Electronics and Internet of Things (IoT)

The figures talk for themselves

€15,2 million in fundraising

#1 French region for the manufacturing of assembled PCB

308 firms and 21,788 jobs

Source: Solution & Co’s survey 2020

5,554 students and 409 researchers

Source: Solution & Co’s survey 2020

45 specialized digital training

Source: Solution & Co’s survey 2020

Great business opportunities in electronics and IoT

Join the top European hub for Electronics and the Internet of Things

Set up your business in Atlantic France to be close to Angers’ groundbreaking expertise in electronics and the Internet of Things (IoT). The city hosted the 22nd World Electronics Forum annual meeting and has been the top European city for Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), particularly in electronics assembly and circuit card/PCB (printed circuit board) production.

Benefit from the smart industry accelerator We Network

Its technocampus/business cluster We Network consolidate prototype/project test site, co-working, and education/training facility, etc…  The center is the reference of the electronics/IoT sector, and local companies from design to EMS benefit from accompanying technical service to bringing out new products. We Network, the Smart Industry Accelerator, with its ambition towards the application of Industry 4.0 of Electronics is committed to promoting digital transformation (IoT) in intelligent products and production.

Connect with many companies ready to make the move towards industry 4.0

In Atlantic France, 20,000 industrial firms are ready to innovate with new technology providers. Take part in a collective ambition: to accelerate the path to industry 4.0 thanks to electronics and digital transformation (IoT), inventing intelligent products and production processes.Atlantic France’s newly consolidated electronics/IoT European hub is at the forefront of innovation and widens your business opportunities in many sectors such as security, healthcare, electric mobility industries, and more.



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Leading names


Powerful networking and the right connections

Innovation clusters

Images & Réseaux

The reference cluster of digital innovation (Intelligent territory, smart home, e-education and e-health …)



The innovation cluster for managing electric and thermal energies.



Promotes and develops business and innovation in automotive industry


Business clusters


Brings together businesses in the electronics sector and users from all sectors


French Tech Angers

French Tech: #IoT #Manufacturing thematics #plant production #health


Innovation platforms

Technocampus Electronique & IoT

Mutualized technological research platform dedicated to electronics and IoT technologies



supports the digital transformation of products and manufacturing processes thanks to connected electronic systems


Academic resources

Academic resources

  • ESEO: Engineering school in Angers, graduate programs include Embedded Systems, Connected Devices, Cloud, Systems & Security, Data Science, Big Data, etc.
  • ESAIP: Engineering school in Angers, known for its Master’s program in Data & Security Science, Risk, Health, Safety & Environmental Management
  • ESIEA: International engineering school, courses taught exclusively in English, specialized in IT and Electronics, with 2 main areas of expertise (Information Systems and Embedded Systems)
  • Centrale Nantes: Ranked in the top 5 best engineering schools in France. Master in Smart and Connected Entreprises. Ph.D. research studies in Numerical simulation and high performance computing
  • Arts et Métiers Paris Tech Angers Campus: Engineering School, Master of Research in Virtual and Innovation Engineering, Innovation Process Engineering, etc.
  • ICAM: Engineering school Nantes and Vendée campuses.
  • IMT Atlantique: Engineering school in the fields of Digital Technology, Energy & Environment
  • Polytech’Angers: Engineering school in Angers. Fields: Industrial Systems, Health, Biological Sciences and Construction