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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:

 
ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
THE EXCEPTIONAL ASSETS OF THE PROVENCE-ALPES-COTE D’AZUR REGION
• One of the only regions in Europe with a critical mass of skills in microelectronics, telecommunications, software and multimedia based around the Mobile Valley in Marseille and a technical park dedicated to TIC - Sophia-Antipolis.
• Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is the leading region for the production of semi-conductors in France accounting for around 40% of national production.
• Worldwide innovation capacity and expertise in rapidly growing markets and in particular a pioneering region in contactless technologies: chip cards, electronic labels, passports.
• The presence in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur of standardisation bodies which are fundamental for the European telecommunication standards 3G and Internet: ETSI and W3C Europe.
• Combined test platforms centres on usage (health, tourism, natural risks, wireless communication, etc.) intended for professional in the sector.

 KEY FIGURES FOR THE SECTOR
• 41,000 jobs in the Information and Communication Technologies
• 30 major worldwide groups
• 18 research and training structures of world renown
• 2 national reference centres: RFID center (in Rousset) and Innovation Center for Health Usage (in Nice)

A DEDICATED CLUSTER : SCS Cluster
http://www.pole-scs.org

DOCUMENTS
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