Invest in Grenoble-Isère

Invest in Grenoble-Isère

Do business in the world’s 5th most inventive city

One of Europe’s leading centers for innovation in micro- and nanoelectronics

  • €13bn invested since 2002
  • One of Europe’s five global micro- and nanotechnology clusters,covering design to application sectors
  • Home to one-third of France’s electronic component manufacturing jobs
  • Renowned expertise in EDA and nanoelectronics design software, optics and photonics

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“The semiconductor industry is strategic. It benefits from strong government support in the form of financing and favorable public policies.”

Gérard Matheron - STMicroelectronics Crolles Campus Director

Industry stakeholders

With major corporations, SMBs, start-ups, and R&D centers, Grenoble-Isère is home to key stakeholders across the entire electronic-component value chain from design to manufacturing.

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Infrastructure projects

Grenoble-Isère is also investing in major infrastructure projects to drive the electronics, microelectronics, and nanoelectronics industries’ competitiveness: the IRT NanoElec research institute, the MINATEC innovation campus, Silicon Europe, and Nano 2017 (more than €13 billion invested since 2002).

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Minalogic coordinates a network of partners specializing in smart miniaturized systems with applications spanning healthcare, the environmental industry, energy, mobility, connectivity, imaging, and manufacturing industries that integrate electronic components.

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