French companies demonstrate their commitment to support the security and security sectors in the state of Qatar

From 24 to 26 May, 23 French companies will be in Doha to attend the 14th issue of Milipol Qatar, the leading international event in the field of homeland security and civil defense in the Middle East. Milipol Qatar 2022 is expected to attract official delegations, infrastructure developers and technology providers from around the world to provide the latest technology in the field of homeland security and civil defense.

On the eve of the FIFA World Cup, all eyes and efforts are on holding this global sporting event.

In this context, and in the light of the World Cup Security Agreement signed in Doha in March 2021, which aims to support Qatari partners in securing the opportunity, the French exhibitors, representing the largest foreign delegation at the exhibition represents, intends to take advantage of this strategic partnership to showcase their advanced technologies And the latest innovations in homeland security and civil defense during the Milipol exhibition, six months before the launch of this global sporting event.

Indeed, thanks to its network of specialized companies, the French industry of internal security and civil defense is one of the leading providers of various solutions in this field, the latter including companies of caliber

Heavy and medium-sized companies and 4,000 small and medium-sized companies, employing 130,000 people. France registered a growth of more than 5% in this sector in 2021, thanks to its steady development and major investments in innovative technologies such as cyber security, anti-drone systems, optics, CCTV equipment, crisis management and contactless identification.

Commenting on this participation, HE Jean-Baptiste Vivre, Ambassador of France in the State of Qatar, said: “The cooperation between France and Qatar in the field of internal security is characterized by great vitality through a long history of strategic partnerships, such as France Qatar accompanied by the success of major sporting events (the Asian Games in 2006, the World Athletics Championships in 2019 and the Club World Cup in 2020 for example) There is a huge demand for French expertise because it is based on many priority sectors, eg as specialized intervention, border control, protection of sensitive areas, including air defense Unmanned transport, transport security (metro, train, boat) and cyber security The prospects for the World Cup and the institutional offer that France offers in this context, by all its groups, offer strong opportunities and a fertile ground for our companies to provide their first-class solutions to develop and commercialize. “

French participation will be characterized by four sectors that are expected to experience strong growth in Qatar over the next three years, namely IT and cyber security (+ 64%), authentication and access control (+ 60%), drones and robotics (+ 56% ) and major dangers and civil defense (+ 44%).

In this context, France, which has always been a key partner of the State of Qatar in terms of security and defense equipment, training and technologies, looks forward to contributing to the needs of Qatar, which is preparing for the 2022 FIFA offer. World Cup. It is ready to consolidate its support in a long-term relationship to support the country’s ambitious national project. Qatar is part of Vision 2030, to ensure scheduled major events such as the Motorcycle Grand Prix, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, and the 2030 Asian Games, to name a few.

The French pavilion, supported by the Seine and Marne Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with Business France, includes 18 large groups and small and medium-sized companies specialized in their fields, such as “Flobird”, the world leader in urban mobility , which offers flexible solutions for transport and parking; MC2 Technologies, which developed custom scanners to detect threats and storage devices for drones; Or Alwan Security, which specializes in the development, design and distribution of tactical surveillance and security solutions. They include Alsitex (Etienne Lacroix Group), Block Axis, Block Stop, Croskol, CS Group, DCI Group, Egydium Technologies, ETS Moren. Exavision, Fisher Connectors, GMTech by George Moran, Nexter Robotics, Novatel Networks, Stead and Unitiv. In addition to the companies present in the French pavilion, 5 other companies will be exhibiting in different areas of Milipol Qatar.

As the most important foreign delegation in the exhibition, France is committed to working with Qatar in the security and security sectors, and to protecting sites and people during the major events that the state of Qatar will witness, especially the Qatar World Cup 2022. #companydata

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Exhibiting companies at the “Choose France” national pavilion:

Drones and robots

“MC2 Technologies” technologies.com/-https://www.mc2

Spelling – Access Control – Monitoring – Cyber ​​Security – Optics

Allwan Security https://www.allwan.eu/en/

CS Group s.fr/-https://uk.c

egidium technologies.com/-https://www.egidium

Exavision https://exavision.com/

“Time” https://stid.com/en/

“Flowbird” https://flowbird.fr/

Novatel Networks networks.com/- https: //www.novatel

Fischerconnectors https://fischerconnectors.com/en/

Major risks – crisis management – civil emergencies – consultation and training

DCI Group i.com/https://www.groupedc

Blockaxes https://www.blockaxess.com/

Weapons – Ammunition

Alsetex https://www.alsetex.fr/index_eng.html

Unitive http://www.unitive.fr/index.php?langue=en

Personal Equipment – Fabrics

ETS Maureen-EDD

dog-https: //www.morinfrance.com/categorie/brigades

“Georges Moran” morand.fr/en/-https://georges

Crosscall https://www.crosscall.com/

Mobility

Nexter Robotics robotics.html-group.fr/en/filiales/nexter-https://www.nexter

About the French Embassy

The history of the French diplomatic mission in Qatar dates back to 1972. The economic department of the embassy is responsible for providing support to companies competing for major strategic contracts for France, monitoring the economic situation (foreign trade and investment) and the analysis of the rules and climate in which local companies operate. Business France offers support to French companies, especially small and medium-sized businesses. English-https: //qa.ambafrance.org/

About the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the “Seine and Marne” region

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Seine and Marne region is a public institution. The main tasks of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of France are to support entrepreneurs, companies and areas in their economic development and to represent the interests of companies before public authorities. Our scope of work covers the following areas: supervision and economic intelligence, company development, regional development, training courses for business leaders or custom actions. International Chamber of Commerce and Industry operates French pavilions at trade shows in certain key sectors such as security, defense, aviation, industry, etc. We also coordinate the French pavilion at Milipol Qatar, a major business event for French SMEs, with the support of our partner Business France Qatar. https://www.seineetmarne.cci.fr /

About Business France:

Business France is the national agency that supports the international development of the French economy and is responsible for promoting export growth by French companies, as well as encouraging and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, its commercial image and its national attractiveness as an investment area, and also manages the VIE international training program.

https://www.businessfrance.fr/en/home

About Select France:

“Choose France” is a registered trademark of the French government working to enhance France’s economic attractiveness internationally.

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For more information, please contact:

Mr Ilhami Gulsen

Press and communication supplement ilhami.gulcen@diplomatie.gouv.fr

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