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Life sciences in Greater Lyon

At the cutting edge of biotechnologies and health

Lyon is a life-sciences cluster with a worldwide reputation: infectious diseases, oncology, neurosciences, medical technologies and nutrition. Discover this sector of excellence, and all that Lyon has to offer those involved in life sciences.

Life sciences in Greater Lyon means:

  • 60 000 jobs in biotechnology and health (source: Acoss-Urssaf 2013 and Insee-Clap 2012)
  • Top vaccine-production centre in the world
  • Top French health cluster: Lyonbiopôle

All key figures

Entreprises des sciences de la vie : pictogramme du service business du Grand Lyon

Your services in life sciences

Lyon has a network and skills to support you at every stage of your development in the sector.

All services and facilities in the life sciences sector in Lyon

Siège de Sanofi Pasteur à Lyon Gerland de nuit

Whether a well-established business or a young organisation, find out how to move to Lyon's major sites.

See real estate opportunities in life sciences

Find out how Lyon's international network can open up opportunities for you in the areas of development and R&D.