Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region: Innovation Centers

Two of the Region's Leading Innovation Centers are Lyon and Grenoble



  • First Smart City in France
  • 2nd Digital Cluster in France
  • 600 Public and Private Laboratories
  • 1st in Europe Bike Share with Velo’V


New Lyon-Confluence Innovation District






Grenoble was, in 2014, voted by the EU Commission as the second most innovative city in Europe after Barcelona in the competition for the prize of the first European capital of innovation, or "iCapitale”.