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The official launch of the Opticities European project, which is all about smart urban mobility, took place on 2 December 2013 in Lyon.
Lyon Centre for Microscopy: inauguration of the Ly-EtTEM microscope in Villeurbanne in November 2013
On 25 November 2013 the Lyon-St Etienne consortium for microscopy (CLYM) unveiled an electronic microscope which is unique in France (le Ly-EtTEM) and opened the new building in Villeurbanne which will be its...
The 2013 special Territoria prize for "support for employment and growth" was awarded to Greater Lyon, on 13 November 2013, for its "Little gems" program aimed at high development potential SMEs.
The Accinov innovation platform was inaugurated on 7 November 2013, in the very heart of Lyon Gerland's Biopole.
Bioaster: new CEO for the Technology Research Institute dedicated to infectious diseases and microbiology in September 2013
The Board of Directors of Bioaster, the Technology Research Institute focused on infectious diseases and microbiology, announced the appointment of Tom Shepherd as Chief executive officer, in September 2013.
Extended by the State until 31 December 2014, the urban free zone system (French acronym: ZFU) helps to open up disadvantaged neighbourhoods and applies to 4 sectors of Greater Lyon: explore the ZFU in the...
Lyon Gerland: laying of the first stone of Gerland 2, Aguettant's future production site, on 4 July 2013
The first stone of Gerland 2, the future production site of the pharmaceutical laboratory Aguettant, was laid on 4 July 2013 in the heart of the Biopôle at Lyon Gerland.
In the first half of 2013, 208 files concerning acquisitions, sales, leases and other exchanges of land were brought before the deliberative committees of Greater Lyon Authority: here the focus is on 2...
Lyon Carré de Soie: investment of EUR 100 million in June 2013 to build Silky, the future site of Alstom Transport in Villeurbanne
In June 2013, ANF Immobilier, the Caisse d'Epargne Rhône-Alpes and DCB International invested EUR 100 million for the construction of the future site of Alstom Transport in Lyon Carré de Soie: the Silky.
Grand Lyon's international relations: attendance at the EU Core Net Cities congress on 19 June 2013 in Barcelona
Invited by the city of Barcelona, Grand Lyon was involved in the launch of the European city network "EU Core Net Cities", on the occasion of the eponymous congress of 19 June 2013.