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Innosphère: shared innovation monitoring platform

07 Aug 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

Innosphère is a platform from CCI Hauts-de-France that makes it easy to access information about innovation in the Region.

refresco, agrifood, hauts-de-france

Start of work for Refresco in Hauts-de-France

31 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Following the €97 million investment announced at the start of the year, work to construct a new Refresco manufacturing unit in Nord (Le Quesnoy) has begun!

innovation, agriculture, Hauts-de-France

AgriLab: Agriculture 2.0 in Hauts-de-France

16 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, ICT, Health Nutrition

Located on the UniLaSalle site (Beauvais), AgriLab is an all-new collaborative innovation centre for the agriculture sector in Hauts-de-France.

agrifood, foreign investment, Takara Foods

Japanese company Takara Foods sets up business in Hauts-de-France

04 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

For its first location in Europe, Takara Foods, the Japanese agrifood company, has chosen Hauts-de-France!

kubota, Hauts-de-France, investment

New research facility for Kubota in Hauts-de-France

05 Jul 2018 | Front page, Investment, Mobility

The Japanese company Kubota is investing in Hauts-de-France for the creation of its European R&D center. A hundred jobs will eventually be created there.

Barilla Hauts-de-France investment

Barilla invests €2 million in Hauts-de-France

10 Jul 2018 |

Barilla France has announced a plan to invest €2 million in its Harrys product manufacturing plant in Onnaing (near Valenciennes) in order to develop its new line of organic sandwich bread, a highly...

investment, Hauts-de-France, FDI

International investments in Hauts-de-France rewarded

10 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

Find out which five foreign companies were recognized in Amiens on June 29, at the Hauts-de-France International Investment Awards 2018 ceremony! A close look at the event’s success.

FEAL 2018, European Automotive Forum in Lille

FEAL returns for a 3rd event

04 Jul 2018 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The European Automotive Forum in Lille was held on June 20-21, with more than 200 attendees. The return of an event that has consolidated its reputation in the heart of France’s top automotive region:...

Renault automotive France

Hauts-de-France in pole position for investment by Renault

21 Jun 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Automobile manufacturer Renault has chosen France as an industrial base for its electric vehicles. More than €1 billion will be invested by 2022, on its top four production sites: Douai, Maubeuge, Flins and...

transalley, mobility, hauts-de-france

Hauts-de-France, specialists in sustainable transport

04 Jun 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, Mobility

Created in 2009, Transalley (Sustainable and Innovative Mobility Technology Park) has not stopped developing. Review of a cluster with international ambition and its future facilities for supporting...

investment, mechanical engineering, automotive

NTN is investing €14m in Hauts-de-France up to 2021

29 May 2018 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

Japan's NTN group is planning considerable investments in Hauts-de-France: €4 million between 2018 and 2020, 10 million up to 2021 (and then 36 million up to 2031). These investments aim to modernise the...

foreign investment, FDI, Hauts-de-France

International Investment Awards 2018

22 May 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, Investment, Promotion

Come and meet the 5 international companies that have made their mark on Hauts-de-France in the last three years thanks to their investments, Friday 29 June at the Quai de l’Innovation in Amiens!

New CMA CGM maritime connections at the Port of Dunkirk

15 May 2018 | Front page, A region on the move

CMA CGM Group is expanding its maritime links between Asia and the United Kingdom and Benelux markets, including a port of call at the Port of Dunkirk.

lenze, industry, future

Lenze awarded the label "Vitrine de l’industrie du future"

27 Apr 2018 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

Located in Hauts-de-France, the German company Lenze, specialised in the manufacture of geared motors and speed variators, was awarded the label "Vitrine de l’industrie du future" by the Future...

IAA, tomatoes, vandevelde

Arques, top production site for tomatoes north of Paris

17 Apr 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Thursday, the 11th of April saw the inauguration of the tomato greenhouses of the Belgian investors Vandevelde in Hauts-de-France, the largest production site in the north of France.

hauts de france, textile, bayart vanoutryve

Bayart Vanoutryve is relocating its factory to Roubaix

13 Apr 2018 | Investment, Front page

The upholstery fabric specialist is leaving its Mouscron, Belgium site to return to Roubaix in the Hauts-de-France region.

FEAL Lille automobile

Lille to host 3rd European Automotive Industry Forum

05 Apr 2018 | Mobility, Front page, A region on the move

FEAL, the European Automotive Industry Forum in Lille, will take place on June 20-21. Register now and join top players in Europe’s automotive industry at this key event.

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Hauts-de-France ranks as France’s 2nd most attractive region in 2017

03 Apr 2018 | Front page, Investment

5,761 jobs were created or maintained in 2017, making Hauts-de-France the country’s second most attractive region for investors—and No. 1 for industrial investments—as reported by Business France.

2018 winners, Best Belgian Investor in France awards

Best Belgian Investor in France

29 Mar 2018 | Front page, Promotion, Investment

Hauts-de-France scored three big wins at the Best Belgian Investor in France awards ceremony on March 28. Ardo, Tessenderlo and Reo Veiling took the awards for Best Structural Investment, Best Investment in...

AgTech Willems

AgTech—where agriculture meets technology

26 Mar 2018 | Front page, ICT, A region on the move

Today’s agriculture presents farmers with new and ever-changing challenges, starting with fine-tuned management of land and other resources. Technology is one way to meet these challenges—and AgTech can...