Have you thought about

checking our FAQ ?

Who can benefit from the NFI services?

4 specific cases:
  • Foreign companies in all sectors looking to expand in Hauts-de-France
  • French companies with no site in Hauts-de-France
  • Hauts-de-France companies with a succession plan
  • Foreign-owned companies in Hauts-de-France with a development project
Our services are not intended for :
  • French or international self-employed entrepreneurs
  • French companies wishing to export
  • International companies seeking distribution networks only

Why as the help of Nord France Invest?

Nord France Invest provides you with completely tailored, free of charge and confidential support. We centralize all the information you need to analyze your project. We facilitate your process to find a site, partners or land. We organize site visits. We accelerate your networking with future regional partners. Find out more about the agency's services on this page.

What type of project can support you in?

The agency supports job-creating investment projects. The nature of projects varies according to 3 main categories:
  • Start-up projects
  • Expansion of existing sites in the region
  • takeovers of regional businesses by international companies.
Nord France Invest's services are not aimed at capital investments.
Check the FAQ

Do you have an expansion project?

Leave us your contact details and we’ll get back to you by e-mail.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Top !

The mobility sector

In Hauts-de-France

Mobility is a strategic industry in Hauts-de-France. As one of France’s top industrial regions, we’re one of Europe’s transport leaders, with powerful production and innovation capacity to develop ever greener trains, planes and automobiles­—and ever higher performance. Learn more about opportunities for your business in Hauts-de-France.

Our rich automaking tradition

The automobile is still the most popular means of mobility. And Hauts-de-France is not only France’s #1 automaking region, but a leading player in Europe.

We’re strategically located in the very heart of the European auto industry, with Toyota, Renault, PSA and other global champions operating here, and nearly 2/3 of Europe’s automotive subcontractors within 500 km.


Electric vehicles in Hauts-de-France
on the road to green mobility

Today green mobility isn’t just an idea, it’s a reality. And Hauts-de-France is on the front line of the ecological transition, with business booming in

  •  non-rechargeable hybrid vehicles,
  • rechargeable hybrid vehicles, and
  • electric vehicles.

Our entire automotive industry is seizing new opportunities, as automakers and equipment manufacturers join forces to reinvent the sector.


Rail is a critical component of mass mobility and the heart of tomorrow’s transport systems.

Our region is a leader in France and a hub for the European rail sector, with global champions such as Bombardier, Alstom and Siemens headlining an ultra-high-performance rail industry.

We’re also home to dedicated organizations doing the R&D work that’s vital for successful production.

Major French aeronautics cluster

The aeronautics sector—an essential component of long-distance mobility—is reinventing itself at speed. In Hauts-de-France, we’re fostering the synergies between innovators and aircraft manufacturers that are critical to the industry’s growth

SKF, Stelia, Safran, Dassault and other global leaders are already doing business here, making the region a true aeronautics cluster.