R&D and innovation in Paris Region march 2014


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R&D and innovation in Paris Region march 2014

  1. 1. CONTENTS • SayOUI to innovation, SayOUI to France • Paris Region, where business meets ideas • Paris Region, Europe’s Hub of Innovation • Paris Region. We help you to succeed. 2
  2. 2. Overview 4
  3. 3. The most attractive R&D tax incentive program in Europe • Business R&D is a key priority in France. Government funding in this area has increased significantly. Indirect funding through the research tax credit (CIR) was reinforced by a major revision of the scheme in 2008 (at a budgetary cost of nearly USD 6 billion in 2010), while direct funding through the innovation agency (OSEO) and the ANR was maintained (source : OECD). • The French Research Tax Credit offers the most favorable fiscal environment in the world for R&D • Average cost of a researcher in the United-States is 23% higher than in France without the Research Tax Credit, and 81% higher than in France with the Research Tax Credit & subsidies 5 5
  4. 4. Key Figures • R&D Expenditures in France : 45 billion euros (1) • Evolution of the GERD 2011 / 2010 : +2.3% (1) • Number of persons employed for R&D : 239,000 (FTE) – (1) • Number of French and foreign Companies with R&D activities in France: 13,300 (2) • Number of foreign companies with R&D activities in France : 1,400 (2) Source : (1) Minister of Education and Research, Year 2011, Survey 2013 (2) Minister of Education and Research, Year 2010, Survey 2013 6 6
  5. 5. Overview 03/03/2014 8
  6. 6. It’s true that Paris is a romantic city built on 2,100 years of History 9 9
  7. 7. It is also undeniable that Paris is the world capital of creation & fashion 10 10
  8. 8. Question : Is Paris Region just an historical and creative Center? 11
  9. 9. No, Paris is much more than that. It is: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. A young, skilled and dynamic region The largest economy in Europe A cosmopolitan City-Region A high value and diversified economy With transportation infrastructure expanding through the Grand Paris Project 12
  10. 10. Let’s start by some key information about the Paris Region The political and economic hub of France The headquarters location for most of the largest national and international companies Providing a highly skilled working population across all business sectors The city of Paris sits at the heart of the Paris Region, the most densely populated area within France An excellent location in Europe positioned midway between northern and southern Europe. Within a 2-hour flight of major European cities. 13
  11. 11. A young, skilled and dynamic region Europe’s most populated urban area • • Home to 12 million inhabitants: 19% of the population of France on only 2% of the country’s landmass 2.5% of the overall European population A young and well educated population • 60% of the population is less than 40 years old. • 40% hold a university degree • 1,1 million of new habitants in less than 20 years: 54,000 per year ! • Region with largest university population 640,000 – in Europe 14
  12. 12. The largest economy in Europe One of the most important economic hubs in the world • 1st GDP in Europe ; 600 billion euros • The 2nd highest spending power within Europe Contributing to 30% of the overall GDP within France and 5% of the overall GDP of Europe 2nd • Large proportion of high calibre jobs highest earnings per head in Europe • 6 million jobs (2010). The most dynamic job market in France 15
  13. 13. A cosmopolitan City-Region 2nd most important destination in Europe for international investments • 200 foreign companies set up subsidiaries each year. • • 13,000 foreign companies arelocated in the Paris Region (27% of France). A significant proportion of foreign workers • Representing 15% of the workforce • 200 nationalities • 20% of foreign students in our universities • 18% of the regional employment depends on foreign companies • #3 world’s largest concentration of Fortune 500 Headquarters. 16
  14. 14. A high value and diversified economy • The service sector, represents 80% of the workforce. • 1st in Europe for the creative industries: 308,000 jobs • Still, industrial activity remains important compared to other metropoles in Europe. Strong industrial sectors like pharmaceutical, automotive and aerospace industries include their R&D and high-tech activity in the region. They contribute to the majority of all exports from the region. 17
  15. 15. Competitive infrastructure • Key hub for both passenger and freight traffic. • The Paris Region provides an extensive and well developed transport infrastructure: Paris airports are Europe’s 2nd largest airport handling more than 90 million passengers each year. Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport is the largest freight airport in Europe. Le Bourget is the n°1 business airport in Europe. 7 high speed train stations link to other European capitals • A public transport network includes : 14 metro lines within Paris -4 million passengers a day-, 13 regional trains : 5 express regional trains cross rail lines serving the wider Paris Region (RER) and 8 regional trains (Transilien) 6 Tramway routes, in suburbs 18
  16. 16. The ‘Nouveau Grand Paris’ : an exceptional Economic Development Programme Aims at boosting and expanding the city Region’s international position Prioritising Mobility A €32 billion ambitious programme for a new express metro (200 km and 72 new stations) and for modernizing and expanding existing transport networks (investment of €7 Billion by 2017) Large-scale urban development 100 new mixed-used, sustainable, innovative neighbourhoods connected to transport networks. Housing programme doubled: 70,000 new homes per year. New Business Areas Development of new districts in the Region to foster growth in research, finance, aeronautics, creative industries, etc. Building an innovative sustainable region Latest technologies; commercial real estate (state-of-the-art, competitive, well connected); urban planning responding to climate change and energy needs. 19
  17. 17. The ‘Grand Paris new districts’ and the new transport masterplan (in red). 20 20
  18. 18. 5 reasons to invest in Paris Region 1. A world leader 2. Get access to a multi-specialized R&D & innovation 3. Benefit from a large pool of talents 4. Global clusters & world leading facilities 5. Premium sites 22
  19. 19. 1. A world leader n innovation agency located in Melbourne, Australia NB : The Innovation Cities Global Index classifies 445 benchmark cities (Boston Globe, NYT, Fox, ABC, Reuters…). 162 indicators taken into account (health, wealth, population, geography as well as potential relative to peers). 23
  20. 20. 1st in Europe for R&D • 1st European Region for R&D: • 7.1% of European R&D expenditure €17.4 billion • 6% of EU’s combined private and public research workforce -146,300 people • Home to 40% of France’s R&D workers (FTE) • 61,500 researchers work for private companies 24 Source : Eurostat & Paris Region Key Figures 2013 (FTE : Full time Employment) 24
  21. 21. 1st in Europe for the number of European patents filed. Paris Region: Breakdown of patents published (2011) • • • • • 40% in Mechanics and Transport 20% in Chemicals and Life Sciences 20% in Electronics and Electricity 11% in Instrumentation 9% in Others Source : data European Patent Office (yr 2009) ; Statistics analysis Eurolio 2013 25
  22. 22. 1st in Europe for scientific publications Paris Region accounts for 5% of the European scientific publications Source : Eurolio, 2014 Source : Nature, March 2013 26
  23. 23. The example of Physics Example : The Top 20 world cities in Physics from 1990 to 2009 Orsay (District of Paris Saclay) is located in the South of the Paris Region. It’s the expansion of Paris. Source : Nature, March 2013 27 Source : Nature, April 2013.
  24. 24. 2. Multi-specialized R&D Innovation A combination of world-class economic sectors Paris Region’s wealth-generating multi-specialist economic profile is unique in Europe. The region’s diversified economy, made up of many interlinked activity sectors, sets it apart from other global metropolitan regions. 12 major sectors of excellence with an exceptional concentration of contractors, a highly-developed labour market including specialist training and higher education institutions, a vibrant SME sector, research and innovation centers, logistics facilities, and a host of dedicated suppliers and service providers. 28
  25. 25. R&D and Innovation : they are already here Main private laboratories (more than 200 people): Main public research laboratories: - the National Scientific Research Centre (CNRS) - the National research institute for biology, medicine and health (INSERM), - The CNRS (French government agency for space) - INRIA, a Public Science and Technology institution dedicated to computational sciences - The IRSTEA (CEMAGREF), National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture - the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) - the Research and education in aerospace science and technology (ONERA), - the fondations : Institut Pasteur, Institut Curie, Fondation des Sciences de l’Homme - and many more: IRD, Ined, IGN, Insee, Cepii, Credoc, etc. Sources : PREDA, STRATER, Usine Nouvelle - Air Liquide - Alcatel-Lucent - Alstom (Groupe) - Altis Semiconductor - Astrium - Bio-Rad -Continental Automotive - Cosmeva - Dassault Aviation, - Eurocopter - EADS, - EDF - France telecom /Orange R&D, - GE Healthcare - Groupe SAFRAN (Sagem, Snecma, Hispano-Suiza,.. ), - L’Oréal - MBDA France - Nextiraone - PSA Peugeot-Citroën - Renault -Sanofi - Segula Technologies - Siemens Transportation Systems - Sorin Cardiac Rhythm management - Stallergenes -Thales, - Thomson Grass Valley France - Véolia, 29 - Valeo
  26. 26. Made in Paris Region Autolib © Siemens © Mac Guff © Safran 30 30
  27. 27. 3. The universities Communities provides skilled workers 12 universities communities bring together universities, « Grandes Écoles » and research centres. 31
  28. 28. Higher Education • World-class universities: École Normale Supérieure d'Ulm1, École Polytechnique1, University of ParisSud1, University of Pierre-et-Marie-Curie1, University of Paris Diderot1, University of Paris-Descartes2, University of Paris-Dauphine2, École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie (ESPCI ParisTech)2 and Mines ParisTech2 rank among the world’s top universities in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities and in the Times Higher Education Ranking. (1 in both rankings, 2 in Times Higher Education ranking) • - Excellence in Sciences In Mathematics: 3 Paris Region universities in the top 20 of the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012 In Physics: 1 Paris Region university in the top 20 • Leading business, engineering and political schools: HEC Paris, ESCP Europe, CEMS, ESSEC Business School, INSEAD, École Polytechnique, ENA, Sciences Po Paris, Mines ParisTech and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech are among the best schools according to the Financial Times and the École des Mines ParisTech rankings 32
  29. 29. 4. Our competitiveness clusters, Your Success 9 competitiveness clusters enhancing innovation Our clusters bringing together business, research centers and training institutions to stimulate innovation. 5,700 collaborative R&D projects have been undertaken since 2005; more than 600 foreign companies established in France are members of innovation clusters. (Source: French Ministry for the Economy and Finance (DGCIS directorate), 2013) 33 33
  30. 30. Get access to leading R&D Infrastructures • All those cutting-edge inventions & discoveries would not have been possible without top research infrastructures & equipments. Nano-INNOV, the leading infrastructure for nanotechs • Paris Region is home of 14 French major research infrastructures NEUROSPIN, a research centre dedicated to neuroimaging SOLEIL. French national synchrotron facility Tera 100, the first 34 supercomputer in Europe
  31. 31. 5. Premium sites Paris, from La Sorbonne to start-up Paris Saclay, The new High Tech Cluster Génopole, science and business biopark Cergy-Pontoise, New Ideas for Industry Cité Descartes, Sustainable Cities Cluster SO Digital, Innovative Cluster 35
  32. 32. How we can help you to succeed WE ADVISE & ASSIST COMPANIES THAT SEEK TO START, EXPAND OR RELOCATE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION Our answers to your business location needs Finding premises Getting to the market Offices, warehouses, sites, etc. Costs of purchasing and renting Accompanying you on site visits Occasional use of our offices Information on your business sector Technological/commercial meetings Access to public partners Communication on your presence Finding staff Recruiting local personnel Supporting your expatriates Information on employment contracts & social security issues Our services are free, confidential and customized Setting up Legal & red tape advice Fiscal information Financing / subsidies Providing contacts 37
  33. 33. Some of our Successful Clients 38
  34. 34. Your Contact : Vincent GOLLAIN, Chief Regional Marketing Officer Paris Region Economic Development Agency vgollain(at)paris-region.com 39