Sophia Antipolis, 29 November 2017
Bringing 24 trade associations comprising 3000 companies
During its 70th General Assembly, ETSI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the French Federation of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Industries (Fédération des Industries Électriques, Électroniques et de Communication - FIEEC), an industrial federation gathering 24 trade associations in the sectors of electrical, electronic, digital and durable consumer goods industries.
The FIEEC represents 3000 French companies (of which 87% SMEs) with 400,000 employees and a turnover of over 100 billion euros (46% exported). Innovation is a priority, with 16% of the employees and 8% of the turnover being dedicated to R&D. The FIEEC is instrumental in helping build a French industrial strategy based on economic growth and competitiveness and answering future market needs in terms of innovation though an ambitious R&D policy. New activity sectors include renewable and energy efficiency, smart home, health, ageing population, digital infrastructure, digital confidence and mobility.
The press release in French is available on our website.