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The Emile Awards are Europe’s “Oscars of animation”

Lille to host Emile animated film awards ceremony

20 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France has been selected to host the first Emile Awards ceremony honoring Europe’s finest animated films. The distinction underscores its international reputation for animation know-how and position...

Refresco targets premium market

13 Mar 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

A new line at Refresco’s Hauts-de-France plant will package fruit juices in cartons, positioning the company to move into the premium and organic market.

French Tech Ticket

06 Mar 2017 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Greater Lille hosts three foreign start-ups for a year under the French Tech Ticket program.

New factory school to provide technical training for health-sector employees in Hauts-de-France.

Hauts-de-France health sector plans first “factory school”

22 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France is set to expand training options with a new school designed to produce skilled manufacturing workers for the health sector.

New Yaris made in Hauts-de-France

New Yaris in production at Toyota’s Onnaing plant

20 Feb 2017 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Toyota’s plant in Onnaing, a suburb of Valenciennes, will begin producing the seventh version of the Yaris hybrid in March. In 2016, France manufactured 237,000 of these cars—more than any other automobile....

Belgian entrepreneurs invest €15 million in tomato greenhouses in Hauts-de-France

Introducing greenhouse tomatoes from Hauts-de-France

09 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Belgian entrepreneurs are investing €15 million in a 9-hectare expanse of greenhouses for tomatoes in Arques.

The Hub will be the nerve center for a new Amiens-based energy storage cluster.

Amiens set to become European energy storage capital

27 Jan 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

Greater Amiens has launched Energeia, a new center for energy independence that joins the city’s Bloc health technology cluster and its ADN digital development cluster. Working together, these three centers of...

Alstom-Bombardier consortium wins the contract of the century

Alstom-Bombardier consortium wins trainset contract for Paris commuter rail system’s Lines D and E

19 Jan 2017 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The €3.7 billion deal is the largest order ever financed by STIF, the Paris Region’s transport authority, and the largest tender process for rolling stock ever handled by French rail company SNCF. Alstom’s...

rev3days, Third Industrial Revolution

Rev3 launches rev3days, its first international business convention

18 Jan 2017 | Front page, A region on the move

Rev3, the Third Industrial Revolution initiative in Hauts-de-France, launches rev3days—the first international business convention for professionals and stakeholders in the energy and digital transition.

Business seminar in India

Connecting with business leaders in Pune

13 Dec 2016 | Front page, Promotion, A region on the move

Indian business leaders set to learn about opportunities in Hauts-de-France at a seminar presented by Nord France Invest in Pune on December 13.

Higher education in Hauts-de-France

Top of the class: Hauts-de-France excels in higher education

06 Dec 2016 | Front page, A region on the move

Tomorrow’s talent: the many nationally and internationally renowned institutions of higher learning in Hauts-de-France give this region France’s fourth largest student population—a valuable pipeline for the...

AgeingFit—a convention dedicated to senior health

AgeingFit—the first convention for senior health innovation

05 Dec 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

AgeingFit, the first international business convention for innovation in the silver economy and silver health, will be held in February 2017 with support from Eurasanté, a center of excellence for biology,...

Hauts-de-France responds to Brexit with Welcome Home campaign

Hauts-de-France to British neighbors: Welcome Home!

05 Dec 2016 | Front page, Promotion, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France has developed an advertising campaign designed specifically for British business leaders. Dubbed “Welcome Home,” it stresses how close our region is to the UK—and how easy it is to invest here...

Heineken brewery at Mons-en-Baroeul is the Dutch group’s largest in France

New expansion for Heineken brewery in Northern France

28 Nov 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

A new production line is now on tap at Heineken France’s largest brewery as the beer giant continues to innovate and grow in Hauts-de-France.

MBK: Yamaha’s factory in Saint-Quentin

MBK’s winning strategy

23 Nov 2016 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

In the mobility sector, one scooter manufacturer stands out—and you’ll find them in Saint-Quentin, right here in Hauts-de-France. Innovative flair and market adaptability have made MBK Yamaha’s top factory in...

Excellence in education sets Northern France apart

IÉSEG wins international accreditation from AMBA

14 Oct 2016 | Front page, A region on the move

IÉSEG School of Management—a Lille institution for 50 years—has won accreditation from the prestigious UK-based Association of MBAs (AMBA), earning a place among the best business programs in the world.

Amazon Northern France

Amazon expands in Hauts-de-France

14 Oct 2016 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

Once again, Northern France is the e-commerce giant’s region of choice.

New e-health cluster in Amiens

Amiens launches Europe’s largest e-health simulation center

23 Sep 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

The city of Amiens is home to the Bloc, a dedicated health technology cluster that includes SimUsanté, Europe’s largest simulation center. The project is designed to structure the local health ecosystem,...

Two new vaccines to be produced at GSK’s Saint-Amand-les-Eaux plant

GSK to produce two new vaccines at Saint-Amand-les-Eaux site

21 Sep 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

For years GSK’s plant in Northern France has worked to raise its profile as one of the pharmaceutical group’s strategic assets. Mission accomplished: two new vaccines will soon be rolling off its production...

Amaris scores a success in Northern France

Northern France site a success for Amaris

19 Sep 2016 | Front page, Investment

In 2015 Amaris opened a new office in Northern France. After just one year, results have been so positive that the Switzerland-based consulting firm now plans to expand its business in the region.