Bordeaux attracts. Bordeaux shines. Bordeaux is enterprising. Magnetic Bordeaux will pull you in.

Bordeaux, a land of enterprise, provides all the right conditions to start and succeed new projects

17%

business creation rate in 2015 (INSEE) – N°1 city in France after Paris

UP 65 %

in funds raised by start-ups in one year

€400

million invested in corporate real estate in 2016

65

international destinations from the airport

2 HOURS

from Paris from July 2017, thanks to the LGV high-speed rail line

BUSINESS
FRIENDLY

BUSINESS
FRIENDLY

Bordeaux, a land of enterprise, provides all the right conditions to start and succeed new projects

17%

business creation rate in 2015 (INSEE) – N°1 city in France after Paris

UP 65 %

in funds raised by start-ups in one year

€400

million invested in corporate real estate in 2016

65

international destinations from the airport

2 HOURS

from Paris from July 2017, thanks to the LGV high-speed rail line

HOTBED OF INNOVATION

Bordeaux cultivates the sort of creative energy that attracts capital.

Bordeaux University is one of the major vehicles that helps breed innovation and attract highly-skilled, talented people.

€700 MILLION

in investments for innovative programmes for Bordeaux University

10 000

research and teaching staff

#1

French university in the Shanghai Ranking for computer science

+20%

Cultural and creative industries between 2009 – 2015

BORDEAUX

capital of the sharing economy (Cabinet Astères 2016)

HOTBED OF INNOVATION

Bordeaux cultivates the sort of creative energy that attracts capital.

Bordeaux University is one of the major vehicles that helps breed innovation and attract highly-skilled, talented people.

€700 MILLION

in investments for innovative programmes for Bordeaux University

10 000

research and teaching staff

#1

French university in the Shanghai Ranking for computer science

+20%

Cultural and creative industries between 2009 – 2015

BORDEAUX

capital of the sharing economy (Cabinet Astères 2016)

Bordeaux is internationally renowned for its aerospace and defence, vine and winegrowing, and tourism industries

Its high value services sector help fuel growth in the digital and health sectors, which are all reliant on the city’s highly-skilled talent pool.

WINE

23 bottles of Bordeaux wine are sold around the world each second

AERONAUTICS SPACE DEFENCE

€2 billion in turnover – 300 companies

E-HEALTH

1st French metropolitan area for e-health

#1

city to visit according to Lonely Planet 2017, 6 million visitors in 2016

TOP 3

conference destination in France

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Bordeaux is internationally renowned for its aerospace and defence, vine and winegrowing, and tourism industries

Its high value services sector help fuel growth in the digital and health sectors, which are all reliant on the city’s highly-skilled talent pool.

WINE

23 bottles of Bordeaux wine are sold around the world each second

AERONAUTICS SPACE DEFENCE

€2 billion in turnover – 300 companies

E-HEALTH

1st French metropolitan area for e-health

#1

city to visit according to Lonely Planet 2017, 6 million visitors in 2016

TOP 3

conference destination in France

THE GOOD VIBES CITY

Bordeaux guarantees the perfect balance between buzzing, dynamism and a peaceful way of life.

“Wine, work & smile was how my business partner put it, and he was right! There is the potential here to develop a corporate project while making the most of life.” Florent Barre – Quorum

UNESCO

It has the largest urban area listed as UNESCO World Heritage

50%

of the Bordeaux metropolitan area is made up of natural spaces

#2

French city in terms of purchasing power (Eurocost 2016).

12%

of the population are students

CULTURAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

Agora; Bordeaux Fête le Vin; Bordeaux Fête de Fleuve; Ocean Climax Darwin

#1

in the ranking of the favourite cities to work in among French people (Institut Think 2014, 2015 and 2016)

THE GOOD VIBES CITY

Bordeaux guarantees the perfect balance between buzzing, dynamism and a peaceful way of life.

“Wine, work & smile was how my business partner put it, and he was right! There is the potential here to develop a corporate project while making the most of life.” Florent Barre – Quorum

UNESCO

It has the largest urban area listed as UNESCO World Heritage

50%

of the Bordeaux metropolitan area is made up of natural spaces

#2

French city in terms of purchasing power (Eurocost 2016).

12%

of the population are students

CULTURAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

Agora; Bordeaux Fête le Vin; Bordeaux Fête de Fleuve; Ocean Climax Darwin

#1

in the ranking of the favourite cities to work in among French people (Institut Think 2014, 2015 and 2016)

BORDEAUX SMART INSIDE

BORDEAUX HOTBED OF INNOVATION

BORDEAUX UNIVERSITY

BORDEAUX VIBES