The learning expedition is an exceptional opportunity to discover the corporate culture in China and to better understand the Chinese market. Co-organized with Business France, the CCIFC and the European Institute for Creative Strategies, three themes are proposed:

• Heavy industry
• Transport and infrastructure
• New energies, renewable construction and the environment

Monday, October 21

Morning in Shanghai

Introduction to the Chinese market

Presentation of the activities of the R&D Club by the Scientific and Technological Service (SST) of the Shanghai Consulate and feedback from member companies.

Afternoon in Shanghai

Meeting with Poma

Meeting with Novares

Tuesday, October 22

Morning in Suzhou

Group Industry of the future : Meeting and visit of the Safran site or visit of the JD logistics centre equipped by Fives, not currently defined

Group Transport : Meeting and visit of the SND Tram site, company in charge of the Suzhou tramway network

Group Energy : Meeting and visit of the Suzhou New District site, decentralized electricity production project – photovoltaic

Afternoon in Jiading district, Shanghai

Meeting and visit of the Shanghai International Auto City site

Group Industry of the future : Meeting with 1 manufacturer (Shanghai Volkswagen) or 1 tier 1 equipment manufacturer (Faurecia, Plastic Omnium, or other), currently no defined

Group Transport : Presentation of the EV Zone electric car-sharing project or visit to the autonomous vehicle department of Shanghai International Auto City

Group Energy : Meeting with 1 hydrogen energy stakeholder


Wednesday, October 23

Morning in Shanghai

Group Industry of the future : Meeting with Thales or a Chinese industrial group such as Shanghai Electric, Baosteel, or other

Group Transport : Meeting with PSA or meeting with a Chinese ITS actor

Group Energy : Meeting with Air Liquide and site visit

Afternoon in Shanghai

Meeting and visit of the incubation centre X-node


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