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National Public operator serving the internationalization of the French economy, Business France values and promotes the attractiveness of the offer of France, its businesses and its territories. It promotes the development of trade between French and North American companies.
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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France.
It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.
Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners.
FRENCH HEALTHCARE is an innovative initiative aimed at bringing together French stakeholders in health ecosystems (companies, researchers, health professionals, public stakeholders…) to promote their activities, expertise, and technologies internationally. French Healthcare stakeholders are united and visible thanks to a single and powerful brand. France has one of the most dynamic healthcare ecosystems in the world. For France, BIO 2019 will be a hit again! 107 biotech companies will be showcasing their amazing innovations to be able to meet investors, journalists and potential partners to accelerate their growth! Meet them on BOOTH #2109!
France is a top player in Healthcare!
Healthcare has always been a central industrial activity in the French economy. Today, there are more than 3,000 healthcare businesses in France, generating revenues of nearly €90 billion. Within these healthcare industries, the 247 pharmaceutical businesses hold a prominent role, being responsible for €54 billion in revenues and employing nearly 100,000 people. This industry is very internationally focused, achieving half of its revenues through exports.
- France is the 5th large producer of medicinal products in the European Union.
- France has the 2nd largest number of healthcare biotechnology businesses (720), of which the great majority are SMEs and startups.
- France is the 5th largest market in the world and the 2nd largest in Europe for both medicinal products for human use and medical devices.