A Growing Metropolitan Area

WHEN RELOCATING A MECHINICAL ENGINEERING FIRM LIKE OURS, YOU NEED TO FIND A SITE WITH EXCEPTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE THAT ACCOMODATES DIVERSE MARKET SECTORS. THE PRESENCE OF THE HENRI-FABRE RESEARCH PROJECT MADE THIS AREA A TRUE OPPORTuNITY FOR GROWTH.

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Provence, A Top 5 OECD Region for Growth

In recent years, a large number of French and international businesses have chosen to invest in the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis. One of the major factors cited when companies choose Provence is the area's economic growth as measured by a number of vital criteria: the expanding infrastructure, the growing population, and the increase in trade and tourism.

Aix-Marseille-Provence is undergoing an economic resurgence that gives both emerging and established businesses the opportunity to grow and develop. The thriving area economy with its diverse ecosystems gives entrepreneurs and businesses an enormous competitive advantage compared to more economically stagnant regions.

Major Projects Transforming the Metropolitan Area

  • Euroméditerranée is the largest urban renewal project in Southern Europe with more than €7 billion of investments that are creating more than 1 million m2 of office and work space and more than 300 000 m2 of retail space.
     
  • French Tech Aix-Marseille is a digital and tech ecosystem that encompasses 8000 businesses with 44 000 private sector employees, the Pôle Média 2.0 high tech center, and thecamp, an international research and innovation lab.
     
  • PIICTO is a plug-and-play industrial innovation platform dedicated to energy transition and the circular economy that is located on a 1200-hectare site in one of Europe’s biggest port zones.
     
  • TEAM Henri-Fabre is a collaborative engineering research center dedicated to mechanical innovation and the industrial processes of the future, with a special focus on helping small and medium-sized businesses incorporate new technologies and access new markets.
     
  • thecamp is a one-of-a-kind project dedicated to emerging digital technology and  smart city innovations, with a special training center for entrepreneurs and businesses that features world-class experts to help accelerate projects, develop new skills, and foster greater creativity.
     
  • ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) is a €20-billion clean energy project involving 35 countries working together to build a scalable nuclear fusion prototype at the Cadarache site. 

 

Decision makers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, whatever your sector, the Aix-Marseille Provence Metropolis offers you the possibility to share in its growth. Seize the opportunity!

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