EuraTechnologies is France’s no. 1 startup incubator and accelerator, a centre of excellence and innovation spanning 80,000m², located in Lille.
EuraTechnologies supports the development of all types of digital entrepreneur through its unique expertise and methodology, supporting fledgling businesses from their initial creation to their international deployment.
Founded in 2009, EuraTechnologies is now ranked among the top 3 accelerators in Europe. A pioneer of French Tech and spearhead of the digital economy in France, it has a community of over 300 digital companies and startups, 4500-plus employees, more than 300 projects supported, over 500 annual events with €400 million raised by startups since 2009 (Seed Money & Series A), and an international network (San Francisco, Dubai, Shanghai, New York, Belo Horizonte).
Support programs for all, researchers, entrepreneurs and the general public
ScaleFull growth program
RocketshipFull growth program
- The Think programme, which facilitates discussions between entrepreneurs and research labs, particularly in relation to deep tech, to promote opportunities for technology transfer.
- The Start incubation programme for project developers who have an innovative idea and would like to create a startup
- The Scale programme is offering a tailor-made programme to make your expansion a success.
- The Grow acceleration programme for startups with hyper-growth potential that need specific support for their development, the Grow programme, which helps with the establishment and growth of all kinds of digital business on a EuraTechnologies campus in Lille or Roubaix.
For innovative project developers who want to create a startup and are looking to make their idea a reality, the Think programme supports them with its “3 enterprising days”, where sessions include ideation workshops, expert contributions, practical application of the ambition and skills to become an entrepreneur, learning to respond to a market issue through innovation, creation of a funding plan, and advice for making a startup pitch.
The Think programme also offers children, adolescents, young adults and senior citizens an introduction to digital tech, robotics and computer coding, in order to make digital technology accessible to all.
An important hub for the world of French Tech since 2009, and a certified “Parc d’Innovation”, EuraTechnologies is located at the very heart of Europe and its innovations, in the Eurometropolis Lille–Kortrijk–Tournai: less than an hour from Paris, less than 3 hours from Luxembourg, the German border and the Netherlands, and just 1 hour from London.
Thanks to its expertise, and its incubation and acceleration programmes in Lille, EuraTechnologies is branching out across the Hauts de France region, by diversifying its offer of support for startups and innovative companies, including in Roubaix (Blanchemaille), with a 13,000 m² complex dedicated to supporting champions of connected commerce, in Willems with a new 1000 m² collaborative and experimental site dedicated to AgTech startups (smart farming), and in Saint-Quentin, at its incubator for startups specialising in digital robotics.
As a facilitator and revealer of entrepreneurial talent, EuraTechnologies helps to accelerate digital transformation to benefit technology companies’ economic growth. EuraTechnologies is supported by its three longstanding shareholders – the European Metropolis of Lille, the Hauts-de-France Region and the City of Lille – along with Crédit Agricole Nord de France, Crédit Mutuel Nord and Caisse d’Epargne Hauts de France.