President Jacques Chirac said Tuesday in Reims (Marne) that "all conditions are met for France to resolutely take the offensive" in the field of industrial innovation, in order to "set out to conquer the jobs of tomorrow ".
"Today we are at a decisive moment. All the conditions are there for France to resolutely take the offensive. We will gain new positions and position ourselves at the forefront of industrial innovation and research, "he said.
It is time to act massively. We must do so with ambition, to enable France to be at the forefront "in what is today" a global competition for technological supremacy, "he added.