United Arab Emirates, December 2020 – Gathered by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, twelve innovative tech start-ups are in Dubai to meet visitors and investors from the Middle East, and to participate in the region’s major digital transformation programs.
Within this context, a panel discussion at the show will involve Kat Borlongan, Director at La French Tech, the French government-led taskforce built to bolster France’s start-up sector on the following topic: “how are global governments and policymakers safeguarding the heartbeat of innovation in this new reality?”
“In line with its ambition to become one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, the United Arab Emirates has implemented several initiatives and investments to ensure their technological transition. Thanks to the high quality of the bilateral relationship between France and the UAE, Business France, the national Agency responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, facilitating international investment in France is delighted to connect 12 promising French companies eager to share their expertise and innovation with a view to forge local partnerships in the Middle East”, commented Frederic SZABO, Managing Director Business France Middle East.
Dawex has returned to the show for the second year in a row to present a completely secure data marketplace platform based on big data. Mybea is showing a new beach and pool management application for hotels, which makes it easier for guests to order hotel and restaurant services online. The small startup Bear Studio is also attending. It has just developed a new digital solution to help IT project managers develop and finalise their digital ideas. Nucleon Security, a start-up at the cutting edge of innovation, is presenting a cybersecurity platform based on artificial intelligence and big data. Another exhibitor is Urbest, which is developing a solution to simplify communication between different groups of users by reducing latency and producing behavioural analyses. MyBop is also part of the French delegation and is presenting a new control terminal that improves the customer experience.
The French Tech pavilion is showcasing several innovations introduced by leading French companies such asAthesi, that will be exhibiting enhanced, hard-wearing smartphones and tablets for mobile professionals looking for robust products. Acoba is presenting a white label, cloud-based video surveillance platform. IT-Development will be showing a click-on-site software solution to reduce the costs and improve the management of Telecom infrastructures. Cybelangel is attending for the second time, with a new offering that reduces corporate digital risk by detecting critical data leaks outside the firewall. Evolis is returning this year with its printer, which prints and customizes plastic cards such as ID badges, payment cards, travel cards, loyalty cards and student cards. Taztag, which has also attended in previous years, is exhibiting custom biometric equipment for fingerprinting, facial recognition and iris recognition.