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Competitiveness and Innovation in the French Composites Industry Through the “France 2030” Relaunch Plan

07 Mar 2024
Agora 5

The Country on Stage France session will showcase the dynamism of France’s composites industry through two panels sessions, including experts from the office of the French Prime Minister (the General Secretariat for Investment, SGPI) and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), highlighting the “France 2030” relaunch plan advanced policy, illustrated by the project for the new generation of recyclable composite components and government support for R&D, and talent development.

The exchanges will also cover the regional innovation ecosystems in the composites industry, including the example of the Lorient Composite Valley Cluster in Britanny. All will be enhanced by success stories from businesses that have accepted to share their experiences.

An introductory speech by Marie-Cécile Tardieu, COO of Business France, will focus on FDI in France in connection with the latest investment projects in the composites industry.

  • Introductory speech and focus on FDI in France in connection with the latest investment projects in the composites industry:
    • Marie-Cécile TARDIEU, COO, Business France
  • France 2030, Towards a Circular Economy:
    • Mathieu BRANDIBAT, Senior Advisor for Critical & Sustainable Materials, General Secretariat for Investment - SGPI
    • Jean-François GERARD, Deputy Scientific Director of CNRS Chemistry, French National Center for Scientific Research – CNRS
  • Composite Materials & Regional Attractiveness:
    • Nicolas ABIVEN, President, SolidSail Mast Factory - Chantiers de l'Atlantique
    • Arnaud CACQUEVEL, Marketing Manager – Innovation, Bretagne Développement Innovation
    • Erwan GROSSMANN, Design Office Manager, KAIROS
    • Arnaud RENTENIER, Director of Business Support and Innovation, Audélor
Moderator
Mr Antoine THEVENIN, Key Account Manager - US/Canada - BUSINESS FRANCE
Speakers
Mr Nicolas ABIVEN, President - SolidSail Mast Factory - Chantiers de l'Atlantique
Mr Mathieu BRANDIBAT, Senior Advisor for Critical & Sustainable Materials - General Secretariat for Investment (SGPI)
Mr Arnaud CACQUEVEL, Project Manager of Competitive Sailing & Wind Propulsion sectors - Bretagne Développement Innovation
Mr Jean-François GERARD, Director of PEPR RECYCLAGE France 2030 Program - French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Mr Erwan GROSSMANN, Design Office Manager - KAIROS
Mr Arnaud RENTENIER, Directeur Appui aux Entreprises et à l'Innovation - Audélor
Ms Marie-Cécile TARDIEU, COO - BUSINESS FRANCE
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