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French-American Digital Lab 2016 Startups Selected

Six French startup teams have been selected to participate in the 2016 New York edition of the French-American Digital Lab.
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Paris-New York Tandem Transatlantic Cultural Exchange Kicks Off

Paris and New York—two cities with deeply intertwined cultural roots—are renewing their historic bond this summer through a five-month transatlantic cultural exchange. Kicking off on June 7th, the Paris-New York Tandem will feature over fifty events in both cities that incorporate artists, artworks, and themes native to the other.
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La French Tech at South by Southwest 2016

For the third year in a row, La French Tech will have a major presence at South by Southwest and present a series of varied events showcasing the best of French creation.
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Successful First NY Session of French-American Digital Lab Concludes

The first session of the French-American Digital Lab // Connecting Cultures, established by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and co-produced with Business France, concluded on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, after a stimulating week of creative sessions and networking.
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Ten Emerging Start-ups Selected for the French-American Digital Lab

A group of 10 French start-ups were selected to participate in the inaugural New York session of the new French-American Digital Lab // Connecting Cultures exchange program, established by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in August [link], co-produced with Business France (international French agency for business development), and supported by the Institut français.
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Think Inside the Box

Bibliothèques Sans Frontières' (BSF) "Ideas Box" is an innovative new way to to provide marginalized communities with cultural and intellectual materials. And this summer, an Ideas Box is coming to the South Bronx, thanks to BSF and the Cultural Services.
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French-American Digital Lab: Call for Applications 2015

Applications are now open for the first session of the French-American Digital Lab, a creative workshop for startups and content creators from the cultural sector. Session 1: New York will be hosted by the Made in New York Media Center by IFP and will take place from in November 16 to November 25, 2015.
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Digital Cultures: Week in Review

July 7, 2015—A lot of events and initiatives are in the spotlight in the digital field this week. From the exciting new program for startups, French-American Digital Lab, to the very famous French Festival in Avignon, here’s what you need to know.
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Best of France at SXSW 2015

South By Southwest (SXSW), one of the biggest festivals in the US for film, music and digital technology, will gather around 300,000 participants in Austin March 13- 22, 2015. French professionals will not be left out.
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Summer Opens with International Innovators in NYC

In June, La French Touch Conference united leaders in the digital, tech, lifestyle and design fields in France and New York. Fleur Pellerin, French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism, and French Nationals Living Abroad, and Axelle Lemaire, French Secretary of State for Digital Affairs, both spoke at the conference.