Choosing the Bordeaux metropolitan area and Gironde means benefitting from an economic and scientific environment with high potential in a growth market sustained by some major structural projects.
On the strength of its businesses, its natural resources and its University, the Bordeaux metropolis is able to develop its own sectors of excellence, job creation and innovation.
Alongside the 4 accredited competitiveness clusters (Aeronautics, Lasers, Forest products and Agri-food) some national-scale clusters are emerging:
- IT Health
- Inno’vin (wine-making sector)
- Aquitaine Digital (digital)…
- Bordeaux Games,
- TOPOS (satellite applications)
- AETOS (drone systems),
- Aquitaine Chimie Durable (sustainable chemistry),
- AWIC (wind power cluster),
- Sysolia (industrial solar systems in Aquitaine),
- CREAhD Centre (Sustainable Construction, Resources, Environment and Housing),
Bordeaux and Gironde are determined to make it to the top in terms of attractiveness and economic development, both at national and European levels.
A network of businesses
The presence of major industrial companies often linked with state-of-the-art technologies has generated a well-established industrial fabric of sub-contracting and maintenance to a high level of expertise and with qualities that correspond perfectly to contractors’ requirements.
Leaders of industry:
The economy of Bordeaux and the Gironde relies on a large number of industrial and technological leaders of their fields, whether they are large international groups or start-ups.
Dassault Aviation – Thales – SAFRAN HErakles – AIRBUS – Getrag Ford – Laser Cofinoga – Lectra – Sabena Technics – Composites Aquitaine- Saft – Sanofi – Smurfit Kappa – Ceva Santé Animale – Amplitudes Systèmes – Agfa Healthcare – McKesson France – Immersion – beTomorrow – Concoursmania – Acteon – eDevice – Steris – @t Internet-Xiti – Cheops Technology – Fermentalg – Construction Navale de Bordeaux – Eolite Systems – Medapharma – Merck Biodevelopment – Stryker Spine – Fluofarma – Solvay – Eurovia …..