Grenoble and innovation

Grenoble Greater City area and Innovation

Grenoble greater city area in figures

  • UGA, best university in France in 11 subjects according to the Shangai rankings (2018)
  • 478 millions € invested in scientific and economic development (2015-2020)
  • + 500 start-up created since 2000
  • 5 competitiveness clusters
  • 23 000 public and private researchers
  • 8 national research organisations including the most innovative research centre n the world (2016), the CEA
  • 1 of the 8 French cities where you can create your start-up (Capital Magazine, 2017)
  • Metropole French Tech: French Tech in the Alps Grenoble
  • 5 major European instruments
  • 63 000 students, including 9 000 international students
  • 2nd largest number of researchers in France after Paris

Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes in figures

  • 1st biggest industrial region in France
  • 2nd largest regional economy in France
  • 18 clusters
  • 14 competitiveness clusters
  • 2 800 foreign companies

  • 323 000 students
  • 4th region in Europe for the number of patents filed
  • 40 000 researchers
  • 3 incubators: Linksium, Pulsalys and Grand Centre

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