With 26,731 new companies created in 2018*, the economy in Atlantic France is booming. The region can rely on its historical sectors and its growth markets. Industries such as AR/VR, aerospace, plant production, boatbuilding and automotive are waiting for your new projects!
*Source: INSEE, 2018 figures
1 – Mayenne | Virtual reality and augmented reality, on the cutting edge of tomorrow’s industry
Do you want to add VR/AR to your production process or are you already operating a business in the VR/AR sector? Get in contact with a rich ecosystem where you can test and implement your ideas in full-scale: Laval Virtual Center, CLARTE, the Technocampus Smart Factory…
2 – Loire-Atlantique | Aerospace: a high-flying sector
The world’s leading civil and military aeronautics and aerospace companies, including Airbus, Arconic, Spirit Aerosystems, Figeac Aero, and Web Industries, are already operating in Atlantic France and are looking for new partners. Other aerospace sectors also offer opportunities with onboard electronics by Artus-Megitt, Eolane, SELHA, Souriau Esterline Tronico and more. Now’s the time for you to take flight too!
3 – Maine-et-Loire | Strong growth in plant production and innovation
Land of production and innovation, in Atlantic France, you will find all the agricultural schools and competitiveness clusters, including Campus du Végétal and Vegepolys, to grow your business.
4 – Vendée | Boatbuilding: full steam ahead
Did you know that the Pays de la Loire region is the 2nd largest boatbuilding region in France?
In Vendée, boatbuilding means opportunities for suppliers, equipment manufacturers and all innovative businesses that want to propose new uses, experiment with their ideas and meet new challenges!
5 – Sarthe | Automotive | On the road to innovation
20,250 jobs and 295 companies (1/3 of which are foreign) are connected to the automotive industry in Le Mans. With the Le Mans 24 Hours circuit, the city has become a symbol of the automotive sector and famous for its local expertise. Manufacturers of special vehicles, automotive equipment manufacturers, organisations dedicated to innovation in the automotive industry… this is where it all happens!