Incubators, accelerators and business hotels

In Normandy, specialised structures have been set up, by theme and by the maturity of your project, to host you along with providing personalised guidance. Many different solutions exist, adapted to need and the level of expertise required.

Agri-Food, Food technology

Fast Forward Normandie: Led by AD Normandie and the Normandie Participations investment fund, this combines financing and guidance for a speedy acceleration of businesses. With a network of 50 expert mentors and speakers, FFWD Normandie has already boosted 40 businesses, notably in the agri-tech and food-tech sectors.

Eco-construction

Seine Ecopolis: Spaces to rent in a business nursery, dedicated to stakeholders in the field of eco-construction. Located in Rouen Madrillet Innovation, 15 minutes from Rouen, this 1500m2 site, with a PassivHauss kitemark, welcomes business specialised in sustainable construction.

Social Solidarity Social Sector

Katapult: A Norman incubator for socially innovative companies, Katapult offers guidance for business ideas with a strong social, environmental and economic impact, as well as for collaborative and sustainable projects in Normandy. It offers space solutions in business hotels and coworking areas.

Medical Technology

Seine Biopolis: Located on the Rouen Health Innovation campus, close to the university hospital on a 6.2 ha site, with links to R&D networks, this business hotel is aimed at organisations in the health, research, biotechnology, medical robotics and artificial intelligence fields.

Tech-up corner: An industrial accelerator at the heart of the Selha Group factory in Normandy, Tech-Up Corner guides start-ups to bring their innovative projects to market, notably in the medical technology field.

Digital

Le Dôme: An incubator and fablab based in Caen, offering coworking areas as well as a full guidance programme and technology resources to support digital and technology projects from entrepreneurs.

Digital Forum: The Digital Forum is a multi-use space, acting both as a nursery and a coworking hub. It brings together industry experts, technology geeks and entrepreneurs to explore the latest trends and digital innovations.

Seine Innopolis: Nursery/business hotel dedicated to web and digital activities, at the heart of the Norman metropolis, easily accessible from the Paris-Le Havre-Caen motorway and 50 metres from a tram station.

The ’4.0 Hub’: Located in the heart of the 4.0 Hub, the innovation hub covering the Seine-Eure district, is a nursery aimed at accelerating the emergence of ambitious regional projects. Both a place of work and a meeting and cross-fertilisation hub, it’s aimed at young businesses in the digital and industry sectors.

All sectors

Le Village by CA Normandie: Led by a French bank – the Caisses régionales de Crédit Agricole – these villages by CA offer support and guidance to innovative businesses in Normandy.

Le Village by CA Rouen Vallée de Seine: This village is an innovation ecosystem, aimed at collaboration and guidance for start-ups, and located in Rouen in Normandy.

MoHo:The MoHo is aimed at creating a sustainable environment for people from different spheres to work, innovate and grow together: students, researchers, start-up, salaried staff. From SMEs through to large companies, as well as people looking for work and ordinary citizens.

NEOMA Business School: An incubator based in Rouen and Rheims, offering guidance to entrepreneurs and start-ups in the development of their innovative projects and added-value.

Normandie Incubation: Project incubator for the last 20 years, Normandie Incubation offers guidance on the creation of start-ups, with a dedicated service. This is the public sector research incubator in Normandy with 3 sites: Caen, Rouen and Le Havre.

Plug N Work: Plug N Work is a dynamic coworking setup in Caen, offering a collaborative environment for professionals wishing to network and develop.

Rouen Normandie Création: Rouen Normandie Création is a platform supporting entrepreneurship in Rouen. It offers a range of resources, facilities, advice and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Abbaye du Valasse: Valasse Abbey is emblematic in Normandy. Situated in the Caux uplands, it offers a unique setting for businesses, combining history, nature and professional development possibilities through its coworking, seminar and business event opportunities.

Space Campus – KPSUL: At the heart of the Space Campus in the Eure county, KPSUL is a business nursery, bringing together the ecosystem of different start-ups, from across a range of activities. The Space Campus is an industrial ecosystem covering businesses and engineering schools.

Seine Actipolis: Located in Caudebec-lès-Elbeuf, south of Rouen, this business hotel welcomes companies from the tertiary, artisanal and industrial sectors.

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