Français Néerlandais Japonais Chinois Allemand Espagnol Portugais

Investment in Northern France : All news

autonomous energy, Amiens, energy transit

Amiens hosts energy autonomy congress

12 Sep 2019 | Front page, Green Business, A region on the move

Amiens Cluster, the city of Amiens and the Greater Amiens area will bring together major players in the European energy sector for the Amiens Energy Summit, on November 27-28, 2019, at the Quai de l'Innovation...

World Beer Awards, beer, drink, agri-food

Hauts-de-France drinks to its success at the World Beer Awards

04 Sep 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Six breweries from Hauts-de-France won medals at the annual World Beer Awards in London and are in the running for the title of World’s Best Beer!

coca cola, drink, investment

Coca Cola, a long-standing presence in Hauts-de-France

17 Jul 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

It is 30 years this year since Coca Cola moved to Socx, near Dunkirk. The development and investment which has taken place in those 30 years have made the plant one of the brand’s top three production sites in...

cybersecurity, vade secure, IT

Cybersecurity: Vade Secure brought into the American fold

15 Jul 2019 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

In Lille (Hauts-de-France), the cyber security start-up Vade Secure has raised 70 million euros from an American fund to accelerate its international expansion.

health, nutrition, jobs

A Hub and factory-school for the Hauts-de-France health sector

08 Jul 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Eurasanté, the regional centre for excellence in health nutrition, is expanding. A factory-school and new Hub are planned for 2022. This development will be a real asset to the health sector in the region.

drones, logistics, aeronautics

Airbus drones used for logistics in the Hauts-de-France

28 Jun 2019 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

The Hauts-de-France region is investing in providing logistics companies with a dynamic and comprehensive working environment and its latest project is the development of drone delivery on the eValley site....

Heineken, boisson, northern France

Heineken brings €5.5 m in cutting-edge technology to Hauts-de-France

13 Jun 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

The brewer has invested more than €70 m in the Hauts-de-France Region in nearly a decade. Let’s take a look at its newest upgrade to the Pélican brewery, a strategic production site in Mons-en-Baroeul.

Brexit, metallurgy, automotive

The EPMA opens an office in Hauts-de-France

24 May 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

The European Powder Metallurgy Association is setting up shop in Chantilly (Oise <Hauts-de-France). Interview with Executive Director Lionel Aboussouan on why the EPMA chose Chantilly and its future...

WTX, diversification, investment

WTX, a successful business diversification

24 May 2019 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

To ensure its future, the WTX automotive group has successfully completed two diversification projects in Hauts-de-France, one in its original business and one in construction. Get the whole story behind this...

design, economic development, attractiveness

Lille Metropole, World Design Capital 2020

24 May 2019 | Front page, A region on the move

Discover how being awarded World Capital of Design will help Lille (Hauts-de-France) speed up its economic, ecological and social transformation.

services, CGI, IT

CGI, a Canadian IT company is setting up new operations in Arras

22 May 2019 | Front page, ICT, Investment

CGI, a Canadian IT services group which already has a presence in Hauts-de-France, is opening its third regional office in Arras with plans to create 100 new jobs.

acpqualife, hps, online payment

ACPQualife expands its reach in Hauts-de-France

10 May 2019 | Front page, ICT, Investment

IT systems performance expert ACPQualife, a subsidiary of the international group HPS, has announced the opening of its sixth French office in Lille.

astrazeneca, Hauts de France, investment

AstraZeneca—a fixture in Hauts-de-France for over 25 years

25 Apr 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Since arriving in Northern France in the early nineties, AstraZeneca has invested regularly in its Dunkerque site. Now the Anglo-Swedish biopharmaceutical giant has inaugurated a new €135 million expansion.

investments, jobs, hauts-de-france

Hauts-de-France ranked France’s 2nd-most attractive region in 2018

05 Apr 2019 | Front page, A region on the move, Investment

Once again, Hauts-de-France took high honors for foreign direct investment, ranking No. 2 in France for jobs and No. 1 for industrial projects. Learn more about our region’s attractiveness for business from...

procter & gamble, investment, france

Procter & Gamble’s latest investment in Amiens

29 Mar 2019 | Front page, Investment

After a global investment of €300M in five years, P&G is reinjecting €50M into its Amiens site. Read about the regional assets that convinced the leading multinational consumer goods company to invest...

Durisotti, Liberty House, acquisition

Liberty takes over French vehicle converter Durisotti

21 Mar 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Philippe Baudon, Chairman of Liberty-Durisotti, explains what’s at stake in Durisotti’s takeover by the British group, how this acquisition fits into the Group’s corporate strategy and shares his vision on the...

FDI, Germany, Hauts-de-France

German investments in Hauts-de-France

15 Mar 2019 | Front page, A region on the move

The first German investment in Hauts-de-France dates back to 1960. Germany now ranks second among countries investing in the region. Let’s look at some trends in the region’s economical relations with...

faire faces, healthcare, investment

The Faire Faces Institute: €16 million investment received in Amiens

04 Mar 2019 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

The Faire Faces Institute, slated to open a new dedicated site in 2021, will raise Hauts-de-France’s international standing as the home of Europe’s leading facial disfigurement research center.

SKF aeroengine france, aerospace, investment, Valenciennes

SKF in Valenciennes, an Industry 4.0 production line for €5M

22 Feb 2019 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

A world leader in the production of aerospace parts, SKF is investing €5 million in Hauts-de-France for the installation of an entirely robotic high-tech production line.

logistics, e-commerce, E-Valley

E-Valley: Europe’s largest logistics project now under construction

15 Feb 2019 | Front page, ICT

E-Valley’s building permit has been signed, and Air Base 103 in Cambrai will soon be converted into an e-commerce logistics platform. Take a sneak peek inside the largest European smart hub, at the...