The French Prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, accompanied by Fleur Pellerin, deputy to the French minister of industrial renewal visited on Friday, November 9, 2012 Cellectis’ industrial platform
Published on November 09, 2012
Paris, France, November 9th, 2012 – Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the genome-engineering specialist, received on Friday, November 9, 2012 the Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, accompanied by Fleur Pellerin, deputy to the French minister of industrial renewal in charge of small and medium-sized businesses, innovation, and the digital economy.
During his discussions with André Choulika, CEO of Cellectis Group, Mr. Ayrault reaffirmed its commitment to the revitalization of French industry arguing the importance of companies with high potential for innovation in this process.André Choulika has, on this occasion, thanked the Prime Minister for his encouragement, before recalling the massive industrial revolution taking place in the world, driven by the biotechnology industry.
Taking advantage of his meeting with the Prime Minister, André Choulika expressed his belief in the inevitability of a trend reversal mode of relationship between large companies and innovative SMEs. “Breakthrough innovations in the industry of life sciences are mostly today the work of young technology companies that expose themselves to the inherent risks in innovation.”