A unique technopolitan strategy in France
Research and development are at the heart of economic development and business in the Rouen Normandie metropolitan area.
All the major market sectors, from the high value-added service sector to health, from logistics to construction, from handicrafts to the automotive industry and aerospace, fully benefit from the presence of many laboratories of excellence and higher education institutions.
To accelerate the development and creation of innovative companies, three major Cluster projects focus that aim: Seine Innopolis, dedicated to IT activities, Madrillet Technopole devoted to environmental technologies and Rouen Health Innovation dedicated to biotechnology and health sector activities. Biotech, IT, environmental technologies: the innovation economy triangle in and around Rouen enables a unique range of possibilities for cooperation in each sector, but also and above all between the various sectors.
As a result, state-of-the-art activities such as medical imaging, big data processing, the development of new molecules and new personal services, can all find the resources they need for their future.
For further information on the assets of the Rouen Normandy metropolitan area, visit http://www.rouennormandyinvest.com/en/
Key facts and figures
- 720,000 inhabitants (metropolitan area)
- 1 hour from Paris / La Défense
- 40,000 students, 5,100 in the Medicine & Pharmacy Training and Research Unit (UFR), 1,550 the Regional Centre for Training Health Professionals
- More than 20,000 jobs (hospital and industrial) in the health sector at the regional level