Rouen Normandy economic development agency

Rouen and its surroundings

Key figures of the employment area

800.000 inhabitants

300.000 jobs

60.000 institutions

44.000 students

5 strong reasons to relocate here!

Solid industrial ecosystem

Jewels in the national and international industry’s crown; industrial activities evolving towards the future.

Unique strategic location

1 hour from Paris La Défense and Lyon; at the heart of the Seine area; near the North European capitals.

Innovative and creative economy

Numerous clusters, competitive hubs, business accelerators and incubators; an important start-up network supported by the different sectors

Pool of custom-made skills and expertise

11 higher education establishments, 1 university (with 6 faculties), 4.000 researchers training your future associates! An increasingly younger population than the French national average

Lifestyle made in Normandy

A territory of human size proportions which benefits from a unique cultural, historical and natural heritage.