The energetic and climatic challenge

10/Ecosystem: a skills incubator

  • Paris ranks 3rd in the world with 17 internationally recognised elite schools (Grandes Écoles)
    Paris ranks 3rd in the world with 17 internationally recognised elite schools (Grandes Écoles)
  • Paris has more than 300 research centres and 100,000 researchers
    Paris has more than 300 research centres and 100,000 researchers

Paris ranks 3rd in the world with 17 internationally recognised elite schools (Grandes Écoles) // Paris has more than 300 research centres and 100,000 researchers.

A highly skilled workforce

Paris Region has 635,000 students – including 50,000 international – attending universities and world-renowned elite higher education institutions. The region is home to 170 cleantech, environmental and sustainable development training centres.

Europe’s biggest R&D capacity

Paris Region has more than 300 research centres and 100,000 researchers. France offers Europe’s highest research tax credit, covering 30% of R&D expenditure up to €100m and 5% thereafter.

Specialist institutional players

Leading clusters in the field of advanced technologies, transport, digital technology and energy efficiency: Cap Digital, Mov’eo, Nov@log and Systematic Paris-Region.

Advancity, a competitiveness cluster and centre of industrial excellence.

Operational support agencies

The Paris Climate Agency seeks to involve the entire city of Paris, assists with ongoing projects and provides support in energy transition, particularly the energy retrofit of buildings.

Paris Développement (Invest in Paris) helps foreign companies set up in Paris.

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