Basque Country Technology Park companies at the 2019 CES
Three innovative companies in the Technology Park ecosysytem are participating in the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas from 8 to 11 January 2019. This show is dedicated to electronics and new technologies, and is the global event in innovation featuring 4,500 companies and over 150 countries.
With 373 start-ups and companies exhibiting at the CES 2019, France is the country with the highest representation after the United States and China. For its 52nd edition, this show is set to host 180,000 professional visitors. Being present at the Las Vegas CES provides strong recognition and real opportunities to develop businesses.
28 companies from Nouvelle-Aquitaine will be participating in this global event, including three from the Technology Park ecosystem run by the Basque Country Urban Authority:
- The start-up 1A3i, created by Jacques and Mireille Pere-Laperne, also went to the 2018 CES. This start-up, based at the Bidart Izarbel site, is developing software capable of reconstituting original information from digital files in order to work on them again. It can read many different file types, including graphs, drawings, diagrams and plans in order to highlight, use and analyse the data using artificial intelligence. Website:
- The start-up Coleen, based at Technocité in Bayonne, has launched high-end electrically assisted bikes with a retro style and 100% made in France. The company was created by Audrey Lefort and Thibault Halm and received the Eurobike Award in July at the Eurobike global show in Germany. Website:
- Pragma Industries, with its large-scale premises in Biarritz, was created in 2004 at the Izarbel Technology Park by aeronautical engineer Pierre Forté and electronic engineer Rémi Succoja. Pragma Industries created Alpha, the first fuel-cell powered electric bike to be licensed and mass produced. The company will be presenting a new hydrogen-powered bike in Las Vegas. Website: