Manufacturing industry

1 hour from Paris
4th French region for the share of industrial jobs
140 500 jobs
5 500 companies
9000 new manufacturing companies created in a decade
Centre-Val de Loire Region, in the heart of Europe

A unique industrial momentum

  • A higher share in industrial jobs: 22,2 % (16,3 % in France)
  • A 360° innovation spectrum

Big research laboratories:

Technological transfer unit

  • electronics and digital: CRESITT Industrie (
  • Sensors pole: networks, specific sensors and softwares, robotics (
  • Answering every industrial projects: skills, trainings and innovation
  • 4 engineering schools: INSA, Polytech, HEI, CESI
  • 2 universities: Tours and Orléans
  • Training units
  • pharma, cosmetics and biotechnologies production jobs: IMT (
  • 20 trainings in medicine and cosmetic bioproduction (bachelor to master degrees): BIO 3 institute (
  • Tailored trainings for companies by the Regional Council: stamping, railway equipments, casting…
Teddy Veillot

« Setting-up conditions really attractive. A territory that shows all assets: starting-up facilities, lively business networks, dynamic labour pools and a better quality of life »

Teddy Veillot
Human Resources Director at Cizeta Medicali France - Ambassd’UP member

They chose the Loire Valley Region and invest

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