Grenoble Innovation for Advanced New Technologies

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    Companies at the GIANT campus


    Around 40 companies with some 5,000 employees are based at or near the GIANT campus

    The GIANT campus boasts three flagship companies – STMicroelectronics (2,000 employees), Siemens (900 employees), and Schneider Electric (850 employees).

    The neighboring Polytec business park houses a large Schneider Electric R&D facility (250 employees) as well as over a dozen other enterprises including bioMérieux (200 employees) and Corys Tess (230 employees).

    In addition, around 20 companies work at the MINATEC High-Tech Building to develop innovative technology in association with GIANT research labs.

    The number of people working at these sites is expected to double in the next few years to reach 10,000.

    Setting up a business at GIANT

    Companies wishing to set up on GIANT campus benefit of a full support from Invest’In Grenoble Alps to study and carry out their project: access to local economic circles, selection and site visits, etc.
    Over the past 10 years, Invest’In Grenoble Alps and the former AEPI (Isère Rhône-Alpes Economic Development Agency) have been participating in the installation of 200 companies, totaling 5,000 jobs.

    Our ecosystem benefits from exceptional advantages for structures that plan to set up there:

    • A global research and business community with professionals from over 40 different countries
    • World-class research equipment including the Synchrotron (ESRF) and the Institut Laue Langevin (ILL)
    • Powerful synergies among R&D centers, companies, and universities that spark genuine innovation
    • Efficient road, rail, and air transportation infrastructure that connect the region to all major European capitals
    • An exceptional quality of life in beautiful surroundings at the heart of the French Alps