Burgundy - Bourgogne Développement

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Burgundy - Bourgogne Développement
Burgundy,
A G E N C Y
Business First
B U R G U N DY
DEVELOPMENT
www.investburgundy.com
Burgundy, voted
« the best managed
region in France »
by the magazine
L’Expansion.
Marc Benner,
President of Burgundy Development Agency:
« In favour of an enterprising, innovative
and attractive Burgundy ».
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Eastern Airways
Burgundy,
a business-friendly
environment
An ever-increasing population: 1.69 million inhabitants
GDP on the rise, currently at 42 billion euros
High level of employment: unemployment rate - 8.3% (compared
to 9.2% for the national average)
Balance of trade surplus with an export value of 10 billion euros
Durability rate of companies higher than the national average
(68.6% after 3 years)
Source INSEE
Un positionnement
Un positionnement A A
A strategic position
The geographical location of Burgundy is strategic
in meeting the demands…
1 hour away from Paris by road
1 hour away from Lyon by road
8 motorways covering 661kms
8 TGV (high-speed train) stations for Paris, Lyon,
Marseilles, London, Brussels or Basel…
Under 4 hours away from major European
markets by TGV
Within easy reach of the large international
airports of Paris, Lyon, Geneva and MulhouseBasel
Dijon-Burgundy airport serves Nantes,
Bordeaux, Toulouse and Southampton
One of the most highly developed waterways
in France with 1000 kms of canals
United Kingdom
Lille
Belgium
Paris
Sens
A77
Auxerre
Montbard
A6
Germany
Dijon
Berlin
London
Luxembourg
Nevers
Mâcon
Paris
A39
A6
Nantes
Bordeaux
Brussels
Lille
Switzerland
Le Creusot
Switzerland
Amsterdam
Beaune
Chalon-sur-Saône
Germany
Dijon
Italy
Bordeaux
A39
Lyon
Waterway for wide-gauge barges
High speed train station
Spain
Motorway
Prague
München
Basel
Geneva 500km
Lyon
High speed train
station
Toulouse
Airport
Madrid
Frankfurt
Luxembourg
Waterway for wide-gauge barges
Italy
Stockholm
Luxembourg
A5
Migennes
Orléans
Oslo
Marseille
700km
Milano
Roma
Barcelona
Airport
Motorway
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Nicéphore Cité
Competitive clusters
Pôle Nucléaire Bourgogne (Burgundy Nuclear Partnership),
a nuclear hub with worldwide activity
Vitagora, a Taste- Nutrition- Health pole favouring innovation
in the food industry sector
Eckes Granini
A region of
industrial
excellence
AREVA, welding with an EPRT steam generator
hore Cité
Poles of excellence
Nicéphore Cité, a forum of exchange in the domains of image, sound
and digital engineering
Burgundy Automotive Pole, supporting French and international
companies in the development of vehicles for the future
Cluster :
Race circuit at Nevers Magny-Cours
The Saint-Seine l¹Abbaye wind park
Clusters of certified businesses
Wind energy cluster: Wind 4 Future
The Never Magny-Cours Performance centre
AgroComposite Entreprises
Mecateam Cluster: designing, construction and maintenance
of mobile machinery
Burgundy Traceability Cluster
The 2nde agricultural region
in France
Charolais cow
An agricultural supply that meets
the industry demands
Numerous agricultural products certified with quality labels.
Remarkable potential for the agrifood industry that develops
high-profile products.
Amora (Unilever group)
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Burgundy School of Business
Conservatorie of Dijon
Education
6 university campuses : Auxerre, Chalon-sur-Saône,
Effective training and
education programmes
corresponding to
the international
business requirements
Dijon, Le Creusot, Mâcon, Nevers
Burgundy School of Business, Dijon
Institute of Political Science, Dijon
AgroSup Dijon (Higher National Institute of Agronomy,
Environmental Studies and Food Science)
ESIREM (Engineering School for Materials and Infotronics)
ITII (College of Industrial Engineering)
ISAT (Institute of Automotive and Transport studies)
SupInfo (Higher Institute of Information Technology)
Arts et Métiers ParisTech (Higher National School of Arts and
Crafts, engineering school)
The Ecole Nationale Supérieure of Art and Design of Dijon
(National School of Fine Arts and Design)
The National and Regional Conservatories for Music, Dance
and Drama
Charles de Gaulle International Lycée
41 000 students
Research laboratory
University of Burgundy
A capacity for Innovation and Research
enhanced by corporate interest
Research
Transfer of Technology
At university level: 34 certified research units
INRA Dijon (National Institute for Agricultural
Research)
The European Centre for the Sciences of Taste (CESG)
The Regional University Hospital of Burgundy
The Georges François Leclerc Cancer Research Centre
(CGFL)
WELIENCE and Burgundy Innovation: the interface
between industry and research centres
PREMICE, supports innovation - new projects and
research for the Burgundy region
A Business destination
Burgundy is a first class business destination
It combines all the essential assets for success: its geographically central position, rapid access to Paris, its image,
its culture and gastronomy and numerous events organised by the regional agencies, for instance:
Bourgogne Séminaires for the organisation of seminars and conferences - www.bourgogne-seminaires.com
Bourgogne Events - www.bourgogne-events.com
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An exceptional
heritage…
Home to famous writers such as Henri Vincenot
and Colette, Burgundy has a remarkable
historical, natural and cultural heritage
From the dark forests of the Morvan to the lush green landscapes of the Charolais and
the Brionnais regions, from the superb architecture of the Bresse region of Burgundy to
the picturesque countryside of the Côte d’Or studded with medieval villages, from Gallic
vestiges to Roman towers, from the architectural treasures of its towns to the splendour of
its Medieval and Renaissance castles… Vézelay, Cluny, the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy,
Burgundy will surprise you at every turn.
2 200 listed buildings
3 UNESCO world heritage sites
150 classified natural sites
Burgundy canal
The Fontenay Abbey
Jean-Michel Lorain,
a top French chef
A highly
prestigious region
for its gastronomy with 25
Michelin-star restaurants
For the refined gourmet
Burgundy is internationally valued for its exceptional
wines with 33 grands crus including Chablis,
Romanée-Conti, Aloxe-Corton, Montrachet, PouillyFumé, Gevrey-Chambertin, Vosne Romanée, …
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FRAC Bourgogne
AJ Auxerre
A desire to
promote
cultural activites
Dijon Opera
You can take time out
throughout the year for
cultural events: The Zénith,
the Auditorium, several
theatres and concert halls…
The Consortium, a centre for contemporary art,
The FRAC (the regional contemporary art collection)
in Burgundy,
The International Detective Film Festival (Beaune)
The International Baroque Opera Festival (Beaune)
The festival of Sacred Music, the Jazz Festival (Nevers),
Chalon dans la rue (Street theatre festival), …
Zénith - Dijon
Sports facilities -
over 8000 choices
uxerre
ELAN Chalon
Golf
Around 20 courses of varying levels and architectural design,
including eleven 18-hole courses
The Jacques Lafitte Golf course, unanimously acclaimed by
the sports press, annually hosts a round of the Alps Tour men’s
European circuit, as well as several other national and regional
competitions.
Auto-moto
Nevers Magny-Cours is not only one of the most prestigious
racing circuits in the world, but also offers a vast complex of allterrain karting or biking tracks as well as exceptional training
and reception areas suitable for hosting business seminars
and leisure activities, go-kart racing circuits and race driving
courses.
The Dijon-Prenois automobile circuit offers kart and track
rentals, race driving courses, go-kart tracks; motor sports
events and car and motorcycle racetracks.
The Bresse Circuit
Cycling
“Burgundy by bike” offers around 700 kms of
cycling paths and “green tracks” to get around
Burgundy, taking in all the main tourist spots.
Vélodi cycle hire: The town of Dijon offers a 24hour round-the-year self-service bike renting
facility on a ride-and-return basis with docking
stations all around town. Best for short journeys
around Dijon, this is a pleasant, practical and
environmentally friendly means of transport.
The Auxois-Sud circuit
The Olympic swimming pool
High performance
sports
Chailly Castle golf course
Football : AJA and DFCO clubs
Basketball : JDA Dijon and Elan Chalon clubs
Hockey : DUCS (Dijon Hockey Club)
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Setting up,
partnership...
Bourgogne Développement, Burgundy’s Regional Development Agency, was
set up in 2005 by Burgundy Regional Council, the four Departmental Councils,
the urban councils and the actors in economic development (chambers of
commerce, employers and workers organizations, banks, socially-responsible
businesses, etc.).
Its mission is to make Burgundy more attractive so as to enhance inward
investment: start-ups, extension, partnerships, etc.
Its services are confidential and covered by the local authorities.
What can Bourgogne Développement do for you?
In order to provide you with an offer to meet your exact needs, a multilingual
development advisor specialized in your field will accompany you as your
project unfolds.
The Agency advises businesses on the strategic and operational development
of their project.
It proposes solutions for setting up, financing, partnerships, etc.
It coordinates your project and contributes to its integration and rollout in
Burgundy
It opens up to its client community a dense network of public and private
actors supporting economic development and investment in Burgundy.
Laurent Sicot
Manager of
Denwire Ropes
Burgundy Development Agency
met all our demands, helping us to
look for premises, to set up training
courses for our future employees,
to deal with the paperwork and
to start our business in the best
possible conditions .
Bourgogne Développement undertakes to provide high quality reception and
service for its clients and partners. ISO 9001 certification obtained in November
2007 attests to Bourgogne Développement’s intention to make constant
improvement in this direction.
www.denwire.com
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Jean-Claude
Rousseaux
Chris Holliday
Alain Rousseau
As an RFID expert, I work
with Burgundy Development
Agency to promote our business
consortium for traceability and
thus to attract complementary
skills to develop the region’s
economic fabric .
Burgundy Development
Agency helped us with the
strategic deployment of our
project, to seek funding and
to be recognised by the local
authorities . Burgundy Development
Agency helped us with our
new British shareholders
and offered support for the
extension of our Burgundy site.
Their intermediation with the
public authorities enabled us
to obtain an investment aid
and a solution for real estate
conveyancing costs .
CEO of Page up
www.pageup.fr
COO of Eastern Airways
www.easternairways.fr
CEO of IDS France SA
www.idsplc.com
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Burgundy Development Agency
5 avenue Garibaldi - 21000 Dijon, France
Phone: +33 380 285 566 - Fax: +33 380 287 766
www.investburgundy.com
With the support of:
Pictures Copyright:
© AREVA - Nicolas De Lepierre, © AJA.FR - Stéphanie Grossetête, © Gilles Abegg – Opéra Dijon, © ENSA, © ESC Dijon - Thierry Kuntz, © Alain Doire - Bourgogne Tourisme,
© Palais des Congrès - ville de Dijon, © E.RISTER / Service communication uB, © Zénith de Dijon © Stéphane Kerrad - KB Studios, OT Vézelay, © Vincent Gauthier,
© Amora Maille – Unilever, © Ub_focale_info_TH, © Opéra de Dijon, © Tiphaine Vasse, © Eoleres, © Eckes Granini, ©Institut Image, © Guillaume Rapita, © Bourgogne
Développement, © Eastern Airways, © Nièvre Tourisme - M. Leclerc / Activital, © Elan Chalon, © Frac Bourgogne - Jordi COLOMER Anarchitekton (installation, détail)
2002-2004 collection Frac Bourgogne, © jcvalienne, © Istockphoto, © Shutterstock.

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