Business visits, business, web conferencing, exhibitions … this year, 4,770 events are labeled "industrial weeks" throughout France. Since its inception in 2011, the industry week aims to put the value of the French industry, its ecosystem and innovation.
At the national level, it is managed by the Ministry of Economy and Finance through the General Directorate of Enterprise (DGE). This is done in partnership with many companies and institutions such as Bpifrance and France Industrie. The Industrial Week 2018 edition brought together nearly 360,000 participants from across the country.
French Fab Tour
For the French Fab Tour 60 dates are programmed. Days in the presence of actors of the French Fab ecosystem were organized throughout France. These days, morning is dedicated to the public school, with educational interventions. Lunch with employees or business leaders is possible, prepare afternoon "business". In March, it will be organized for two days in Lyon (5 and 6), Clermont-Ferrand (11), Grenoble (14), Sochauku (19), Le Creusot (21), Pithiversu (26) and Bourges. (28.)
Ephemera factory "Smile Ile-de-France"
This ephemeral factory will be installed in the Science and Industry Center from March 22 to March 31, 2019. For young people, this activity shows different industrial phases of design to product production. Employees will also present their work and will be available for discussion. The goal is to create an interest in young people. This event is organized by Metallurgical Industries Group (GIM) and will be free.
Agnes Pannier-Runacher, State Secretary for Economy and Finance, will make a trip devoted to "industrial conquest" in Dous on March 19th. She will visit PSA's site in Sochauck and the location of Guillin, which specializes in the production and marketing of thermoformed plastic containers in Ornans.
Factory of industry
This Think Tank, dedicated to the industry, offers several events. A seminar on the robotics and autonomy of the operator is organized by the Association of Metallurgical Industries and Crafts on March 21. But a round table on the trade in digital transition in the Centuater in Paris on March 18th. The industry is also a partner of InnovaTech challenges. The selected teams across France must present an innovative product or service related to the industry of the future. The finals will be held on March 19th.
Industry in Arts and Crafts
Various art and craft homes host several types of events. Conferences on topics such as "What will be our business in tomorrow's industry?" in Angers on March 18, will be held with stakeholders in industry. The Open Door Day is being held on March 23 at Chalons-en-Champagne and Lille. Deputy CEO Atos Charles Dehelli and Francis Rossignol, Manager of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul in Safran, will speak in Bordeaux on the theme "The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Business". During this week, the school also communicates about the research it has conducted on youth and the industry whose figures promise: 80% of high school students have a good opinion of the industry.