20 Leading Tech Companies to Dominate French Pavilion at GITEX 2017

ArabNet Team, Oct 04 2017

Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at GITEX 2017, held from October 8 to 12 in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).

The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4.

Within the Internet of Things sector, companies will be presenting the latest accessories in the field such as the Wistiki Bluetooth tracker, live video solutions from a smartphone developed by Plussh, a personal multi-user cloud that can save data in a private partitioned space via Helixee by Novathings, and Kerlink’s machine-to-machine communication solutions.

Amongst the group of companies exhibiting, 10 French start-ups will also be making the trip to present advanced novelties and to meet the decision makers and investors attending the show.

“We see GITEX to be the region’s strongest platform to share knowledge and to showcase the best in French technologies and are offering the exhibitors a tailored program to support their development in the Gulf. By taking part in GITEX, strong ties will be developed with local leaders while also introducing French innovation throughout the world of technology”, said Fayssal Majid, head of the French Tech pavilion at Business France.

The French Tech Hub in Dubai was launched a year ago, and is one of 22 French Tech Hubs worldwide and the first in the Middle East. Today, it gathers more than 370 people, around 50 companies, including some success stories such as Sigfox, Fetchr, and Zero 1. 

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