The French digital cluster is fully dedicated to the cultural and creative industries: virtual reality, entertainment (video games, serious games, animation, cinema, media and TV, sound and music, graphic design) and e-commerce.
It hosts start-ups as well as large and renowned international companies, a business incubator and an accelerator, which enables it to stimulate experienced businesses while the innovative projects are supported and take advantage of the know-how and experience of the cluster.
Research laboratories are also present and dedicated to virtual reality, man-machine interactions, gestural interactions, perception and visual cognition, among other.
It is looking for institutional partners in Japan, that can be clusters, incubators or R&D institutions, in order to establish business partnerships. It can propose its services to the companies or researchers hosted or accompanied by its partners that are interested in the European market.
Indeed, the French cluster is able to host and accompany businesses in setting up an office in France; it can also welcome and accompany start-ups in its business incubation programme, and help them in order to access funding opportunities for their projects, among other services. Furthermore, the cluster can put into contact French companies from the industry, hosted within its premises, with Japanese companies or researchers for technology or commercial collaborations, and help the Japanese company develop its business on other European markets.
The French cluster offers to work under a services agreement with its partners and their members. If partners have experience collaborating under other partnership models, it is open to discussion.