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One of the great strengths of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is its diversity of sectors of activity. They include:

 
Optics Photonics
THE EXCEPTIONAL ASSETS OF THE PROVENCE-ALPES-COTE D’AZUR REGION
• 2nd region in France for optics
• Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is one of the five most innovative areas in the world in the field of complex photonic systems.
• 30% of R&D optical activities in France occur in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.
• A very dynamic field: 600 jobs created in the region between 2006 and 2009.
• A site that is unique in France: Technoptic, in Château-Gombert, Marseille - a purpose-built “technology hotel” of 3,500 m² (started in 2010, opening in late 2011) to house young companies in this field. This is a combination of business incubator, serviced offices and technology platform.

 KEY FIGURES FOR THE SECTOR
• 14,000 jobs in the field in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
• 200 companies
• 2,000 R&D staff and 54 research laboratories
• 5engineering schools and more than 20 higher education training courses

A DEDICATED CLUSTER : Optitec
http://www.popsud.org

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