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Recent scientific news from France, or related to France and the USA, about discoveries, research policy and organizations.

  • NETVA 2017: 20 High-Tech French Startups heading to North America!

    Discover the laureates of the 8th edition of NETVA! The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and its partners are proud to present the 20 French startups which have been selected to take part in the 2017 edition of NETVA which offers a personalized support program in order to familiarize them with the North American markets.

  • Glasses and Friendships: a French-American Scientific Collaboration

    Tale of a successful French-American collaboration between Patrick Charbonneau, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics at Duke University and French researchers, including Francesco Zamponi, CNRS Research Scientist at the ENS-Paris Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, on the mystery of glass.

  • 79th Straight Success for Ariane 5

    On Thursday, June 1, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the French Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting two new telecommunications satellites: ViaSat-2, built by Boeing for operator ViaSat Inc., and Eutelsat 172B, built by Airbus Defence & Space for operator Eutelsat.

  • Competitiveness Council: “Space: an ambition for France, a chance for Europe”

    A meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council was held in Brussels on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Frédérique Vidal, French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, responsible for space policy, represented France at the meeting and reminded delegates that “space is an ambition for France and a chance for Europe.”

  • 78th straight success for Ariane 5

    Thursday May 4, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the French Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting two new telecommunications satellites. The flight marked the European launcher’s 78th straight success since 2003, the fourth launch of the year from the CSG and Ariane 5’s second in 2017.