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ASSETS FOR STARTING A BUSINESS

ENDLESS RESOURCEFULNESS

Grand Poitiers’ “Jouons le Futur”, is the expression of an entrepreneurial mind-set! But entrepreneurship here means being open, supportive, creative and innovative. It means sharing knowledge and resources, feeling supported and encouraged. It means being part of the many successes which put Grand Poitiers on the map.

STRATEGICALLY LOCATED IN NOUVELLE-AQUITAINE

By train

  • Poitiers TGV station is close to the city centre. Poitiers is the second best served city in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
  • 1hr 15 min from Paris by high-speed train, 16 daily return journeys
  • 55 minutes from Bordeaux by high-speed train
  • Direct TGV to Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport (2hr20min) and Lille Europe (3hr30min).
  • The multimodal hub at Poitiers station simplifies connections and provides access to all means of transport (TGV, TER, coaches, buses, taxis, car-hire, electric bikes etc…)

By plane

There are regular daily flights from Poitiers-Biard airport, via Lyon (1hr 15min) to French and international airports. Two regular lines also provide direct connections to London.

By car

Outstanding motorway access (A10).

STRATEGICALLY LOCATED IN NOUVELLE-AQUITAINE

REAL ESTATE/ A MAJOR ASSET IN GRAND POITIERS

In Grand Poitiers, the diversity of its 65 business parks, business facilities, 9 business incubators and its third places facilitate the finding of a location to set up and develop a business. Economic development consultants are there to help you find premises or land.

Consult Arthur Lloyd’s 2018 “Observatoire de l’Immobilier d’Entreprise” (a commercial property website).

REAL ESTATE/ A MAJOR ASSET IN GRAND POITIERS
REAL ESTATE/ A MAJOR ASSET IN GRAND POITIERS © Alain Montaufier

KEY SKILLS WORKING FOR BUSINESSES

In Grand Poitiers, the concentration of vocational training and higher education establishments is a competitive advantage in the search for skills and the recruitment of talent

Grand Poitiers is the second largest centre of higher education in Nouvelle Aquitaine with 27,000 students, 36 research laboratories and more than 1,300 researchers. Grand Poitiers is home to 50 university courses, numerous higher education institutions, national-level training establishments and a university hospital which houses INSERM and CNRS teams as well as a clinical research centre.

KEY SKILLS WORKING FOR BUSINESSES
KEY SKILLS WORKING FOR BUSINESSES © Cyril Chigot

THE ALIÉNOR D'AQUITAINE BUSINESS PARK

The Aliénor d’Aquitaine Business Park meets the demand of local investors and is delighted to welcome new companies generating wealth and jobs.

Situated at the crossroads of the main communication routes (A10, Paris-Bordeaux high-speed train line and Poitier-Biard airport), this 200-hectare park is designed to adapt to the diversity of all activities there. For example, activities related to waste recycling and treatment will be grouped together in the eco-cluster sector, while logistics and delivery services will be located near the A10 motorway interchanges. Commercial activities and business services will also be catered for here.

Grand Poitiers wants to make this park a model business park: quality public spaces and facilities, construction of sustainable buildings, environmental compatibility…

The developer of the ZAC is a member of the PALME association. They are setting up a programme of actions labelled for environmental control and are aiming for ISO 14001 certification.

THE ALIÉNOR D'AQUITAINE BUSINESS PARK

AT THE HEART OF FRENCH TECH

Along with Angoulême, La Rochelle and Niort, Poitiers is part of French Tech’s Edutainment ecosystem.

In Grand Poitiers this “EdTech” ecosystem is expressed and developed through the Gamers Assembly, the Futuroscope, Canopé/ESEN, the University of Poitiers, start-ups…

 

The SPN, the network of Digital and Image Professionals, has been carrying forward the momentum of French Tech here since 2015.

AT THE HEART OF FRENCH TECH

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

There are many professional networks in the territory – for business initiators, entrepreneurs, company directors.

Consult the list of professional networks and meetings on  : Réseaux86.fr

DISCOVER PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS
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