Grenoble-Isère, an international hub for micro- and nanotechnology and software, is the ideal location for companies seeking to carve out a position in the rapidly-growing medtech industry.
The area is home to some of the world’s best research centers. The local innovation ecosystem has attracted leading multinationals and has spurred the creation of a growing cohort of start-ups. Local organizations, including Medic@lps, Tasda, and the Minalogic and Lyonbiopôle clusters are also active participants in the medtech industry, providing a range of services to support innovation, from training through R&D project engineering and help securing financing.
Some of the assets of this field:
- Industry heavyweights such as GE Healthcare, Becton Dickinson, Roche Diagnostics, and Covidien—four of the global medtech industry “big ten”—have set up operations in Grenoble-Isère.
- €300M invested over the past decade in project like Clinatec and Nanobio
- Grenoble-Isère is a pioneer in computer-assisted medicine and surgery
- A Center of Clinical Investigation dedicated to technological investigation in the Grenoble University Hospital Center