June 25th: French Economic Minister visits Boston [fr]
Following his visit to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2015, Emmanuel Macron, Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector, will visit New York, Boston and Washington from June 24 to 26. The objective of this visit is threefold:
To highlight French expertise in state-of-the-art technology - French tech, biotech, and medtech - and to exchange views about U.S. experience in the field of innovation;
To promote France’s attractiveness and to highlight the reforms under way in France;
To strengthen bilateral industrial and trade relations with the United States
Program for the Minister’s stay in Boston
Thursday, June 25 – Boston
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm: Visit to Year Up: non-profit organization that promotes education and workforce training for young Americans (aged 18-24) from disadvantaged backgrounds.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Visit to Harvard Innovation Lab.
6:15 pm to 7:45 pm: Reception at Genzyme with the French and American biotech community.
For more information on the Minister’s stay, please consult the website of the French Embassy in Washington, DC.