Living in Nantes

Nantes and its surroundings offer an ideal environment to live in. You can find basic informations about the city and its services in this Welcome Guide specifically intended for foreign residents and translated in English, Spanish, Russian, Turkish and Arabic.

Here are some websites dedicated to economic information and local development:

  • getting to know the Region: Région Pays de la Loire (pictures, maps, key figures…)
  • call for innovative projects: Connect Talent
  • Atlanpole: technology park, local incubator/business accelerator for innovative smes, university spin offs, individual projects and in charge of the innovative clusters in the area.
  • competitive clusters and excellence sectors in Nantes are described here.  It is also an agency that supports and helps companies willing to settle their offices in Nantes.

Some international news about Nantes:

  • Nantes Saint-Nazaire: an agency promoting biotech, manufacturing, digital economy, cultural and creative industries: centres of excellence of Nantes and Saint Nazaire, an innovative and creative region.