Bordering Switzerland and Italy at east, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region lies at the crossroads of the main European and national communication ways: South to Montpellier, Marseille, Barcelona, West to Bordeaux and North to Paris.
With 7,8 million inhabitants, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the 2nd region most populous Region in France and also the 3rd largest (70.000 km²).
With huge metropoles as Lyon, Grenoble, Clermont-Ferrand and Geneva area, 80% of population lives large urban areas. But Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is also the first Mountain Region in France, with 3 mountain ranges (Alps, Jura, Massif Central).
500.000 employees in industrial sector, 40.000 researchers and 14 competitiveness clusters make her the 2nd region in terms of creation of economic wealth.
The vice-President of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, Annabel ANDRE-LAURENT
ERRIN and Auvergne Rhone Alpes Region are hosting a session “Cooperation
The objective of the matchmaking event is to facilitate inter-regional / cross-border