• Health industry and alternative therapies

    15% of French biotechnology companies are in Pays de la Loire.
    1st French region in radiotherapy (Cyclotron Arronax) in number of patients and equipment.

    TOP COMPANIES
    Biofortis (bioMérieux), Biological E, Biomatlante, Chelatec, Clean Cells, Eurofins, GSK, Porsolt, Valneva

    TOP CLUSTERS
    Atlanpole Biotherapies: Immunobiothérapies, radiopharmaceuticals, regenerative medecine, innovative technologies for biotherapies

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    Centres of Excellence and Innovation

  • Shipbuilding & pleasureboat industry

    1st French region in number of employees.

    TOP COMPANIES
    Aa Vessels, Beneteau, DCNS, Hydrocéan, Ocea, STX France

    TOP CLUSTERS
    Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique: Maritime safety and security, Shipbuilding and leisure boatbuilding, Marine biological, energy and mining resources, Environmental and coastal planning and development, Maritime ports, infrastructure and transport.
    EMC2: The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies

    TO KNOW MORE
    Centres of Excellence and Innovation
    Newsletter Maritime Industry

  • Advanced manufacturing technologies

    France’s top-ranking region for composites and related technologies
    France’s second-ranking region for civil aviation

    TOP COMPANIES
    Airbus Group, ACI Renault, Claas Tractor, Daher, Defontaine, Gruau, Manitou, Michelin, Pilote, Rapido, Renault Truck, Scania, Stelia Aerospace, Valeo

    TOP CLUSTERS
    EMC2: The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies
    iD4CAR: Automobile, specific vehicles, agricultural machinery, off-road machinery and robotics, mobility services

    TO KNOW MORE
    Centres of Excellence and Innovation
    Newsletter Factory of the Future

  • Agri-food industry

    2nd French region for agri-food industry in number of employees (50,000).
    1st French region for: quality meat (poultry and beef), organic milk, butter, hard cheese, bakery and pastry.
    2nd French region for: meat industry, milk collection, animal nutrition and fishing.

    TOP COMPANIES
    BN, Charal, Eurial, Fleury Michon, General Mills, Kraft, Lactalis, LDC, LU, Nestlé, Pasquier, Sodebo, Terrena, Tipiak

    TOP CLUSTERS
    Valorial: The foodstuff cluster of the future
    VEGEPOLYS: The international plant cluster

    TO KNOW MORE
    Centres of Excellence and Innovation
    Newsletter Agrofood industry in Pays de la Loire

  • Professional Electronics & Digital Technology

    One of the best French region in electronics assembly.
    5 French Tech labels: Nantes, Angers, Laval, Le Mans and Vendée.

    TOP COMPANIES
    Accenture, Cap Gemini, DSIV SNCF, Eolane, Eon Reality, Lacroix Electronics, Myscript, Sigma, Thales, Tronico, Vif Informatique

    TOP CLUSTERS
    Professional electronics:
    2 competitiveness clusters: iD4CAR, S2E2
    We network cluster: West Electronic & Applications Network

    Digital technology:
    Images & Réseaux: competitiveness cluster
    ADN Ouest: network of 420 digital decision-makers
    Alliance libre: free software organization
    Atlangames: gaming cluster
    Atlantic 2.0: digital innovation cluster

    TO KNOW MORE
    Centres of Excellence and Innovation
    Newsletter Virtual Reality in Pays de la Loire

  • Marine Renewable Energy (MRE)

    1st test site in French seas, more than 1,000 researchers in the Nantes region by 2017.

    TOP COMPANIES
    Alstom-GE, DCNS, Rollix, STX France

    TOP CLUSTERS
    Neopolia EMR
    : gathers more than 115 companies throughout the MRE value chain.
    EMC2: Advanced manufacturing serving MREs with Jules Verne Manufacturing Valley, an expert future industry ecosystem.
    Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique: Maritime safety and security, Shipbuilding and leisure boatbuilding, Marine biological, energy and mining resources, Environmental and coastal planning and development, Maritime ports, infrastructure and transport.

    TO KNOW MORE
    Centres of Excellence and Innovation
    http://www.mre-paysdelaloire.com/
    Newsletter Marine Renewable Energy

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