<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.grandlyon.com/" target=_blank>Greater Lyon</A></STRONG><STRONG>&nbsp;went to Seoul to promote its robotic sector at RobotWorld, an international robotics exhibition.</STRONG> In partnership with <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.syrobo.org/" target=_blank>Syrobo</A> (French robotics association) and under the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.onlylyon.org/accueil-42-1.html" target=_blank>ONLYLYON</A> flag, the delegation, accompanied by regional companies in the sector, was a <STRONG>part of the French pavilion at the event</STRONG>. The group was led by Karine Dognin-Sauze, Vice President of Greater Lyon in charge of innovation and new technologies, and Jean-Michel Daclin, Vice President in charge of international relations. <STRONG>The trip also provided the opportunity to organize strategic meetings with potential Korean partners in various sectors, including <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/industrie-jeu-video-game-france/industrie-jeu-video-jeux-video,p,60,EN.jsp" target=_blank>video games </A>and the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/france-patrimoine/culture-et-patrimoine,p,42,EN.jsp" target=_blank>tourism industry</A>.</STRONG> </P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <H2>ROBOTICS&nbsp;IN LYON: A DEVELOPING SECTOR</H2> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG><STRONG><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-economic-news/-news-INNOROBO-2012-%40LYON-L-EVENEMENT-ROBOTIQUE-DE-REFERENCE-EN-EUROPE-,n,6520,EN.jsp" target=_blank>In March 2012, the city welcomed a visiting Korean delegation during Innorobo</A></STRONG>, the European robotics exhibition.</STRONG> The exhibition showcases Europe&#8217;s dynamism and Lyon&#8217;s positioning within the robotics industry. Greater Lyon also organized several specific activities for regional start-ups and post-secondary education establishments. <STRONG><STRONG><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/developpement-economique/agence-developpement-economique,p,0,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Aderly</A></STRONG> is trying to strengthen the robotics industry in Lyon by attracting international and innovative companies and laboratories.</STRONG> Plans are moving ahead, including holding the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.robotics-platform.eu/cms/index.php?idcat=19&amp;idart=564" target=_blank>European Robotic Forum</A> (ERF) in Lyon during the next edition of Innorobo in March, bringing together the industry&#8217;s top 400 European researchers.<BR></P>