The economic vitality of the Caen conurbation relies on the density of its specific sectors of activity. The territory has, in particular, reinforced its expertise in health, digital technologies, materials, agrifood, logistics, industry and tourism, by forming competitiveness clusters that are now of national and even international influence.
A certified Normandy French Tech area, along with Rouen and Le Havre, and member of the French Tech themed networks: HealthTech and SportTech, Caen Normandie can welcome all business projects.
Major investments such as ARCHADE or the reconstruction of the CHU university hospital, along with ambitious projects such as Normandie Innovation Santé have collectively boosted Caen Normandie's attractiveness in terms of healthcare.
The digital sector is upheld by an entire and extremely dynamic ecosystem focusing, in particular, on the Normandy FrenchTech label awarded in June 2015. The Caen conurbation is the stronghold of many a digital project and is also the cradle of NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.
Caen Normandie boasts an outstanding wealth of industrial skills and know-how, with a well-structured network of subcontractors, in particular in the aeronautical, automotive, materials and nautical sectors.
To develop your activity, Caen Normandie offers a choice of locations with high added value for logistics, together with qualified partners and an appropriate service offer.
A Caen Normandie, la filière agroalimentaire constitue un secteur économique essentiel et représente l'employeur industriel majeur. Fortement influencée en amont par les filières agricoles, l’agroalimentaire représente en aval près de 25 500 salariés, 830 établissements de production agroalimentaire et un chiffre d’affaires de 6,3 milliards d’euros, dont 1,1 milliard à l’export.
Whereas Normandy is renowned for the Mont Saint-Michel, the D-Day Landing Beaches, Deauville and its famous boardwalk, the Old Harbour in Honfleur... Caen Normandie also boasts a number of legitimate tourist attractions: history, heritage, gastronomy, nature, the sea, culture, the arts, sport, etc.
Inspiring, enterprising, innovative and generating activities, the Social and Solidarity Economy is a key player in the economic development and quality of life in Caen Normandy.
Are you an industrialist, a business leader or an R&D manager... and are you looking to develop a project with a research laboratory, to engage support from an active and experienced researcher or to make use of the innovative equipment offered by a research laboratory?