ETSI signs MoU with Federation of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Industries
Nov 30, 2017
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 .