France – Nantes
As the capital of western France, and 2013 European Green Capital, Nantes is an attractive, eco-friendly and comfortably-sized city, rated among the best cities in Europe for its quality of life.
A key driver for this economic vitality is the fact that leading international companies have chosen to be based in Nantes. This is the case for Airbus, Armor, Eurofins, LU, the Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Valneva.
Also, with 2,200 researchers and 54,000 students from all over the world, Nantes is home to a wide and highly-recognized network of higher education schools and institutes, all members of Atlanpole.
Ideal gate to French and European Innovation Ecosystem.