Published at 22 March 2017
Partner of the Star West event, the Brest-Iroise Tecnhopark is part of the Selection Committee of the projects. 24 applications…
Published at 16 March 2017
Hotel Skipper, one of the 13 start-ups that recently joined Ouest Startups, the boosting program of the French Tech Brest…
Published at 15 March 2017
The Finistère-based chocolate manufactory Grain de Sail located in Morlaix is about to concretize its merchandise import-export project by sail.…
Hénaff, leader of the canned pates French market Canner since 1907, Hénaff is currently the unbeatable leader of canned pates and rillettes in France, through a unique and different quality policy. Interview with the president, Loïc Hénaff. His career After having studied at the Superior Commerce School of Brittany Brest, Loïc Hénaff occupied different functions in sales and marketing from…
Sportrizer, the Quimper-based start-up that helps sportsmen save time Developed by three thirty year-olds located at the Digital Canteen of Quimper, the Sportrizer start-up provides a showcase on several sports (sail, surf, kite, skydiving, climbing, etc.). We have met Tom Marsal, CEO of the enterprise at the Digital Canteen for an interview. His professional career Tom Marsal has studied for…
La Pool – a will of cooperation at the service of enterprises, job creation and territory La Pool is a group of employers that provides workers to enterprises, in shared time. We have met Muriel Avrit, president of this structure and ambassador of the Tout commence en Finistère brand, in her locals in Landerneau, in order to better know her…
Lumipouss’ – one click and it grows! The innovative vegetal lamp Lumipouss’, equipped with its autonomous irrigation system, allows growing plants in all kind of rooms. We have met Sophie Fiacre, the creator of this unique concept, at the workshop of the enterprise in Quimper. How was the idea born? After having worked 8 years in restoration, the inventor had…
Since 1981, Savéol innovates with its high quality fruit and vegetable variety French leader of tomato production, the Finistère-based Savéol cooperative cultivates and sells an innovative variety of fruits and vegetables. We have interviewed the president, Pierre-Yves Jestin, in Plougastel-Daoulas, in the new building of the cooperative. After working two years and a half abroad, in the Netherlands and the…
Kyss innovates and develops its business in Finistère Created in 2011 by Marie-Pierre Lemarchand, the Concarneau-based enterprise Kyss (Kerne Yachting ServiceS), ambasador of the Tout commence en Finistère brand, innovates and develops on several domains. We have met the owner of the enterprise in Concarneau, for an interview. How was your idea born? With a Political Sciences degree, Marie-Pierre Lemarchand…
Medecom – major innovations in medical imagery Founded in 1999, by Yann Cotton – Marketing Manager – and Michel Cozic – R&D Manager – the Finistère-based enterprise Medecom develops solutions for the different parts of medical imagery and more particularly for digital radiology, digital mammography and telemedicine. We have met Yann Cotton in their headquarters in Plougastel-Daoulas, for an interview.…
Frédéric Orlach, one of the founders of Fiiish, launched himself in entrepreneurship in 2009 on a niche market: recreational fishing. We met him in the new headquarters of the enterprise in Brest (Guipavas) for an interview. “Fiiish: a passion job” This project was created by two brothers (Mathieu and Pierre Guennal) and a friend (Frédéric Orlach). Marhieu, designer and amateur…
Whether they’re one of the most important company worldwide, or SMEs and local start-ups, they all have the same ambition: firmly working at achieving the energetic transition. Ambassador of the “Tout commence en Finistère” brand, Jean-François DAVIAU, founder of the Sabella SAS enterprise, launched himself in the entrepreneurship adventure in a strong developing domain: marine renewable energy. We have met…
Breton products for export to comfort Breton expats. Loïz Fily and Julien Kersalé, co-managers of the Penn ar Box enterprise launched themselves in a new concept of monthly boxes composed of different Breton food products. How was the Penn ar Box concept born? Julien Kersalé and Loïz Fily have known the frustration of the Breton expat missing typical, “home” products.…
E-Mage-In 3D, 3D in all its forms Ambassador of the Finistère brand, David PLIQUET, CEO of the E-Mage-In 3D company, launched himself in the entrepreneurship adventure in a fast-developing domain: 3D printing. We met him in their new headquarters at the tip of the Crozon peninsula in Finistère, for an interview. Why Finistère? Working in the domain of machine tools…
Graine de papier, alternative communication Independent business woman, Carine Vadet-Perrot, graphic designer, founds Graine de papier in 2010. How was the idea of Graine de papier born? The Graine de papier project emerged at a key moment: a conjunction of events in my personal and professional life pushes me to define my priorities. By refusing to wait interesting proposals from…
Teddy VOURIOT, co-manager of Greenphyt has hosted us in his locals in Northern Finistère for an interview. How was the idea of your product born? The idea of Greenphyt was born from an identified request in the domain of plant powders, mainly natural scrubs for which there are no specialists to date. The enterprise was created after meeting Philippe ROGER,…
Until 06 Apr
On April 6, 2017, from 17:00 to 21:00 – Sciences Po, Rennes
Students of Sciences Po Rennes organize the 4th edition of the Brittany China Open on the Logistic and E-Commerce theme. Organized in partnership with Bretagne Commerce International (BCI), the event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and economic stakeholders who wish to develop their businesses in China or are interested by the market dynamics between the 2 territories.
Until 30 Mar
On Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 9:00 to 12:00 – 145 avenue de Kéradennec, 29000 Quimper
Do you want to develop your business abroad? You just start your export activity or wish to structure it? Bretagne Commerce International invites you at a workshop that will give you the key of a successful launching and the fundamentals in order to sustain your international development.
Until 09 Mar
On Thursday, the 9th of March – Brest
The Brest-Iroise technopark organizes with Bretagne développement innovation and the Point de contact national PME, a workshop, “Instrument SME”, dedicated to starting projects, on the 9th of March in Brest.
Until 02 Mar
On Thursday, the 2nd of March, 2017, from 18:00 to 20:30 – Victor Ségalen Faculty, Brest
The challenges of the Brexit for Brittany
A restitution of the study of the Regional Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESER) “And after? The challenges of the Brexit for Brittany” co-organized by the Conseil regional de Bretagne and the Maison de l’Europe de Brest et de Bretagne Ouest will take place on Thursday, the 2nd of March 2017, from 18:00 to 20:30 at the Victor Ségalen Faculty in Brest, in the presence of British partner representatives of the Region.
Until 01 Mar
On Wednesday, 1st of March, 2017, from 13:30 to 17:30 – Maison de l’Agglomération de Lorient
The Brittany and Pays de la Loire Regions will launch by the end of March a call for projects dedicated to oceanic energies, named “Ocean Energy Eranet Cofund”.
An information conference on this regional and European funding opportunity will be organized on Wednesday, the 1st of March, from 13:30 to 17:30, at the Maison de l’Agglomération de Lorient.
After a presentation of the call for projects, 4 workshops will be proposed:
For more information:
Conseil Départemental du Finistère
Department of Economic and International Development
32 Boulevard Dupleix,
Phone : 02 98 76 25 32
Fax : 02 98 76 21 18