Normandy: a buoyant economic environment


Rouen University Hospital Centre (CHU), first regional employer

The Rouen travel-to-work area combines market leaders in the health sector such as Aspen, Ethypharm, Sanofi, J&J, Fresenius Kabi, Valdepharm … but also a large number of Biotech companies such as Biosims, Celenys, Angany Genetics, TF Chem, Holodiag, etc.) and large-scale research and training resources.

  • 2nd largest region in France for pharmaceutical chemistry
  • 4th largest region in France for the production of drugs
  • 150 institutions in chemistry and pharmacy
  • 18,500 employees
  • € 400 million of investments per year
  • 60 R&D centres and laboratories
  • 2,000 researchers and experts in the sector
  • 2 universities, 1 National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA)
  • 1 University Hospital Centre, the largest employer in the region

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