What we can do to help you set up in France

The challenge: you want to set up a business in France or in Europe, but have no local support network to get your project up and running. Whatever your business—an industrial SME, a tech start-up or a major international corporation, And whatever your project—launching a new company, expanding, or taking over an existing operation > Nord France Invest is the contact you need.

What we can do to help you set up in France

The challenge: you want to set up a business in France or in Europe, but have no local support network to get your project up and running. Whatever your business—an industrial SME, a tech start-up or a major international corporation, And whatever your project—launching a new company, expanding, or taking over an existing operation > Nord France Invest is the contact you need.

Services are 100% confidential and free of charge

As the regional development agency for Hauts-de-France, we support your regional investment project every step of the way.

Our support includes a range of 100% confidential services at no cost*, coordinated by your own special adviser—a dedicated expert we assign to you and your team.

In recent years, our special advisers have supported 78 investment projects in Hauts-de-France. Since advisers are specialised by sector, you can be sure to get the best fit for you at every stage of your project. Their insights into the region and hands-on experience with foreign investment procedures will save hours of your time.

*The cost of our services is covered by our financial backers—the Hauts-de-France Regional Council and the Hauts-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Step 1: Get answers to questions on your project and/or move

We start with a careful analysis of your specifications, then reach out to our partners andprovide their detailed answers to any and all questions you may have.

Step 2: Find solutions for your project and/or move

Get customised solutions for your business

After we’ve analysed your specifications, we work with our local partners to create a set of proposals, including buildings, land, acquisition targets and/or partners that meet your needs.

Visit candidate sites

To make the best possible use of your time, we organise a a tour of potential sites on your shortlist—drawn from our portfolio.

Step 3: Finalise your plans to set up here

Optimise financing

Nord France Invest will help you identify available public funding for your project, along with any additional support your investment may need, including subsidies, subsidised or very low-interest loans, tax exemptions, and rescheduling of loan repayments.

Cut through red tape

We’ve built relationships with all of the region’s business and labour stakeholders. By tapping into this wide-reaching network, we can connect you with the right people in local, regional and national government. We also use our contacts to fast-track your administrative procedures.

Step 4: Count on us for continued support

We continue to work with you well after your initial decision. In fact, our experts remain in contact to ensure your business fits seamlessly into the local business community, to promote news about your new regional structure—and to support your future growth. !

We start with a careful analysis of your specifications, then reach out to our partners and provide their detailed answers to any and all questions you may have.

Learn more

Get customised solutions for your business

After we’ve analysed your specifications, we work with our local partners to create a set of proposals, including buildings, land, acquisition targets and/or partners that meet your needs.

Visit candidate sites

To make the best possible use of your time, we organise a tour of potential sites on your shortlist—drawn from our portfolio.

Learn more

Optimise financing

Nord France Invest will help you identify available public funding for your project, along with any additional support your investment may need, including subsidies, subsidised or very low-interest loans, tax exemptions, and rescheduling of loan repayments.

Cut through red tape

We’ve built relationships with all of the region’s business and labour stakeholders. By tapping into this wide-reaching network, we can connect you with the right people in local, regional and national government. We also use our contacts to fast-track your administrative procedures.

Learn more

We continue to work with you well after your initial decision. In fact, our experts remain in contact to ensure your business fits seamlessly into the local business community, to promote news about your new regional structure—and to support your future growth.

Learn more