Visa Information Session in Boston : Explore the different ways to come in the US !

Organized by the Young Professionals (YP) Committee of the French-American Chamber of Commerce of New  England’s, this informative event will be hosted by Bennet Savitz, one of the best immigration lawyer in Boston.

Moving to the United States is far from being easy process! The FACCNE YP decided to organize this event to make your visa/green card application process less stressful.

And they brought one of the best specialist to help you ! Continue reading


Networking Breakfast for French-speaking scientific community! March 13, 2012

As part of the 2012 Francophonie Celebrations, The Office of Science of Technology in Boston invites you to join our Scientific Networking Breakfast, a unique chance to meet with fellow students, researchers and entrepreneurs from the French-speaking scientific community.

« Tech entrepreneurship as a career opportunity »

Speaker : Fred Destin
Venture Capitalist – Partner, Atlas Ventures

When : March 13, 2012, 8.00 – 10.30 AM 

Where : Swissnex Boston, 420 Broadway, Cambridge


From his transatlantic experience in venture capital, Fred Destin will share his vision on the key steps to launching a successful start-up, the unique set of skills acquired through an entrepreneurial venture and the beneficial role of entrepreneurs in time of crisis. 
(Presentation in French)

An insider look at the MIT European Career Fair

16th edition of the European Career Fair (ECF): what about the attractiveness of Europe for Scientists ?

Your favorite team of the Office of Science & Technology was at the MIT European Career Fair day on Saturday, January 21st, at the French Embassy booth. The MIT ECF is the biggest event of its kind, gathering more than 100 companies, research organisations and universities from all over Europe, and attracting 4 000+ job seekers. Continue reading

First Café des Sciences of 2012 : Innovation in the pharmaceutical industry

“Innovation et industrie pharmaceutique”
Les mutations des modèles de recherche

Jean-Marie Vallet    

 President, Cyrma Venture – Advisory, Life Sciences – Member of LaunchPad Venture Group 

Mardi 17 Janvier 2012 : 18h30 – 20h30
French Cultural Center
53 Marlborough Street  Boston, MA 02116 

En partenariat spécial avec le French Cultural Center de Boston
Cette édition est sponsorisée par Cellectis bioresearch


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Great event @MIT on Research & Innovation in Europe

We are pleased to announce the conference Destination Europe: Your Research and Innovation Opportunitieswhich will be hosted by the European Commission on January 20th 2012 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

This high-level Conference will showcase Europe’s vibrant and attractive science, technology and innovation culture; the excellent funding opportunities Europe provides for career development; and the challenging positions in world-class environments offered by European industry and research organizations. When we look at the picture of all of the opportunities available, both at national and European level, including the attractive opportunities for women researchers, it is truly impressive. Continue reading

Don’t miss the Taste of Quebec, FACCNE’s flagship event !

Célébrate Quebec and France with food, wine and fun !

The French food & wine festival that will transport your tasting experience to an entirely new level! Gourmet food preparations and specialty dishes from more than a dozen of Boston’s top chefs at the Westin Boston Waterfront

Traditionally, the Taste of France series showcases regional French cuisines, but this year FACCNE steps back to these shores to discover the culinary influences on our neighbors to the north. In cooperation with the Quebec Delegation of Boston, this year’s festival is expected to draw 400+ attendees.

DATE: Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

PRESENTED BY: the French-American Chamber of Commerce, New England Chapter (FACCNE) and the Quebec Delegation in Boston

Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA

ABOUT: The French American Chamber of Commerce of New England (FACCNE), in collaboration with the Quebec Delegation of Boston, is proud to present the  Taste of Quebec! The soiree will commemorate the unique and strong link that bonds France, Quebec, and New England through a sampling of fine food and wine from a dozen of Boston’s finest restaurants, as well as live music and an auction fundraiser. Our exceptional extravaganza in an exclusive venue will draw 400+ guests from a variety of backgrounds.


– More than a dozen of Boston’s finest restaurants offering French and Quebec-inspired cuisine;
– A selection of wines carefully paired with the food;
– An assortment of premium items in a Silent Auction, with the biggest items auctioned off live;
– High-quality networking for FACCNE members, Canadians, Francophones, and Francophiles.

Get your tickets and join the event !

Café des Sciences #30 at the Broad Institute on May 18

Last month, more than 60 people attended to the exceptionnal Café des Sciences at the Broad Institute and listen to the great presentation of Dr. Baudouin Gerard and Dr. Clementine Féau, two young research scientists at the Institute. Using concrete examples of their research projects, they explained the challenges and the outcomes of the interaction between chemistry and biology and the way the Broad Institute creates a unique environment that fosters this interface. Thank you very much to the Broad for opening its beautiful facilities and offering a delicious buffet to the Café des Sciences community. Let’s do it again shortly!

Watch the video  presenting the Café des Sciences and the event

Café de Sciences at the Broad Institute with Dr. Clémentine Feau and Dr. Baudouin Gérard

On May 18th at 6pm, the Office of Science and Technology will be holding its 30th Café de Sciences.

This month’s presentation (in French) will be held at the Broad Institute (map),  “Les challenges de l’interface Chime-Biologie et le modèle du Broad Institute.” The 2 speakers are Dr. Clémentine Feau and Dr. Baudouin Gérard, Research Scientists at the Broad Institute.

To RSVP, email

This event is also sponsored by the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New England, HubTech21, and Swissnex.