Nord France Invest is the economic development agency for Hauts-de-France

Nord France Invest is the investment promotion agency for Hauts-de-France: we identify, attract and facilitate business development projects by foreign-owned companies.

Nord France Invest is the economic development agency for Hauts-de-France

Nord France Invest is the investment promotion agency for Hauts-de-France: we identify, attract and facilitate business development projects by foreign-owned companies.

About Nord France Invest

Nord France Invest is the investment promotion agency for the Hauts-de-France region. Financed by the Regional Council and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hauts-de-France, we help foreign-owned companies set up operations in Hauts-de-France and grow their business here.

We want your business development in France to be as successful as possible. Which is why we offer customised solutions that are tailored to your priorities.

How does NFI support international companies?

Our services—most of them free—are designed for foreign-owned companies. And 100% confidentiality is our watchword, strictly applied to your project.

Learn more about our four-step support process:

Get one-stop answers to all your questions and draw up specifications for your project in Hauts-de-France

Find solutions tailored to your investment project—set up a new business, expand an existing one, acquire another company and/or partner with a regional business

Optimise your financing for faster start-up

Find your place in the regional ecosystem to grow your business

Our commitments

One dedicated adviser

To facilitate your project, we assign a special adviser to you and your project—from the very first steps through to finalisation.

Confidentiality guaranteed

Respecting your confidentiality is a top priority at NFI. Your identity and project will be known only to contacts that you’ve approved.

Services free of charge

Our services are financed by regional authorities, which means they are provided by Nord France Invest at no charge to you.

Personalised assistance

When you visit Hauts-de-France, we plan your itinerary carefully to make best use of your available time.

Solutions that work for you

At Nord France Invest, we tailor our proposals to your specifications.

Our results

Since our founding in 1966, Nord France Invest has helped nearly 1,200 international companies set up in business in our region. For 20 years, Hauts-de-France has ranked among the TOP THREE host regions for foreign-owned companies in France.

Major business projects assisted by NFI

Agrati

Équipementier automobile, Italie
Unité de production

Amazon

Marketplace, USA, Entrepôts logistiques

Armatis-lc

Relation client, France, Centre de relation client

Barilla

Boulangerie, Italie, Unité de production

Bayer

Santé - Pharmaceutique, Allemagne, Siège France

BIO-RAD

Produits pour la recherche en science de la vie et du diagnostic médical, USA, Unité de production

Bombardier

Constructeur de matériel roulant, Canada, Unité de production

Booking.com

E-tourisme, Pays-Bas, Centre de service client

gsk

Industrie pharmaceutique, UK, Unité de production

Häagen-Dazs

Crèmes glacées, USA, Unité de production

IBM

TIC, USA, Centre d'innovation

Kubota

Assemblage d'engins agricoles, Japon, Site d'assemblage + Centre de recherche

L'olivier assurance auto

Assurance, UK, Centre de service

Majorel

Relation Client, Allemagne, Centre de relation client

MOWI

Transformation de produits de la mer, Norvège, Unité de production

Polimeri Europa

Chimie, Italie, Unité de production

Portakabin

Construction modulaire, UK, Unité de production

Refresco

Boissons, Pays-Bas, Unité de production

SAICA

Production de papier & carton, Espagne, Rachat d'une unité de production et extension

Schaeffler
logo Schaeffler

Équipementier automobile, Allemagne, Unité de production

Tate & Lyle
logo Schaeffler

R&D Nutrition, UK, Centre d'innovation

thyssenkrupp
logo Schaeffler

Ingénierie Mécanique, Allemagne, Unité de production

Toyota
logo Schaeffler

Constructeur automobile, Japon, Unité de production

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What international business thinks

2014 award from Site Selectors Guild

In 2014, the Site Selectors Guild named us the year’s “Best International Development Agency”.

Founded in 2010 in the United States, the Guild brings together the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants. Its members provide location strategy to corporations across the globe and for every industry, sector and function. The Site Selectors Guild is dedicated to advancing the profession of international corporate site selection by promoting integrity, objectivity and professional development. Members are peer-nominated, vetted, and must demonstrate significant professional location advisory experience.