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Investment in Northern France : ICT | ICT

gaming, bigben, video games, IT

A new gaming hub in Hauts-de-France

22 Oct 2019 | Front page, ICT, Investment

Bigben, a key player in the French multimedia sector, has outsourced its gaming hub/video games to a new company - Nacon

cybersecurity, vade secure, IT

Cybersecurity: Vade Secure brought into the American fold

15 Jul 2019 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

In Lille (Hauts-de-France), the cyber security start-up Vade Secure has raised 70 million euros from an American fund to accelerate its international expansion.

drones, logistics, aeronautics

Airbus drones used for logistics in the Hauts-de-France

28 Jun 2019 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

The Hauts-de-France region is investing in providing logistics companies with a dynamic and comprehensive working environment and its latest project is the development of drone delivery on the eValley site....

services, CGI, IT

CGI, a Canadian IT company is setting up new operations in Arras

22 May 2019 | Front page, ICT, Investment

CGI, a Canadian IT services group which already has a presence in Hauts-de-France, is opening its third regional office in Arras with plans to create 100 new jobs.

acpqualife, hps, online payment

ACPQualife expands its reach in Hauts-de-France

10 May 2019 | Front page, ICT, Investment

IT systems performance expert ACPQualife, a subsidiary of the international group HPS, has announced the opening of its sixth French office in Lille.

logistics, e-commerce, E-Valley

E-Valley: Europe’s largest logistics project now under construction

15 Feb 2019 | Front page, ICT

E-Valley’s building permit has been signed, and Air Base 103 in Cambrai will soon be converted into an e-commerce logistics platform. Take a sneak peek inside the largest European smart hub, at the...

CGI, Retail, Innovation, Technology, home of the future, Lille, Hauts-de-France

CGI: The store of the future in the heart of Lille

19 Oct 2018 | Front page, ICT

A close relationship, personalized offering, time savings… With its full-scale store of the future, Canada-based CGI is helping to create a unified buying process for consumers. Explanations.

innovation, agriculture, Hauts-de-France

AgriLab: Agriculture 2.0 in Hauts-de-France

16 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, ICT, Health Nutrition

Located on the UniLaSalle site (Beauvais), AgriLab is an all-new collaborative innovation centre for the agriculture sector in Hauts-de-France.

AgTech Willems

AgTech—where agriculture meets technology

26 Mar 2018 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Today’s agriculture presents farmers with new and ever-changing challenges, starting with fine-tuned management of land and other resources. Technology is one way to meet these challenges—and AgTech can...

cybersecurity, IBM, hauts de france

IBM opens cybersecurity center in Hauts-de-France

27 Feb 2018 | Front page, ICT, Investment

IBM chose Lille to host its French Security Operations Center (SOC), a state-of-the-art 24/7 hub serving companies in France and their foreign subsidiaries.

animation, film, Emile Awards

Emile Awards shine spotlight on Hauts-de-France

19 Dec 2017 | ICT, Front page, A region on the move

On December 8, Lille hosted the first Emile Awards, honoring Europe’s finest animated films—and underscoring the region’s role as a rising star in the industry.

animation, Lille, digital

Grid opens new audiovisual studio in Greater Lille

11 Oct 2017 | Front page, ICT, Investment

Belgium-based Grid has opted to open its third office in Hauts-de-France—proof that Lille’s highly developed digital ecosystem is a strong selling point for animation studios.

Altimance, Valenciennes, IT, investment

Rigby Group chooses Hauts-de-France

13 Jun 2017 | Front page, ICT, Investment

Rigby Group subsidiary Altimance, an IT services specialist, will soon begin operations in Valenciennes, joining La Serre Numérique, La Nouvelle Forge and La Cité des Congrès in the Rives Créatives de l’Escaut...

Giroptic makes a splash with Facebook

22 May 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

At Facebook’s annual conference in California, an enthusiastic Mark Zuckerberg gave a Giroptic iO camera to every attendee—and wrote a $1 million check to the Lille-based start-up.

The Emile Awards are Europe’s “Oscars of animation”

Lille to host Emile animated film awards ceremony

20 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France has been selected to host the first Emile Awards ceremony honoring Europe’s finest animated films. The distinction underscores its international reputation for animation know-how and position...

French Tech Ticket

06 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Greater Lille hosts three foreign start-ups for a year under the French Tech Ticket program.

Valenciennes-based Rubika produces new animation

Rubika captures the spotlight—again

03 Aug 2016 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Supinfocom Rubika, Northern France’s world-class incubator for animation and the digital arts, has proven its excellence once again, winning a new award at an international animation seminar in Los Angeles.

OVH invests €1bn to grow

OVH unveils plans for €1bn expansion

08 Apr 2016 | ICT, A region on the move

OVH, Europe’s leading web hosting company, has just unveiled a massive five-year investment program totaling nearly €1 billion. Aim: expand its international reach and consolidate existing data centers.

Northern France IT team wins

3D Duo wins MAGIC prize in Monaco

08 Apr 2016 | ICT, A region on the move

Northern France-based 3D Duo took top honors for its video game “Epic Loon” at the 2016 edition of the Monaco Anime Game International Conference (MAGIC).

Northern France shines again at CES2016

Region shows flair for innovation at CES 2016

07 Mar 2016 | A region on the move, ICT

For nearly 50 years, the Consumer Electronics Show has been THE international showcase for new technologies, and this year France made the strongest showing after the United States, with over 190 exhibitors....