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Shuhei TOYODA - TOYOTA BOSHOKU - Lille Region

Toyota Boshoku president inducted into Légion d’Honneur

13 Dec 2013 | A region on the move, Mobility

Shuhei Toyoda, President of Toyota Boshoku Corporation, was made a Chevalier in France’s prestigious Légion d’Honneur on December 10, in a ceremony at the Résidence de France in Tokyo.

Kubota - Dunkerque - tractor - set up - Lille Region

Japan’s Kubota Corporation announces plans to locate new plant in Lille Region

05 Dec 2013 | Investment, Front page, Mobility

After considering several sites in different European countries Japan’s Kubota Group has announced that it will build a €40 million tractor assembly plant in Bierne, near Dunkerque, France.

Schaeffler - Automotive parts - chain drives - automotive- Lille Region

Schaeffler opens new plant

02 Dec 2013 | Investment, Mobility

Automotive parts manufacturer Schaeffler invests €20 million in move to larger premises, expanding from 22,000 sq m to 41,000 sq m and revamping production.

Transalley - European Rail Awards - sustainable mobility - transport - railway - Lille Region

Transalley nominated for European Rail Awards in London

22 Nov 2013 | A region on the move, Mobility

Transalley, the transport and sustainable mobility technology park, was nominated for a European Rail Award in an inaugural ceremony celebrating successful European rail projects.

ArcelorMittal - Dunkerque - steelmaker - investment - Lille Region

ArcelorMittal to invest €92 M in Dunkerque facility

20 Nov 2013 | Investment, Advanced Materials

For over two decades, ArcelorMittal’s Dunkerque plant has kept its technological edge and now has the highest production capacity of any Group site in France. The Dunkerque facility—a key element in the...

Lille Region - Cannes Corporate Media et TV Awards - Silver Dolphin

Lille Region wins Cannes Corporate Media and TV Award

14 Nov 2013 | Front page, A region on the move

Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards festival honors the promotional film “Lille Region, the place to be,” choosing it from 719 contenders from around the globe.

AstraZeneca -  pharmaceutical laboratory - Symbicort - health - Lille Region

AstraZeneca ramps up investment in Dunkerque

04 Nov 2013 | Investment, Health Nutrition

AstraZeneca will invest €26 million in a new production line for the Symbicourt asthma inhaler at its Dunkerque plant. Existing lines will also be upgraded.

Rio Tinto Alcan - Aluminium Dunkerque - electrolytic cell - Lille Region

Inauguration of a new electrolytic cell at Aluminium Dunkerque

31 Oct 2013 | Investment, Advanced Materials

Rio Tinto Alcan group invests 32 million Euros in the Aluminium Dunkerque site.

Tomorrow’s healthcare - CHRU Clubster santé - outpatient surgery - Lille Region

Lille Region: Tomorrow’s healthcare today

28 Oct 2013 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

Having unveiled the hospital room of the future in 2012, Lille's University Hospital Center (CHRU) and Clubster Santé, a Lille Region health industry network, are now designing tomorrow’s outpatient surgery...

BigBen Interactive - accessories - videogame - consoles - IT - logistics - warehouse - Lille Region

BigBen Interactive plans €4 million investment

14 Oct 2013 | Investment, ICT

Douai warehouse to expand by 9,000 sq m.

Forum of European Automotive industry in Lille region

Lille Region to host European automotive industry forum

01 Oct 2013 | Front page, A region on the move, Mobility

November 14: On the road to 2030!

France Singapore Innovation Days - digital media - Ubifrance - Nord France Invest - Lille Region

Lille Region a key partner at France Singapore Innovation Days

26 Sep 2013 | A region on the move, ICT

Ubifrance will hold its 3rd FSID business conference in Singapore on October 30 & 31, focusing this year on digital media—where Lille Region is second to none.

3SI - order preparation hub - dispeo - Lille Region

3SI Group opens France’s largest order preparation hub to serve e-commerce in Lille Region

23 Sep 2013 | A region on the move, Mobility

3SI Group, formerly 3 Suisses International, has just opened a state-of-the art order preparation hub in Hem, outside Lille. The new facility is the largest of its kind in France.

I-Week - Lille Region - training - students -  international appeal -  Nord France Invest

New talents: Welcome to Lille Region!

19 Sep 2013 | A region on the move, Promotion

Schools that shine drive international appeal—students speak up

EDHEC SKEMA - Financial Times - training - business school - Lille Region

Edhec and Skema Business Schools make the Top 10 in the Financial Times international ranking

22 Aug 2013 | A region on the move, Promotion

Lille Region once again scored high in the Financial Times masters in finance rankings, which evaluate the world's leading programs in the field. Two regional business schools scored in the Top 10 for...

Oscar-Lambret - TomoTherapy - Radiotherapy - hospital - cancer - Lille Region

Radiotherapy breakthrough: Oscar Lambret Center celebrates world first

20 Aug 2013 | A region on the move, Health Nutrition

Lille's Oscar Lambret Center, a standard-setter in cancer treatment, offers increasingly innovative and targeted therapies

Gifi - distribution hub -retailer for the home - warehouse -  Lille Region

Gifi to set up distribution hub near Douai

12 Aug 2013 | Investment, Mobility

The leading first-price non food retailer for the home and family in France Gifi has announced plans to build a new 72,000 sq m distribution center near Douai. The facility is scheduled to open in early 2015...

HÄAGEN-DAZS - expansion - ice cream production - Lille Region

HÄAGEN-DAZS to expand Arras facility

10 Jul 2013 | Investment, Health Nutrition

3,500 sq m addition will house new production line

datacenter - Lille Region

Lille Region: a key platform for data centres in Europe

27 Jun 2013 | A region on the move, ICT

OVH, Atos Wordline, IBM, are examples of a burgeoning idyll between data centres and Lille region, located at the Northern tip of France.

IBM - Euratechnologies - IT - Lille Region

New IBM center in Lille to create 700 jobs

26 Jun 2013 | Investment, Front page, ICT

American IT giant chooses EuraTechnologies complex for new French service center