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Auvergne-rhone-alpes is the first industrial region of france and offers to companies a dynamic and resourcEful eco-system to faciltate and boost their development.

Industry of the Future | Construction and public works | Digital technology | Health | Agriculture, Agri-food, Forest and wood industry | Energy | Mobiliy and Intelligent Transport Systems | Sports, Mountains and Tourism

Industry of the Futur

The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region invests in the modernisation of its industry through innovation.



Key Figures

  • 2 750 companies
  • 100 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Aeronautics
  • Mechanics
  • Plastics and rubber
  • Machining
  •  Manufacturing equipment

Major leading companies

  • Michelin
  • Air Liquide
  • Baud Industries
  • Constellium
  • Areva
  • Staübli

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Industry of the Future

  • ViaMéca
  • Mont-Blanc Industries
  • Minalogic
  • Imaginove
  • Axelera
  • Tenerrdis
  • Plastipolis
  • Aerospace cluster
  • Techtera

Construction and public works

Through its companies, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes carries an integrated approach to everydaylife spaces.

Key Figures

  • 73 000 companies
  • 135 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Eco-construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Climate Engineering
  • Constructive systems

Major leading companies

  • Eiffage
  • Lafarge
  • Somfy
  • Matière
  • Schneider Electric

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to construction and public works

  • Indura
  • Eia
  • Minalogic
  • Pôle innovations constructives
  • Eco-énergies
  • Cluster lumière
  • Tenerrdis

Digital technology

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is seen as the European Digital Valley.

Key Figures

  • 15 000 companies
  • 60 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Software
  • Microelectronics
  • Mobility
  • Cybersecurity
  • e-Health
  • IoT
  • Big Data

Major leading companies

  • Atos
  • Almerys
  • Sopra Steria
  • CGI
  • CapGemini
  • Cegid
  • Soitec

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to digital technology

  • Minalogic
  • Digital league
  • Imaginove
  • E-cluster
  • Coboteam

Health

The Region rallies itself around the topic of the medecine of the Futur.

Key Figures

  • 1 200 companies
  • 80 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Products and services for a personalized care and medecine.

Major leading companies

  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Biomérieux
  • Merial
  • Alizé Pharma
  • Aguettant médicaments essentiels
  • 3I nature

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Health

  • LyonBiopole
  • Innovatherm
  • I-care
  • Analgesia
  • Nutravita
  • Pharmabiotic Research Institute

Agriculture, Agri-food, Forests

The Region and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Entreprises Agency rise to the economic and environemental challenges of tomorrow.

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Key Figures

  • 2 500 companies- 62 700 farms and establishments
  • 176 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Control of water
  • Control of health issues
  • territorial food systems

Major leading companies

  • Limagrain
  • Bayer
  • Danone
  • Sodiaal
  • Groupe Sicarev
  • Philagro

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Agriculture, Agri-food, Forest and wood industry

  • Nutravita
  • Cluster bio
  • Eia
  • Terralia
  • Céréales Vallée

Energy

Our region, a leader in the development of the energy mix.

Key Figures

  • 450 companies
  • 50 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Energy producers and distributors
  • sustainable mobility
  • Construction

Major leading companies

  • EDF
  • Schneider Electric
  • ENGIE
  • Siemens
  • Nexans
  • Atos
  • Air Liquide

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Energy

  • Minalogic
  • Eco-énergies
  • Eia
  • Axelera
  • Tenerrdis

Mobiliy and Intelligent Transport Systems

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, a pionner of future vehicles in tomorrows cities.

Key Figures

  • 800 companies
  • 130 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Public transport
  • Goods transport
  • Cities of the Future
  • goods and persons mobility services
  • Supply chain

Major leading companies

  • Michelin
  • Renault Trucks
  • Alstom
  • Iveco
  • Forcity
  • Navya

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Mobiliy and Intelligent Transport Systems

  • Minalogic
  • ViaMéca
  • Indura
  • Elastopôle

Sports, Mountains and Tourism

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes can count on its natural strengths to boost the leisure economy on its territories.

Key Figures

  • 800 companies
  • 50 000 jobs

Business sectors

  • Mountain development
  • Sports and equipments
  • Cures
  • Tourism

Major leading companies

  • Poma
  • Petzl
  • Babolat
  • Rossignol
  • Lafuma
  • Quechua
  • Picture Organic Clothing
  • Salomon
  • Millet

Clusters and competitivity poles dedicated to Sports, Mountains and Tourism

  • Sporaltec
  • Cluster Montagne
  • Imaginove
  • Plastipolis
  • Innovatherm
  • Axelera
  • Techtera
  • ViaMéca
  • Minalogic
  • Mont-Blanc Industries

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