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Lyon Region Overview - Stephane Barbier - Aderly - Stanford - Jan 11 2010

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Talk by Stephane Barbier of Aderly/OnlyLyon regional development agency, at Stanford Engineering, January 11 2010

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Lyon Region Overview - Stephane Barbier - Aderly - Stanford - Jan 11 2010

  1. 1. Boosting TALENTS Lyon Region Overview Stanford Engineering Program on European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Stéphane BARBIER - Development Director Lyon Region Development Agency (Aderly) [email_address] January 11 2010
  2. 2. Boosting TALENTS We help entrepreneurs start transatlantic ventures between the US and France
  3. 3. Boosting TALENTS <ul><li>Lyon area : among the largest market in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>#2 city/region in France </li></ul><ul><li>2 million inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>in the metropolitan area </li></ul><ul><li>6 million inhabitants in the region </li></ul><ul><li>(triangle Geneva - Lyon - Grenoble) </li></ul><ul><li>120 direct flights with other major </li></ul><ul><li>European cities </li></ul>
  4. 4. Boosting TALENTS Our core business Help foreign companies do business and set up branches in Lyon-France New program for ENTREPRENEURS 1. US-based 2. Wondering about a tech venture project 3. Focusing on world-class clusters
  5. 5. <ul><li>A unique entrepreneurial and technological environment </li></ul><ul><li>Leading city for business creation in France 10.000/year </li></ul><ul><li>A strong entrepreneurial spirit and network : university OTL, incubators, VCs & BA, lawyers, IP experts… </li></ul><ul><li>EMLYON Business School #8 in Europe (FT ranking), France's 2 nd largest university with 120,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>More than 500 research labs, major universities and French engineering schools (Ecole Centrale, ENS, INSA…) </li></ul>Boosting TALENTS
  6. 6. Boosting TALENTS <ul><li>France, the best Research Tax Credit in Europe </li></ul>Source: French Agency for International Investment
  7. 7. BIOMERIEUX, CHARLES RIVER, COVIDIEN, GENZYME, MERCK, SANOFI PASTEUR… Boosting TALENTS 1. LIFE SCIENCES Cluster ranked #1 in France by BCG 2. CLEANTECH 1st French hub - 70% of VC money AREVA, PHOTOWATT, QCELLL, SILIKEN, SUEZ, TENESOL, URS Corp, VEOLIA… ATARI, CAP GEMINI, EA, NAMCO BANDAI PEOPLESOFT, SDI MEDIA, SWORD, YSEOP 3. IT-SOFTWARE Leader for digital entertainment
  8. 8. Boosting TALENTS <ul><li>OUR VALUE PROPOSAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS </li></ul><ul><li>ACCESS TO FUNDINGS </li></ul><ul><li>- CONNECTIONS TO STRATEGIC PARTNERS </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZED BUSINESS TRIPS </li></ul><ul><li>NO CHARGE - CONFIDENTIAL SERVICES </li></ul>
  9. 9. Boosting TALENTS <ul><li>A ONE-STOP STARTUP SHOP TO </li></ul><ul><li>GET OFF THE GROUND FASTER </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 1 : submit your BP - advices on the French environment (market, legal, tax credit…) </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 2 : come to Lyon and meet with the best partners for fundings, business, r&d, IP… </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 3 : set-up as easy as 1-2-3 ! = office space, incubator, coaching/mentoring, recruitment of staff… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Boosting TALENTS <ul><li>YOUR PERSONAL GUIDE </li></ul><ul><li>Stéphane BARBIER - Development Director </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.aderly.com </li></ul>

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