French Tech Labels


Dedicated programs


50% of jobs and revenues in France


Region for job growth

Four Reasons to set up in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

  • French Tech Thematic Network#EdTech #Entertainment: Angoulême, La Rochelle, Niort, Poitiers
  • French Tech Thematic Network #Health Tech: Bordeaux, Limoges
  • French Tech Thematic Network #CleanTech #Mobility: Bordeaux
  • French Tech Thematic Network #Retail: Bordeaux
  • Dedicated sites: Cité numérique, tiers-lieux
  • Start-up region: regional program to help innovative start-ups
  • Regional ecosystem favorable to innovation: Research excellence, technology networks, industrial clusters and financial support
  • Region identified as a « precursor » in digital tools for E-Health
  • Angoulême renowned for animation and video games | Pôle Image Magelis
  • Digital region: 10,000 businesses & 40,000 jobs
  • Sustained, dynamic sector: Nouvelle-Aquitaine delegation at CES in Las Vegas
  • Geolocation and intelligent transport
  • E-Health
  • Connected commerce
  • Imagery and video games
  • Connected objects
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Region committed to digital development
  • Goal of 100% coverage of the region with superfast broadband by 2030

Companies Doing Business Here

interaction healthcare
ouat entertainment
dreamagine studio
Asobo studio

Specialized Partners for Your Project

Several organizations specialized in innovation, research and development are present in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. This dynamic ecosystem provides a vector of opportunities for businesses in the implementation of their project and their business! Networks, partners, product innovation support, are among the many services and areas of expertise provided by these stakeholders to support the development of your business.


  • Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique (LaBRI): imagery and sound, media and algorithms for high-performance digital applications
  • INRIA : algorithms, programming, software and architectures
  • Mathematics, Imagery and Applications

Technology platforms

  • CRITT Informatique : numerical simulation and augmented reality
  • Centre Aquitain des Technologies de l’Information et Electroniques (CATIE) : digital solutions, digital objects

Competitiveness cluster

  • ALPHA – Route des Lasers & des Hyperfréquences:  digital interfaces, image synthesis and processing, sharing and securing data, intelligent communicating objects

Clusters / Business networks

  • Pôle Image Magelis:  digital design and digital imagery, video game animation, virtual reality
  • ALIPTIC: providing digital solutions to businesses, support for innovative projects
  • SPN: supporting digital businesses for innovation, international expansion, business development
  • Aquinetic: open software and technologies
  • Digital Aquitaine: e-Health, intelligent transport, connected commerce
  • Bordeaux games: gaming, serious gaming
  • TOPOS: intelligent transport
  • 16,000 images: association of sound and imagery professionals
  • Valconum: European Center of digital enhancement
  • Pays basque digital: software publishing, digital services
  • Cluster TIC Santé: health, ICT
  • Club Commerce Connecté: connected commerce network
  • Digital Bay: accompanies digital transformation and innovative digital projects
  • Inoo: digital cluster in Lot et Garonne

  • ASEISO: association of digital stakeholders
  • AQUINUM: associations of digital professionals
  • CLUSIR AQUITAINE: cyber-security
  • Ecom33: connected commerce
  • Syrpin: regional association of IT and digital professionals
  • Dorsal: public development of superfast broadband

  • Pôle Image Magelis: major European training center – 20 training programs in imagery
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Cognitique: artificial or augmented cognition, digital technologies and their uses, advanced and human interfaces enhanced by digital technology
  • ESTIA: digital design, image processing
  • Université de Limoges: sensory web design and online creation strategy
  • Ecole nationale du jeu et des médias interactifs numériques (ENJMIN): game design, visual/sound design, ergonomics, programming
  • Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d’Animation (EMCA): drawing, storyboard, animation, IT tools
  • Human academy: Japanese school dedicated to video games and animated mangas
  • Université de la Rochelle: digital security, multimedia, games, interactive media

Selection of Sites Dedicated to Digital sector

Our Services to Companies

| Business Environment

We will send you the information you need to study the feasibility of your project in Nouvelle-Aquitaine (supply of raw materials, market data, subcontractors, R&D partners, etc.).

| Real-Estate Solutions

We look for, select and present real-estate offers suited to your specifications. You can send us your search criteria and we take care of the rest in strict confidentially!

| Financing and Public Aid

Various programs are available to obtain the financing necessary for your business set-up. We can introduce you to our experts in financial engineering who will study the available public or private solutions.

| Networking

We open our network and put you in relation with the key stakeholders for your project. Our proximity to regional partners will enable you to fast-track the execution of your business set-up!

| Administrative Procedures

We know that certain procedures can be complex, so we activate our network to facilitate your installation. We mobilize various players according to your needs and your timetable.

A business location specialist is at your service

Let's talk about your project

An Accessible Region

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, on the Atlantic coast and bordering Spain, is strategically located on Europe's North-South logistics itinerary. With extensive, modern transportation infrastructures, the region is easily accessible from European economic capitals, putting companies close to their markets:

  • 11 airports, 7 serving international destinations
  • Over 60 international routes with daily or weekly service
  • Growing number of low-cost airlines
Road and Rail Network
  • LGV SEA (Bordeaux - Paris in 2 hrs.)
  • North-south and East-West expressway networks
  • 4 ports of trade
  • Links to 300 ports worldwide