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First integrated vertiport inaugurated in Paris, epicentre of sustainable Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) in Europe
Groupe ADP and Skyports unveil the passenger terminal testbed for future electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) at Pontoise-Cormeilles airfield, with the support of RATP Group, Paris-Région and the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAG) depending on the French Ministry of Transports.
Choose Europe - European cities and regions join forces to drive investment leadership in sustainable growth and regional resilience.
Collaboration, a human-centric approach, sustainability and quality of life are the shared values that have made the European Metropolitan Regions a driving force in tackling global challenges. This alternative approach has attracted the attention of foreign companies, investors and talent. The European Metropolitan regions are now launching a unique cooperation to safeguard the shared European economic value model and to support sustainable growth in their regions.
At the Viva Technology 2022 trade show, Choose Paris Region has announced that several innovative companies have recently set up operations in Paris Region, thereby confirming the attractiveness of its tech ecosystem.
As the leading region in Europe in terms of R&D spending, the number of researchers and high-tech patents, Paris Region offers one of the most dynamic innovation ecosystems in the world. Viva Technology provides an opportunity for Paris Region to showcase the specific nature of this ecosystem, which is characterized by a concentration of major technology startups, major industrial groups and world-class public and private research centers. The region has eight competitive clusters that illustrate the power and multidisciplinary nature of the innovation in Paris Region, with a strong social and environmental responsibility dimension, in sectors such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, telecommunications, nanotechnology, augmented/virtual reality, 3D animation and quantum mechanics.
With the Olympic Games looming in 2024, Paris Region is re-asserting its status as a premier location for international investment with 20 million sqm of opportunities on offer at MIPIM 2022
Amid a subsiding pandemic and the emergence of new opportunities following Brexit, Paris Region is showcasing itself this year at MIPIM, the largest international maket for real estate professionals in Cannes, as a pre-eminent location for investors, advisors, and international corporations.
Ile-de-France Region, Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group launch the first trials dedicated to new urban air mobility at the Pontoise airfield
Paris Region through Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group inaugurated the test centre dedicated to new sustainable urban air mobility at the Pontoise - Cormeilles-en-Vexin airfield, in the presence of French Minister of Transport Jean-Baptiste Djebbari. The inauguration signals the launch of the first trials in real conditions for eVTOLs - electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft - and all the elements that will eventually enable them to be use. Now a reality in carbonfree aviation, these flying machines offer a multitude of possibilities for the transportation of people and goods, as mobility needs keep increasing.
Paris Region, Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP, Air France-KLM and Airbus are launching an unprecedented worldwide call for expressions of interest for the hydrogen branch in airports
Paris region, Groupe ADP, Air France-KLM and Airbus are launching a call for expressions of interest to explore the opportunities generated by hydrogen in Paris airports with the aim to decarbonize air transport activities. This worldwide call for expressions of interest complies with the French government’s energy transition strategy and supported by the European Commission, which strives for zero-emission aircrafts by 2035.
Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group Announce the Winners of the Worldwide Call for Expressions of Interest Regarding the Setup of an Urban Air Mobility Industry Branch
In order to bring together an ecosystem around urban air mobility in the Paris region, the RATP Group, Groupe ADP and Choose Paris Region launched an international call for expressions of interest on October 1st, with the support of Paris Region. This initiative, the scope of which is unprecedented in Europe, brought together 150 applications from 25 countries. Some 30 winners were selected, with a view to conducting experiments from June 2021 in the test area at the Pontoise-Cormeilles-en-Vexin airfield, which was inaugurated on September 30th, 2020.
Clarion Partners Europe Teams Up With EPA Sénart and Nexity for Major Logistics Investment in Île-De-France
Clarion Partners Europe has chosen EPA Sénart and a Nexity project for its latest investment, southeast of Paris city. France’s leading real-estate services company Nexity is to build a 70,000 sm2 logistics warehouse for the real-estate investment fund manager. This transaction is part of Clarion’s ambitious acquisition strategy in France and the rest of Europe.
Huawei Inaugurates the New Lagrange Research Center for Mathematics and Calculus, in Paris
Built by the will to exchange with the scientific community, the Centre Lagrange’s birth is a new step in Huawei’s continued presence in France.
Huawei announces today the opening of the Lagrange Research center for mathematics and calculus. Under the responsibility of professor Merouane Debbah, R&D Director at Huawei France, the Lagrange research center will host around thirty scientists, with around a third of them being international scientists. They will have the opportunity to evolve within a unique ecosystem, that of the Ile-de-France region which concentrates the highest number of mathematicians in the world and the best universities in the field.
Paris Region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group Announce the Structuring of the Urban Air Mobility Industry Branch With the Creation of a Test Area at Pontoise Airfield and the Opening of a Call for Expressions of Interest
Volocopter, the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility, will be the first industrial player to test their full scale electrical air taxi, the VoloCity, in the Paris Region.
In the current context of environmental transition in air transport and economic recovery, Paris region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group aim to develop an urban air mobility industry branch, with a focus on the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL).
The “Safe Travel Challenge” Call for Applications’ Grand Final: Groupe ADP and Choose Paris Region Announce the Winners
Groupe ADP and Choose Paris Region have announced the winners of the Safe Travel Challenge call for applications. With the support of the Ile-de-France regional authority, this initiative was launched on 27th April to tackle the shared ambition of gradually re-establishing air traffic while boosting passenger confidence.