As technopole of the Nantes University basin,
Atlanpole is the driving force of the Greater Nantes Area of Innovation, comprising several STPs, incubators, accelerators, and connecting all western France’s clusters in various fields such as Digital, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Biotech, Agrofood, Clean Tech…
Atlanpole is the science based business incubator for the whole region Pays de La Loire.
It hosts 460 resident companies, from startups and SMEs to large companies including Airbus and the Chantiers de l’Atlantique (the famous shipyard where the Queen Mary 2 was built).
As a member of the French National Innovation Network (Retis), the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) and the International Association of Technopoles, Science Parks, incubators and areas of innovation (IASP), Atlanpole has been awarded ISO 9001 certification.