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How has France’s Ministry of Health and Solidarity dealt with the challenges of 2020?

Open Access Government takes a look at the ways in which Olivier Véran, the French Minister for Health and Solidarity, has supported French citizens through a health crisis and beyond.
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Open Science in Europe: A challenge to benefit all

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation in France, weighs up the benefits and challenges of achieving open science in Europe.
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France Biotech announces health innovation event

In France, there will be a gathering of French and European health innovation companies, international investors and leading pharmaceutical firms.
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France: Investing in innovation, education and research

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in The French Government explains her stance on the importance of investing in education, innovation and research.

Supporting and funding research in France

The French National Research Agency (ANR) is a public body which comes under the authority of the Ministry of Research, as this profile of the organisation by Open Access Government discovers
food blockchain

Carrefour launches Europe’s first food blockchain

Carrefour will roll out its food blockchain to eight more animal and vegetable products before the end of 2018
tech sector

UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

Britain and France’s leading tech sector will be brought closer together with plans for a digital conference to promote deeper integration in the digital economy The UK’s tech firms have attracted more venture capital funding than any other European country in 2017 putting it at the top of the list...
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France introduces strict cryptocurrency regulations to fight tax evasion

French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire wants a new legal framework for cryptocurrency regulations to overcome tax evasion and terrorist funding The finance minister has ordered France's central bank chief to design the new regulations framework cautioning against 'risk of speculation and possible financial manipulation' associated with cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency sceptics have...
semiconductor material

GaN on Si: An example of the links between academic research and innovation in...

GaN is a young semiconductor material full of promises for research and development, in the view of Director of Research at the CNRS, Fabrice Semond Semiconductor material represents a market of more than $350billion. It is largely dominated, in terms of market, by silicon. However, there are other semiconductor materials,...
deregulation and innovation

Deregulation and innovation: evidence from the electricity industry

Giacomo Valletta from EDHEC Business School sheds light on the key issues concerning deregulation and innovation in the European electricity industry Over the last three decades, the electric industry has changed enormously in terms of deregulation and innovation. Many western Governments have undertaken reforms to break apart and privatize monopoly...
nerve stimulator

Man in vegetative state regains some consciousness through nerve stimulator therapy

A man in a vegetative state in France has regained a degree of consciousness after experimental therapy of placing a nerve stimulator on his chest After being in a vegetative state for 15 years, the unnamed 35-year-old patient responded to nerve stimulator therapy and within a month was able to...

The France Europe 2020 strategy will develop strong research

Open Access Government’s MF Warrender explains how the France Europe 2020 strategy will help researchers respond to the societal challenges of the future

UK and France unite to tackle online radicalisation

Following the recent atrocities in Paris and the UK, The Prime Minister and French President Macron will meet today to discuss online radicalisation
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A strategy for digital healthcare in France

M Warrender highlights the strides made on digital healthcare in France and outlines what Health Minister Marisol Touraine is doing to secure its future Digital healthcare in France has evolved immensely over the last decade. New technology and innovations are leading the way to help to reduce the burden of...

ANR, an actor in building the European Research Area

The French National Research Agency (ANR) outlines how they are committed to increasing the quality of science funding through European collaboration In both basic and applied research fields, funding is becoming increasingly more competitive. As a project-based funding body, ANR – the French National Research Agency – is committed to...

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