President Jacques Chirac said Tuesday in Reims (Marne) that "all the conditions are met that France firmly on the offensive" in the field of industrial innovation, in order "to conquer the jobs of tomorrow ".
"We are now at a decisive moment. All the conditions exist for France resolutely goes on the offensive. We will conquer new positions and place us at the forefront of industrial innovation and research, "he said.
It is time to act massively. We must do so with ambition, to allow France to be at the forefront "in what is now a" global competition for technological supremacy, "he added.