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Real estate dedicated to cleantech in Greater Lyon

Cutting edge spaces for cleantech

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A business in the cleantech sector? Greater Lyon has a real estate offer geared to your needs.

Varied setting up options

The Vallée de la Chimie (the Chemical Valley), a large industrial campus

Vallée de la chimie : vue aérienne

The Vallée de la Chimie (the Chemical Valley) is evolving to accommodate innovative activities in the sectors of chemistry, energy and environment, in particular thanks to Axelera, its competitiveness cluster.

An attractive site

The Vallée de la Chimie (the Chemical Valley) is permanently developing, and represents 800 ha and 6,000 direct jobs. 5 research centres: Solvay Arkema, Bluestar Silicones, Total, IFP Energies Nouvelles and a mixed Solvay / CNRS research unit dedicated to composite polymer materials round off the offer.

Axel’One, a collaborative innovation platform

logo Axel'One, plateforme d'innovation collaborative chimie

Axel’One is developing 3 complementary property projects. 20% of the area will be for VSE’s / SME’s aiming to join collaborative R&D projects by 2016:

  • the "innovative processes" platform (PPI), located in Solaize;
  • the "innovative materials" platform (PMI), situated in Saint-Fons;
  • the "campus" platform, situated in Villeurbanne on the LyonTech-la Doua campus.

Gaya project: the only experimentation platform in Europe for the 2nd generation biomethane sector

logo Gaya, plateforme Biométhane de 2e génération

Based in Saint-Fons, the goal of the Gaya platform is to trial, on a semi-industrial scale, the various stages of transformation of biomass into biomethane.

Greater Lyon is supporting this project by providing to GDF Suez 1.6 ha of land.

LyonTech-la Doua, an essential address in Lyon

bâtiment CPE Lyon à Villeurbanne

Located in the north of Villeurbanne and close to Lyon, the LyonTech-la Doua university site brings together 40% of Lyon’s scientific potential. It is France’s leading educational and research site and is also home to dozens of innovative businesses.

An internationally acclaimed campus

Specialized in chemistry and engineering for sustainable development, LyonTech-la Doua has gradually become an internationally acclaimed campus in the field of cleantech and participates actively in building the world of tomorrow.

Einstein, a dynamic incubator

Centre Scientifique et Technique Albert Einstein

At the cutting edge of the cleantech sector, Einstein is located close to LyonTech-la Doua. The incubator offers a useful area of 3,300 m2 dedicated to innovative activities in the fields of biotechnology, ICT and engineering sciences.

Professionals in cleantech? The Métropole de Lyon helps with your development by a set of active organisations helping businesses in your sector.

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