France president François Hollande did launch a programme for creating 470.000 new jobs in 34 key industrial sectors. The total investment amounts at 3,5 Bn €.
For 2014 budget France will cut 18 Mn €, and the economy inlast 10 years did loose 750.000 jobs. So the president wants recover with a great effort in a long-term project. The plan will focus on priorities for creating industry specific strenghts: small fuel efficient cars, economy of the leaving and new technology applied to digital sectors, food and biotech.
For France it could be, in the Hollande intention, the third industrial revolution, but it need the support of EU.