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Centre des Monuments Nationaux

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Line of business : Culture and heritage

Address : 62 rue saint antoine 75004 Paris

Website : https://www.monuments-nationaux.fr/

Country : France

Year established : 1914

Number of employees : 1400

Companies you would like to meet or type/expertise of the business you'd be interested to meet :

  • The CMN has been a true pioneer, developing an ambitious digital strategy in order to provide full and adapted digital services and meet contemporary requirements for visits, increased access to territories and reinforcement of relations with visitors. The idea is to meet potential partners and providers in the field of cultural innovation. 
  • The CMN marked its will to be at the centre of innovation by the creation of the Heritage Incubator, enabling young bussinesses to construct innovative digital projects for heritage. I would like to meet young entrepreneurs and businesses who can be interested in applying to the incubator for the next seasons. http://www.lincubateurdupatrimoine.fr/
  • The Château de Villers-Cotterêts was cradle of the French language in 1539. In 2022, almost five hundred years later, it will
    once again celebrate and promote this tongue. Indeed, that is the date set for the inauguration of the Cité Internationale
    de la Langue Française, a centre designed to act as a forum for those passionate about this language. A place of debate, creation and innovation, it aims not only to showcase the saga of a language through the ages, its transformations and its diversity, but also to explore and even shape its future. It will bring together researchers, artists, trailblazers and innovators who think and create in French. Who promote and advance the French language. It will also attract the general public looking for new experiences. I am interested in meeting with potential partners for this cité, companies working in the following fields for example : education, Edtech, illiteracy, language learning, training, creative and cultural technologies, immersive scenography, researchers... 



Visiting Person


Name : Valérie Senghor

Title : Directrice générale adjointe 

Email : valerie.senghor@monuments-nationaux.fr

Phone : +33 7 85 43 17 73

Arrival date and time at Montreal : 19/05/2019

Departure date and time at Montreal : 24/05/2019




Main contact for communication purpose (if different of visiting person)


Name : Valérie Senghor

Title :

Email : valerie.senghor@monuments-nationaux.fr

Phone : +33 7 85 43 17 73




Business outline


Company description :

Since 1914, the Centre des monuments nationaux has been delegated by the State to maintain, restore, enhance and bring to life the treasures of French cultural heritage. It manages over 100 heritage sites across France -monuments, châteaux, abbeys, archaeological sites, remarkable gardens, etc. The leading cultural and tourism operator in France, it welcomes over 10 million visitors every year. It promotes cultural heritage for millions of people in the books released by the publishing house Les Éditions du Patrimoine.

Product / Service Information :

The CMN is asserting itself as a leader in the application of digital technology to the world of heritage. It reasserted its will to be at the center of innovation through the creation of the Heritage Incubator in 2018, bringing cultural public services ever closer to different audiences' expectations. It aims to help innovative start-ups in the field of cultural heritage to develop their projects.During this first year, seven start-ups have received tailored support and the expertise of the CMN with a finality to test their devices with visitors. 




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