Public and private partners

La French Tech

“La French Tech” refers to all the people working for or with French startups , in France or abroad.
This ecosystem is made up of entrepreneurs, obviously, but also investors, engineers, designers, developers, associations, bloggers, media, big companies, and government agencies… All the players who are working towards startups’ growth and international promotion.

CCE - French Foreign Trade Advisor

Present in 146 countries, CCEs form an active network of over 4,000 members at the service of French companies around the world.

Selected for their competence and their international experience, the 'Conseillers du Commerce extérieur de la France' (CCE - French Foreign Trade Advisor) are appointed for three years through a prime ministerial decree, on the recommendations of the Minister for Foreign Trade. For more than 115 years, on a voluntary basis, they have been placing their experience at the service of France's economic presence around the world. Japan has a network of 50  French Trade advisors.

French Embassy in Japan

The Economic Affairs department is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the situation and policies relating to economic, industrial, financial, commercial, ecologic and agricultural issues in Japan.

The Science and Technology department monitor and report advances in S&T in Japan through newsletters and diplomatic channels, promote bilateral partnerships in science, technology and innovation, foster exchanges and increase mobility of researchers, doctoral students and entrepreneurs, increase the visibility of France’s foremost laboratories, universities and start-ups, support young innovative companies and the internationalization of competitiveness clusters, ...

CNRS North Asia

The CNRS office for North Asia, based in Tokyo, is the link between CNRS - and, more generally, all CNRS-related French research - and Japanese, South Korean  and Taiwanese research institutions. It has beeen created in 1991 and is currently located in the "Maison Franco-Japonaise" (日仏会館) in Tokyo, which also hosts the UMIFRE 19, the joint center betwen CNRS and French Minister of Foreign Affairs for the study of contemporary Japan.

In Japan, CNRS currently has 4 Joint research units with academic partners (one of which also includes an industrial partner), many research networks, and several cooperation agreements with research institutions and funding agencies.

Business France

Export : Business France helps companies in France expand abroad by boosting their exports.

Investment : Business France promotes the business attractiveness of France, its companies and its regions, providing customized support to foreign investors.

Business France is a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy that was formed through the merger between Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency on January 1, 2015.
It advances and promotes business throughout France, and by French companies abroad.
Thanks to its extensive network and dynamic team of 1,500 professionals, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, Business France is involved not only in getting projects off the ground but also in following up and ensuring their long-term success.

BPI France

The French Public Bank is a one-stop-shop for all entrepreneurs that need to find financial solutions in order to develop their innovation and business activities.

French Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCIFJ)

CCIFJ is a business community of more than 500 French and Japanese companies and 1500 decision-makers.

CCIFJ offers a complete range of services in order to develop its activities in Japon :

  • Events
  • Business Development and activities outside Kanto region
  • Employment and training
  • Publications
  • Business support

CEA Tech - Japan office

CEA Tech is a large technology research institute boasting high-quality facilities staffed with world caliber engineers in the field of advanced microelectronics and microsystems, new energy technology, computing and software systems. CEA Tech develops and disseminates new technologies for industry, effectively bridging the gap between the worlds of research and business.

CEA Tech is the CEA’s (the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energy Commission) technology research unit. CEA Tech’s three labs—Leti, Liten, and List—develop a broad portfolio of technologies for ICTs, energy, and healthcare. Leti : micro- and nanotechnologies and their integration into systems. List : smart digital systems. Liten : new energy technologies and nanomaterials.


Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 39 billion euros in 2014 and 156,000 employees worldwide at 31 December 2014, including 99 400 employees in France. Present in 29 countries, the Group has a total customer base of 244 million customers worldwide at 31 December 2014, including 185 million mobile customers and 16 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.


With more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. In Japan, Capgemini is present with more than 120 associates, focusing on the finance and manufacturing industry.

Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and bring them innovation and competitivity. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Digital Garage

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. History of the Internet, the Story of DG.

The history of DG started when we created the first personal homepage in Japan in 1994. DG has always been at the forefront of the times and marched along with the growth of the Internet. Robot type search engine services, developing e-commerce sites, offering settlement and logistics platforms, blogs search, integrating CGM and advertisement, supporting the operation of social media, and expanding the payment solutions to Asia – our constant involvement in such a range of cutting-edge Internet businesses has enabled us to accumulate experience and achievements that are now the source of our strength and capability in generating high value added contexts.


At Criteo, digital performance marketing is what we do.

Measuring return on post-click sales, Criteo makes ROI transparent and easy to measure.  Criteo has 1,600+ employees in 27 offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, serving 8,500+ advertisers worldwide with direct relationships with 10,000+ publishers.

Our effectiveness is underpinned by an exceptionally large number of preferential relationships with publishers, maximizing the opportunities for our clients to engage the most qualified buyers. As well as:

  • $430bn sales transactions analyzed in 2014
  • 740bn+ ads served in 2014
  • 1.1bn unique users globally on the desktop (comScore MMX, March 2015, Age 15+)
  • $19bn in post-click sales in the 12 months preceding March 31, 2015
  • 8,500+ advertisers across 75+ countries