What’s new in France - June 2017

A unique startup ecosystem, finding a PhD, Master or summer programmes in France, awards... A selection of the latest news of the academic sector in France!

Zoom on Station F

Converting a train station into a unique startup campus with over 3000 desks, 10 international startups programmes, an on-site fablab, a variety of events spaces,... that is the STATION F project, an initiative by Xavier Niel.

Academic News

A selection of what is going on in the academic sector in France.
- France will be hosting the 11th edition of the International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO 2017), to be held at Sophia Antipolis from 22 to 29 August.
- 7th edition of the AEF Award for Universities and Enterprises.
- France Alumni, a network for former international students in France.
- Disrupt Campus, supporting digital innovation and entrepreneuring.

Studies in France

- Find your summer programmes in France!
- Find a Master programmein France!
- Find a PhD in France!

Awards and nominations

Some news about French awards and nominations.
- Claire Voisin, 2016 Gold CNRS Medal, won the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences.
- Jean-Marie Tarascon, laureate of the CNRS Medal of Innovation 2017.
- French Mathematician Yves Meyer reveives Abel Prize.
- Sandra Rey, EU Women Innovator laureate for her work on biological lighting system.

Published on 08/06/2017

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