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Investment in Northern France : All news

CargoBeamer - road-rail transfer - railway- transport - mobility- Lille Region

Calais Premier platform to feature road-rail transfer

21 Dec 2012 | Investment, Mobility

Germany’s CargoBeamer plans Calais intermodal terminal for 2014

3M - glass microspheres - Lille Region

Lille Region gets new vote of confidence from 3M

11 Jun 2013 | Investment

3M announces €12.5 million investment at Tilloy-lez-Cambrai plant

Amazon - e-commerce - distributeur - center - logistic - Lille Region

Amazon to open center in Lille Region

11 Jun 2013 | Investment, Mobility

Amazon yesterday announced plans to open its largest French distribution center at a site near Douai in Lille Region. The move will create up to 2,500 jobs.

BioFIT - Open Innovation B2B event - biotech - pharmaceutical  - health - Lille Region

Lille to host BioFit December 3-4, 2012

09 Nov 2012 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

Preparations for 2nd annual Open Innovation B2B event now underway

CETI - textile - innovation - materials - Lille Region

Lille Region: creating tomorrow’s textiles

08 Nov 2012 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

The European Centre for Innovative Textiles (CETI) is the world’s newest research and prototyping center for innovative textiles—a market projected to grow 21% by 2017.

Lille 1 university - training - Shanghai rankings - Lille Region

Lille 1 university enters Shanghai rankings

30 Oct 2012 | A region on the move, Promotion

Lille Region university ranks among world’s top 500

Zetar expands into Northern France

10 Oct 2012 | Investment, Health Nutrition

Zetar Group chooses Lille as launching point for French market

Oxylane - logistics hub - Lille Region

Oxylane to build logistics hub near Valenciennes

25 Sep 2012 | Investment, Mobility

Oxylane has confirmed plans to install its new logistics hub for continental Europe in the industrial park adjacent to the Rouvignies Airfield near Valenciennes. The facility will supply sports equipment...

Nouvelles Vagues - aquaculture - innovation - research - Lille Region - Aquimer

Nouvelles Vagues—an innovative hub for marine products

20 Sep 2012 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

Already Europe's top seafood processing centre, Boulogne-sur-Mer will soon be a leading venue for aquaculture, too, with PFI Nouvelles Vagues—“New Waves” in English

Toyota - Yaris - export to US - Lille Region

“Made in France” Toyotas set for export to US in 2013

10 Sep 2012 | A region on the move, Mobility

Based in Northern France,Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF) is already the largest French and European site producing a B-segment hybrid vehicle. Starting in May 2013, it will also produce the Toyota...

yaris hybrid - Toyota - automotive - mobility - transport - Lille Region

Toyota rolls out yaris hybrid in Valenciennes

04 Sep 2012 | A region on the move, Mobility

€25 million investment brings Europe’s first B-segment hybrid to market

Schaeffler - automotive parts producer - chain drives - Lille Region

Schaeffler to invest €20m in new Calais plant

26 Jun 2012 | Investment, Mobility

German automotive parts producer Schaeffler Chain Drive System, specialized in chain drives, has announced plans to relocate to a new plant in Calais’s Marcel Doret industrial zone by summer 2013. The move...

KTM Advance - e-learning - Serious Games - IT - Lille Region

KTM Advance goes for Valenciennes

21 Jun 2012 | Investment, ICT

KTM Advances to produce Serious Games in Northern France

Lille Region introduces the hospital room of the future

18 Jun 2012 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

A new room for tomorrow’s patients. The Clubster Santé and the Lille regional teaching hospital introduced their “Concept Room” at the Hôpital Expo trade show last May in Paris.

RIMTEC - TELENE - resin - Materials - Lille Region

Telene opts for Northern France (again)

11 Jun 2012 | Investment, Advanced Materials

Telene, a subsidiary of Japan’s Rimtec, expands its Technical Center in Bondues

The Lille region, birthplace of the automated metro, will manage Siemens’ entire light automated vehicle (VAL) section

07 May 2012 | Investment, Mobility

Siemens chooses Lille/Châtillon Center of Competence for worldwide VAL and Néoval automated metro business

Befesa Zinc - Lille Region

Befesa Zinc plant nears completion

16 Apr 2012 | Investment, Green Business

€20 million investment in Gravelines

Traiteur Côté Mer - Océan Délices - Sushi - Lille Region

Sushi production gears up at Traiteur Côté Mer

09 Apr 2012 | Investment, Health Nutrition

Sushi production gears up at Traiteur Côté Mer

Laboratoires d’excellence - Labex - Lille Region

Six projects in Northern France named “Laboratoires d’excellence”

26 Mar 2012 | A region on the move, Promotion

€54m and six outstanding labs for Northern France

IFMAS - French Institute of Agro-Based Materials - research - Lille Region

IFMAS labelling: innovative materials produced from plant-based resources

12 Mar 2012 | A region on the move, Advanced Materials

Regional research strengthened by the labelling of IFMAS