Alsace, an international et innovative Territory
Along the Rhine, at the crossroads of three borders, Alsace is a region that combines dynamism and know-how. Bold and efficient, it has everything you need to set up and develop a business.
As a multicultural Territory, Alsace is structured around 3 urban areas:
Strasbourg, the European metropolis
Energy, youth and culture run through its veins. It is home to the headquarters of internationally renowned companies, international institutions as well as a dense network of SMEs.
The Strasbourg employment area (EZ) represents
The radiant city of Colmar
Tourism and wine make up its DNA. In addition to its indisputable charms, the prefecture of the Upper-Rhine region also knows how to meet the needs of companies of all sizes, all sectors included.
The Colmar employment zone (ZE) represents
Mulhouse, a city full of surprises
A successful turn between tradition and modernity. The most southern of Alsace’s large cities has turned its industrial past into a strength, and is particularly well known for its new technologies.
The Mulhouse employment zone (ZE) represents
Infrastructure et connections
Alsace knows how to take advantage of its privileged geographical location. Ideal for easy international development, it is also perfect for communicating and working with the major French cities.
Economic sectors, research and training
Alsace is international by nature, and industrial by birth. It has been able to sublimate its rich past to flourish in highly competitive fields, thus becoming an economically efficient and cutting-edge territory.
- Ready, trained and multilingual workforce
- Growing technology hub
- Unique industrial know-how
- 2 universities, 14 engineering and business schools, R&D cooperation with Switzerland and Germany.
Concentration of competitiveness clusters in Eastern France, especially in Alsace:
- Biovalley France – a cluster dedicated to medicinal innovations, focusing on the development of new drugs (from gene and chemistry to drugs), and on imaging and medical and surgical robotics
- Pôle Fibres-Energivie - cluster is dedicated to sustainable materials and buildings).
They have chosen Alsace
Tourism and quality of life
Beautiful and on a human scale, Alsace is a territory that offers a privileged living environment, in which sustainable development takes on its full meaning: yet another good reason to settle here.
The Vosges lakes set in the middle of the fir trees, the wine route where emblematic vineyards and authentic villages rub shoulders, mysterious forests and welcoming plains, nature in Alsace is a constantly renewed wonder.
Art of living, culture and sport also go hand in hand in Alsace. You can admire one of the most beautiful cathedrals in France, enjoy an opera, walk its greens and hiking trails, experience the magic of Christmas by visiting its mythical markets, enjoy Flammekueche in a Winstub or an exceptional dinner in one of its starred restaurants.