The first partnership between a French tech territory and a National Museum was signed on the occasion of the first 100% digital exhibition at the MuCEM in Marseille "On danse? ».
Aix-Marseille French Tech wishes to bring together the cultural and digital ecosystems to support the structuring of creative and cultural industries, a sector of excellence and an asset for the influence of the metropolitan area.
As a partner of the Mucem's first digital exhibition "On danse? "Aix-Marseille French Tech brought together six local sponsors: Ioda Consulting, Black Euphoria, Oxatis, GoJob, Patrick Siri and Olivier Mathiot. Cultural and creative industries are an important part of Aix-Marseille French Tech's 2019 roadmap. Indeed, it is decisive for the territory to develop innovation by bringing together the actors of culture and the digital ecosystem. To achieve this, the French Tech team has set up four major objectives:
-Transforming the territory's major cultural institutions into an innovative prototyping space for our startups: #LIVINGLAB CULTURE
- Structuring the creative and cultural industries sector around the challenges of digital and innovation: #CONTENT FOR FUTURE
- Federating the cultural and technical champions of the region with the think tank: #CONTENT FOR FUTURE
- Publishing technology and digitizing culture through conferences: #CONTENT FOR FUTURE
"The cultural and creative industries are essential to the economy of our territory and technologies encourage creativity! Aix Marseille French Tech, wishes to highlight the innovative tools proposed by the new actors of the digital economy ". explains Pascal Lorne President Aix-Marseille French Tech.
"The Mucem is a beacon on the land that we need to connect to our ecosystem and the purpose of this agreement is to make the museum a test laboratory for startups. Thanks to this partnership, we will have visibility on the next exhibitions and we will be able to reflect with the startups on the technologies and experiences that we can offer at Mucem", adds Mathieu Rozières, Vice President Aix Marseille French Tech and CEO of BLACK EUPHORIA at the origin of the partnership.
The new Aix-Marseille French Tech team, led by Pascal Lorne, CEO of Gojob, is a collective of entrepreneurs and players in the region's technical and digital ecosystem. Its roadmap includes five main areas, in line with the national roadmap of Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State to the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Minister of Action and Public Accounts, in charge of Digital :
- Federating all the actors of the ecosystem
- Accompanying and boosting the financing of startups
- To make the Aix Marseille French Tech ecosystem shine on a local, national and international level.
- Developing skills/recruiting talent
- Promote Techforgood, a technology at the service of all, inclusive of all audiences
The collective is composed of Pascal Lorne (Gojob), Marc Schillaci (Oxatis), Patrick Siri (PFactory), Valérie Segretain (Customer-Labs), Marie-Laure Guidi (Ioda Consulting), Olivier Mathiot (thecamp), Cyril Zimmermann (Adux Digital), Bertrand Bigay (PFactory), Isadora Bigourdan (AFD), Laurence Fontaine (Massilia Mundi, Acta Vista), Laurent Baly (SATT Sud-Est), Vincent Berge (Crocos-Go-Digital), Mathieu Rozières (Black Euphoria), Olivier Cazzulo (Netsystems-Medinsoft), Sébastien Dubois (Alterway-Medinsoft), Denis Liotta (Marseille Innovation), Mondher Mahjoubi (Innate Pharma), Yvon Berland (Aix-Marseille University) and Emilie Royère (Eurobiomed).
Aix Marseille French Tech is financially supported by Aix Marseille Provence Métropole, the City of Marseille, the CCIMP and the CEPAC.
About the Mucem
Built on the exceptional site at the mouth of the Old Port, the Mucem combines the modern building designed by Rudy Ricciotti and Roland Carta with the historic monument of Fort Saint-Jean. Major thematic exhibitions have been held there since its opening in 2013, as well as many events that have become unmissable.
The Mucem bears witness to the cultural, social, scientific and political proliferation of the Mediterranean world from prehistory to the present day. All disciplines intersect there: anthropology, history, archaeology, art history and contemporary art... Conceived as a cultural city, the Mucem has welcomed more than 6.7 million visitors since its opening. Its exhibitions are praised for their quality and the events programmed: conferences, concerts, screenings, sometimes held in the open air, have been a great success with very diverse audiences. A rich program, a spectacular site and quality exhibitions have attracted more than 6.7 million visitors to the Mucem.