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28 May 2018
Investments for the future: discover Territories for the future book
Since 2010, Caisse des Dépôts has put its expertise and network at the service of innovation and manages the investments for the future entrusted by the French government. 8 years later, many projects have come to life in the territories. This book is above all a human adventure: experts, project leaders, elected representatives and citizens tell their story of the investments for the future.
07 May 2018
PIA, Bpifrance and Réseau SATT: boosting public research start-up companies
256 companies have been created with the help of Technology Transfer Acceleration Companies (French acronym: SATT)* since 2012. 74% of them were supported by Bpifrance through various innovation financing schemes, including Fonds national d'amorçage (FNA), managed as part of the Program of investments for the future (French acronym: PIA).
09 April 2018
Investments for the future: launch of the call for projects Territorial schemes for educational guidance towards graduate education
The €250mn call for projects "Dispositifs territoriaux pour l'orientation vers les études supérieures" (Territorial schemes for graduate education studies), managed by Caisse des Dépôts on behalf of the State, was launched on 6 April as part of the 3rd Programme of Investments for the Future (French acronym: PIA 3).
13 March 2018
Investments for the future: €25mn for the development of a freight transport airship
LCA60T project, which concerns the development of an airship for the transport of heavy loads and represents an R&D investment of €61mn over 4 years, is financed €25mn by the Programme of Investments for the Future led by the General Secretariat for Investment and operated by Bpifrance within the framework of the R&D Structuring for competitiveness call for projects.
16 February 2018
Saint-Affrique: inauguration of a student residence at the Emata centre
On 2 February in Saint-Affrique the inauguration of a residence for students from The Village, the school of animation and ambiance techniques (Emata), took place. The project benefits from a €900,000 financing under the Programme of Investments for the Future (Frenc acronym: PIA) and a €1.347mn social rental loan from savings funds out of a total amount of €2.687mn.
12 May 2017
Hivest I and GO Amorçage II, two new funds and €180mn to finance business
On 3 May, investment funds Hivest I and Major GO Amorçage II raised respectively €120mn and €60mn, the 1st one in favour of French SMEs and ETIs, the second one in favour of the innovative start-up in the French Grand-Ouest region. Bpifrance participated in these operations both in equity and within the framework of the Program of Investments for the future (PIA).
25 April 2017
Investments for the future: €64.75mn for the 1st seed-fund of Advent France Biotechnology
The 1st fundraising of Advent France Biotechnology Seed-Fund I (AFBSF I) amounts to €64,75mn. It was subscribed by Fonds nationale d’amorçage (FNA) managed by Bpifrance within the framework of the Program of investments for the future (PIA), European InnovFin-Financement de l’innovation and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
17 January 2017
Investments for the future: Paris-Saclay Seed Fund was launched
The higher education institutions of Paris-Saclay University, a global centre for training, research and innovation, launch an investment fund intended to favor the creation of technological and services start-ups. Paris-Saclay Seed Fund has just made its first closing for €50mn, in particular from Bpifrance via the National Seed Fund (French acronym: FNA) managed within the framework of the Program of Investments for the Future (PIA).
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