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"Sophia-Antipolis is a very attractive region for any semiconductor company, for several reasons. The first one is that in the technology park of Sophia-Antipolis there is a solid tradition of analog and digital design, which is due to the presence of other big companies working in the same or similar markets, like Texas Instruments, Intel, STM and others. The second reason is linked to presence in the technology park of the Polytech'Nice-Sophia and other important schools.
That will guarantee our future growth since the region will always offer both experienced design engineers and you talents to hire."
•Business Unit Manager
Annual turnover: 3.95 billion euros
Nearly 50% of cluster companies have R&D operations
Fields of activity : Telecoms & Networks, Space Industry & Aeronautics, Software Engineering, Design Firms, Microelectronics, Multimedia & Online Services, Image Processing (2D/3D).
Leaders : Altran Praxis, Amadeus, ARM, ASK, Autodesk, Cadence Design Systems, Cisco Systems, DailyMotion, Dassault Systemes, Fortinet, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Icera, Infineon Technologies, Lagardere Active, Mentor Graphics, Oracle, Orange Labs, SAP Labs, ST-Ericsson, Symantec, Texas Instruments, UDCast, Thales Alenia Space, Thales Underwater Systems, Wall Street Systems,..
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