Optics / Photonics

High-End, Value-Added Technology For Multiple Markets

The optics-photonics sector has found particularly fertile ground in Provence with a great variety of businesses and entrepreneurs invested in the field and a great many more benefiting from their work. Optics and photonics are multi-purpose technologies that can be applied to multiple industries and having a vibrant ecosystem on site is an enormous benefit for the entire economy of Aix-Marseille-Provence.



A Proud Tradition of Excellence That Has Resulted in an International Market Leader


Food Industry

The Food Industry, A Traditional Sector That Continues to Prosper in Provence

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region has welcomed a multitude of small and medium-sized companies, as well as long-standing national and international leaders such as Pernod-Ricard, Coca-Cola, Haribo, Canavese, Jean Martin, Carnivor, Richel Group or FrieslandCampina. This territory brings together more than 8% of French agribusiness establishments, placing it second in rank of French regions.


A Focus on Skills & Innovation

A highly skilled talent pool with a diverse range of educational attainment and professional experience propels local innovation.

A Renowned Quality of Life

With a remarkable climate, a vibrant cultural scene, and an enviable culinary tradition, you can't find a more sublime work-life balance.


A Tech and Transport Hub

Along with its status a top European logistics hub, the metropolis is now home to world-class data centers and communication networks.


A Growing Metropolitan Area

Bring your project to a metropolitan area where growth is being driven by major urban, industrial, energy, and technology projects.


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Living & Working in Provence

Make Your Proposed Move To Provence A RealityYou are thinking about investing in a business or starting a project in Provence, but on a personal level you still have questions about the implications of such a decision? You wonder what life in Provence will be like for you, your colleagues, or your family?Provence Promotion is here to help you prepare for both your professional and your personal future in Aix-Marseille-Provence and to ensure your move to the territory is as smooth and efficient as possible.