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SCC Network LA French Day with SDI

Posted: 11th August 2021

France is an important economic partner for Scotland. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, France was the second largest international market for Scottish companies with an export value of ca. around £3 billion recorded in 2018 across a huge variety of business sectors: food and drink, engineering, life sciences, technical services, and financial services.

Despite the EU-exit and the Covid-19 pandemic, France remains an attractive market for Scottish companies.

La French day, a digital event taking place on 7 September, will give Scottish companies the opportunity to learn how to grow their business in France, thanks to sector specific and thematic workshops. Details of these workshops listed below –


Tuesday 7th September – 9:30 – 16:00


Sector Workshop – 12:00 to 13:30 – Can choose the most appropriate workshop for your business

Workshop 1 – The renewable energy market in France – Overview, perspectives, and market access

Workshop 2 – Understanding the French food and drink market and its potential

Workshop 3 – Healthcare: Navigating the French hospital procurement process

Workshop 4 – Fintech: unlocking opportunities in France


Thematic Workshop – 14:30 to 16:00 – Can choose the most appropriate workshop for your business

Workshop 1 – Trading with France in a post-Brexit environment

Workshop 2 – Expanding internationally – setting-up a subsidiary / secondary office in France

Workshop 3 – – Expanding internationally – acquiring a company in France


For more information and to register your business please click here

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