Office for Science and Technology (OS&T)
Innovation is the main economic driving force of the New England economy, and many indicators testify of this vitality: Massachusetts stands among the six leading states, as far as new technologies and innovation are concerned. The excellence of research that is performed in universities, as well as the ambitious public programs designed to support the development of new technologies, and a dynamic community of investors and entrepreneurs, are the ferments of New England’s economic success. France also deserves its reputation as one of the world’s leading countries in terms of research and academic excellence, which explains the importance of our cooperation with New England.

The Office for Science and Technology’s mission consists in fostering cooperation between companies, entrepreneurs and actors of research and technology transfer on both sides of the Atlantic, and in supporting initiatives that facilitate collaborations in research and innovation.

 
 
Programs organized by the OS&T
The French-American Innovation Day (FAID)

In this spirit, the French-American Innovation Day is an annual symposium gathering scientists, industrials and investors in state-of-the-art technologies. This event aims at promoting French and American science and technology and fostering development of transatlantic collaborations.
 
The Young Entrepreneurs Initiative (YEI)

Launched by the Office for Science and Technology, the Young Entrepreneurs Initiative provides young U.S.-based entrepreneurs the unique and exciting opportunity to pursue their project and develop their company by creating a branch in France. Entrepreneurs selected to participate in this program will receive financial assistance and suitable support from the Office for Science and Technology and its French partner institutions.  can Innovation Day is an annual symposium gathering scientists, industrials and investors in state-of-the-art technologies. This event aims at promoting French and American science and technology and fostering development of transatlantic collaborations.
 
The New Technology Venture Accelerator (NETVA)

The NETVA program supports young French companies that need to develop in the United States, and provides them with a good understanding of the best way to implement their US strategy. Through this program, the companies build ties to the communities of researchers, innovators and the business community at large, gain a better understanding of the US market, its opportunities and constraints, to facilitate and accelerate their development.
 
France-USA Technology Transfer Fellowship Exchange Program

Launched by the Office for Science and Technology, the France-USA Technology Transfer Fellowship Exchange Program is dedicated to foster understanding of good practices between France and the USA in the field of technology transfer by facilitating short-term personnel exchange.
 
 
For more information about the Office for Science and Technology, visit
www.france-science.org or contact us!
 
Dr. Jean-Jacques YARMOFF
Attaché for Science and Technology
attache-inno@ambascience-usa.org
Phone: (617) 832-4464 
 
Mr. Oscar CASTANON
Deputy Science Attaché - Biotechnology & Technology Transfer
deputy-inno@ambascience-usa.org
Phone: (617) 832-4468
 
Mr. Adrien DESTREZ
Deputy Science Attaché - Innovation & Entrepreneurship
deputy2-inno@ambascience-usa.org
Phone: (617) 832-4467
 
Office for Science and Technology
French Consulate
31 St James Ave, Suite 750 
Boston, MA 02116