<P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>A delegation from Lyon went to Seoul for the <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-economic-news/reservoir-news-INTERNATIONAL-LYON-EXPORTE-SES-COMPETENCES-EN-ROBOTIQUE-A-SEOUL,n,6940,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Robotworld exhibition </A>last month, the city&#8217;s first strategic step towards <STRONG>making Lyon the new capital of the &#8220;robolution&#8221;</STRONG>. Bruno Bonnell, a director and shareholder in several Lyon robotics companies, <STRONG>wants to put Lyon at the forefront of the new and promising industry</STRONG>. &#8220;Robots are going to become everyday consumer products. During the &#8216;90s there were microcomputers, and from the year 2000 the internet. For the 2020 decade, it will be robotics,&#8221; he predicts. <STRONG>His objective is to establish a robotics pole in Lyon that brings together <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/pole-competitivite/developpement-entreprise,p,123,EN.jsp" target=_blank>companies</A> and academic <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/pepiniere-entreprise/centre-recherche,p,16,EN.jsp" target=_blank>research</A> in order to attract <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/universite-lyon/ecole-lyon,p,15,EN.jsp" target=_blank>brain power </A>and developers.</STRONG></P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG><STRONG><A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.shop-robopolis.com/" target=_blank>Robopolis</A></STRONG>, Bruno Bonnell&#8217;s Lyon company, is the European leader in consulting, distribution and service for robotic products</STRONG> (robots for home use, educational, play&#8230;). The company won the top prize from FAST 50 Greater Rhone-Alpes 2012, <STRONG>a prize awarded to companies that tie together company development, innovation and growth within the high-technology sector</STRONG>. Thanks to companies like Robopolis, <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.lyon.cci.fr/annuaire/fiche.asp?cle=20114564&amp;detail=oui&amp;entreprise=awabot" target=_blank>Awabot</A> and <A style="COLOR: #e02020" title="" href="http://www.pob-tech.com/" target=_blank>POB Technology</A>, <STRONG>Lyon and its region are beginning to earn prominence among French robotics</STRONG>. &#8220;The region has excellent legitimacy and all the tools necessary for creating a favorable ecosystem. Lyon has expertise in software development, Grenoble in electronics, Saint-Etienne in mechanics and design,&#8221; explains Bruno Bonnell.</P> <P align=justify></P>