions, Inc., an Insurance IT services firm, the largest independent … Read the full press release

Capgemini acquires Idean a digital strategy and experience design consultancy

PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today the acquisition of Idean, a fast-growing digital strategy and experience design consultancy, headquartered in Palo Alto, with additional studios in Austin, Los Angeles, New … Read the full press release

Capgemini enhances its cybersecurity offering for the connected car

PARIS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the launch of a new offer designed to enhance the security of connected vehicles, vehicle manufacturing plants and the enterprise IT systems of automotive … Read the full press release

Dassault Aviation to showcase its ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet and Falcon 2000LXS twin at Aero India

Aero India, February 14-18, 2017, Bangalore, India Saint-Cloud, France, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Aviation will present its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets alongside its Rafale fighter jet at Aero India, India’s largest airshow. The eleventh edition … Read the full press release

AREVA TN to supply second TN®81 cask to ANSTO

PARIS, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA TN signed a contract by end of 2016 with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) for the supply of a new TN®81 cask for the transportation and the storage of universal residues issued … Read the full press release

Preply, plateforme d’amélioration continue pour le tutorat et les études en ligne, arrive en France

PARIS, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Preply, plateforme internationale de tutorat et d’études, annonce l’opportunité pour les étudiants et les enseignants français de développer leur carrière dans un monde en constante mutation. Le site aide les utilisateurs à trouver les meilleurs … Read the full press release

Safran Reosc selected by CNRS and LULI to equipt the Apollon laser with high-performance light path mirrors

Saint-Pierre du Perray, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Reosc has signed a contract with French National Scientific Research Center CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) to make the high-performance light path mirrors for the Apollon laser being built by the … Read the full press release

Safran Identity & Security and FotoNation to bring joint biometrics solution for mobile devices to the Indian market

Safran Identity & Security and Tessera Holding Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary FotoNation Limited, have signed a cooperation agreement to deliver the most advanced iris authentication biometric security solution for mobile devices to the Indian market. PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

Safran to end 12 years of sponsoring the IMOCA Ocean Masters Circuit in June 2017

PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After twelve years of commitment on the IMOCA Ocean Masters circuit, three Vendée Globe and numerous podium finishes, the construction of two boats with Marc Guillemot and then Morgan Lagravière, Safran has decided to withdraw … Read the full press release

Biometric technologies from Safran Identity & Security ensured successful 2016 elections in the Ivory Coast

In 2016, Safran Identity & Security, a global leader in identity and security solutions, was selected by the Ivory Coast’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to assist with two very important elections for the country: the constitutional referendum on October 30 … Read the full press release

CFM International introduces its new president and CEO Gaël Méheust

Brings a wealth of CFM history to the role West Chester, Ohio, U.S.A., 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CFM International (CFM) today named Gaël Méheust as its new president and chief executive officer, effectively immediately. Mr. Méheust is replacing Jean-Paul Ebanga, … Read the full press release

Construction of €492M Rijnland Route in Netherlands to stimulate economic growth

A JV with cutting edge expertise in tunneling, consisting of TBI companies Mobilis and Croonwolter&dros, DIMCO (DEME Infra Marine Contractors) and VINCI Construction Grands Projets A new road to connect Katwijk and Leiden in South Holland, Netherlands A €492 million … Read the full press release

The PSA Group and URYSIA partner to assemble Peugeot vehicles in Kenya starting June 2017

PARIS, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The PSA Group and URYSIA today signed a contract to assemble Peugeot brand vehicles in Kenya. This assembly project will begin in June 2017 with an annual volume of over 1,000 units in order to meet … Read the full press release

Eurazeo and InfraVia become share holders of Fonroche Solaire’s business

PARIS, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 2, 2017, the shareholders of Fonroche, a key player in the renewable energy sector, announced the spin-off of the company’s businesses into two separate groups: – Geothermal and biogas activities, kept entirely by the … Read the full press release

Capgemini maintains position as a leader and star performer in Everest Group’s IT Outsourcing in PEAK Matrix™ Assessment

2016 PEAK Matrix™ assessment names Capgemini a leader and star performer New York, Paris, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today that for the second consecutive year it has maintained its position … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space ready to ship Brazil’s SGDC Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite to launch pad in French Guyana

CANNES, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The dual use (civil and military) SGDC Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for Brazil is ready to be shipped the Kourou launch pad in French Guyana to be launched … Read the full press release

Vivendi announces the appointment of Marie-Annick Darmaillac as VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

PARIS, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announces today the appointment of Marie-Annick Darmaillac as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility. She reports to Frédéric Crépin, Member of the Management Board and General Counsel of the Vivendi group. Before joining Vivendi, Marie-Annick Darmaillac … Read the full press release

AXA, SUEZ to provide global service offer and solutions against flooding to communities

PARIS, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA and SUEZ agreed on a partnership to improve resilience of cities and territories against flood risks. By joining their competencies, the two groups will propose solutions to communities and industries to help them improve resilience1 … Read the full press release

ENGIE Hellas to provide total facility management services for the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens

ENGIE will service 28,000 square meters (sqm) of the Greek National Opera building, which includes 2 stages, a dance school, rehearsal rooms, admin areas and other supporting facilities. PARIS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE Hellas, a fully owned subsidiary of the … Read the full press release

“Smart” concept for cover planting wins Farming by Satellite Prize

The 3rd Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Monday 23rd January at International Green Week in Berlin. The overall winner of €5,000 was a team from ISA Lille in France with … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release

STFC’s Hartree Centre to receive UK’s first Bull Sequana X1000 supercomputer

SWINDON, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The high performance computing needs of UK industry and academia are set to receive a tremendous boost thanks to a major collaboration between STFC’s Hartree Centre and leading digital services company Atos UK&I. The collaboration includes … Read the full press release

STFC: Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) in France turns 50

SWINDON, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fifty years of world-leading research is celebrated today as one of the UK’s major international research facilities marks a major milestone. Since it was founded, on 19 January 1967, the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) in France, which … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space delivers 10th Eurostar satellite SES-10 to Cape Canaveral for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX

TOULOUSE, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SES-10, the 10th Eurostar satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, has left the Airbus cleanrooms in Toulouse, France, and has been shipped to Cape Canaveral for its forthcoming launch by … Read the full press release

Airbus calls on SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and students for the “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” challenge

Aims to foster innovation for its brand-new laser-based space communication system Winner will be awarded €75,000 investment and will get support of Airbus BizLab TOULOUSE, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmitting large volumes of data in near real time through space at … Read the full press release

Societe Generale announces changes to its Group General Management team

PARIS, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Societe Generale Group has been committed to an ambitious transformation plan to develop its customer focus and adapt its operating model to contend with the major changes affecting the banking market worldwide, and … Read the full press release

The Crédit Agricole group the first French bank to obtain BS 10500 certification for its anti-corruption system

PARIS, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Crédit Agricole group is the first French bank to obtain certification for its anti-corruption system. This BS 10500 certification, delivered by SGS, recognises the Group’s determination and the quality of its programme for preventing … Read the full press release

Bordeaux Métropole awards deep geothermal energy concession to ENGIE

La Défense, France, 13-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fully committed to the energy transition in its area, Bordeaux Métropole (comprising the city of Bordeaux and some of its suburbs) is taking another step forward in its Climate Plan with the creation of … Read the full press release

ENGIE announces partnership with ANER to accelerate the development of renewable energies in Senegal

”The agreement we have signed today reflects our desire to be a major stakeholder in renewable energies and services in Africa and to solve the huge energy supply problems found on the continent.”, Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE CEO. La Défense, France, … Read the full press release