According to a report on nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com, Christian Estrosi, the French minister for industry, has announced that the French government will award 13 grants to companies working on RFID and Near Field Communication (NFC) projects. The cumulative cost of these grants is expected to reach several million euros.
Most of the RFID projects involve IT and asset tracking, such as Lamap’s medical record-tracking STAM-RFID solution and MPE Technology’s Digiprice, a solution for handling real time inventory checking, dynamic labeling, anti-theft processes and customer loyalty all on the same platform.
In addition, jewelry chain Cléor is developing an RFID-based real-time stock tracking system called Vitrine Intelligente, or Intelligent Window, and SVA Jean Rozé has won funding for IDViandes, a logistics management system for butchers.
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