As France seeks to change the world’s perception of its high-tech economy, the country can claim another milestone of sorts.

When the latest version of the International Consumer Electronics Show rolls around this January, the startup section will have a strong French flavor.

In an interview posted on the L’Atelier BNP Paribas corporate blog, Axelle Lemaire, France’s minister for the digital economy, boasted that the country would make a strong showing at CES 2015.

“This year, for the first time, a third of these startups will be French,” she said.

The French Tech blog Rude Baguette dug into that statistic a bit and found that in the show’s startup area, CES Eureka Park, 33 percent of the exhibitors will be from France. Put another way, Rude Baguette says, Eureka Park wil