Your Expert at AEPI
Invest in Grenoble-Isere, France-AEPI is tasked with promoting investment and economic development.
The agency strives to promote the benefits of doing business in Grenoble-Isère nationally and internationally with the goal of attracting new businesses to the area.
Your bridge between Grenoble-Isere and the world.
The agency focuses its efforts on the rest of Europe and the United States, and also runs a number of programs targeting Asia with the support of the Invest in France Agency.
Over the past seventeen years, the agency has helped 450 businesses—both French- and foreign-owned—move to Grenoble-Isere, contributing to the creation of 9,900 jobs.
The agency’s added value lies in its capacity to create the necessary conditions for effectively identifying and attracting manufacturing businesses that could benefit from a foothold in Grenoble-Isere, and then giving them the support they need to move here—and stay here for the long term. The area’s cross-cutting ecosystem encompassing higher education, research, and industry provides particularly fertile ground for starting a new business or growing an existing one. The agency leverages local economic development expertise with a vast, deep network of relevant contacts to give both businesses and local governments the keys to successful development.
The agency’s Economic Observatory forms the cornerstone of its economic development activities. The Observatory produces research on the area’s flagship industries, tracks local manufacturing, and provides up-to-the-minute economic data.