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13 January 2015 2387 reads

About CAP Digital Cluster

Cap Digital is a nonprofit organization based in Paris Region and recognized as one of the major European clusters dedicated to the digital industries and to the transformation of the economy.

Cap Digital gathers 750 SMEs, 60 major and mid size corporations, 70 institutions of higher education and research, and 15 capital investment companies.

Cap Digital main objectives are to stimulate collaborative R&D projects at the top of the state of the art, and to accelerate the company’s growth by developing targeted programs and services.

CAP Digital & RDA

The data are one of the main levers for the transformation of the economy and the society. The Cap Digital ecosystem on the data economy gather more than 100 startups and tens of labs. Data are at the heart of numerous R&D projects on e-health, e-education, media, marketing...Cap Digital builds the bridges between the Labs, the startups and the large companies and encourages the involvement in the RD-Alliance groups.

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Patrick Cocquet
Chief Executive Officer, CAP Digital, France

Dr. Patrick Cocquet is the chief executive officer of Cap Digital cluster, a structure that gathers more than 650 innovative companies and more than 50 research and education organisms, working in digital economy fields. Among its various communities, the one working on data (big data, open data, data visualization) is one of the more active and innovative one. Holder of a qualification from a French engineering high school in 1979, he started his carrier in a large group, where he led international standardization and development of products range actions for embedded networks and then for internet networks. In 2000, he founded a startup, a company dedicated to software for internet network equipment. He started and organized Cap Digital in 2006, making it the first digital cluster in France and Europe.