Four French "Boosters" labelled in the space sector
Four "boosters" have been labelled by French Secretaries of State MM. Jean-Yves Le Drian and Emmanuel Macron, and Minister for Higher Education and Research M. Thierry Mandon. They aim at fostering projects accelerators in the field of space and digital technologies.
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Those organisations will be managed by the Competitiveness Clusters (Pôles de Compétitivité). Their goal is to create a fruitful environment for opening up and fostering exchanges between sectors, in order to harness spatial data and support innovative projects.
Selected boosters are:
- Booster Morespace: located in Brittany - accelerate the use of satellite data and techniques in the maritime area;
- Booster Nova: located around Toulouse, Bordeaux and Montpellier - support emerging services and startups in 6 areas: blue growth; energy; smart cities; agriculture; space and quality of life control; Southern economies;
- Booster PACA: located in Provence-Alpes Côtes d’Azur - create applications on: security, ecotechnologies, geolocalisation and smart cities;
- Booster Seine Espace: located between Paris and Normandy - create services on: cities and mobility; logistics; energy; climatology; environment; leisure activities; education; etc.
For further information, please click here (in French).