A subsidiary of the RATP group, Ixxi develops Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) technologies and applications. The company, which is currently experiencing rapid growth, has decided to invest in Merignac at the heart of the Bordeaux Airport Metropolitan Interest Operation, setting up a subsidiary to consolidate IT development activities.
With this site, which is expected to accommodate 50 employees, Ixxi plans to create new market and technological innovation opportunities.
As part of its MTP (Medium Term Plan), which anticipates turnover of between 80 and 100 million euros by 2020, Ixxi plans to develop an external growth policy in accordance with the RATP’s strategic guidelines for the digital sector.
Ixxi wishes to develop its products related to ticketing and passenger information and has chosen the Bordeaux agglomeration as it has all the assets required to ensure the subsidiary’s successful growth. Ixxi President Pascal Auzannet said: “Bordeaux Metropole and the Aquitaine region have a local environment which is conducive to the development of our new technologies, particularly in terms of training, research, the digital ecosystem and the presence of highly skilled candidates”.
For several years, smart mobility has been a priority for local public actors who have structured an innovative industrial sector around the The ITS World Congress in Bordeaux in October is the most recent evidence of this.
Ixxi, which is supported in its project by Invest in Bordeaux, has found partners through its contacts at the Regional Council and Bordeaux Métropole. These partners are strongly motivated by the project and able to support its growth.
Founded in 2010, Ixxi, a subsidiary of the RATP Group, provides innovative solutions adapted to urban mobility. The fast-growing company (+40 jobs in 2 years) specialises in ticketing systems, passenger information and operations support systems.
It combines the expertise, products and services of the RATP Group in these areas, including ticketing (12 million passengers a day and 2 billion euros in revenue per year).
IXXI – Elsa Audouin