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Mobility & Transportation

 

Paris Region is committed to implementing sustainable and innovative mobility solutions. It is home to much of the innovation happening in the mobility space and well-positioned to remain a leader in the years to come. The steady influx of public and private investments testifies to this attractiveness. 

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Romain Erny

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We selected Paris Region because of its economic dynamism and its location. With the largest concentration of Fortune Global 500 companies as well as many innovative SMEs, it was an obvious choice. Furthermore, for a player in the mobility sector like us, Paris is the perfect location to launch our mobility service especially considering all the progress made on urban intermodal services. - Veruschka Becquart, Development, Marketing and Communication Director Caocao 

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Supporting & Encouraging Electric Mobility 

The Paris Region Climate Plan sets the ambitious goal to ban diesel vehicles in the Greater Parisian metropolitan area by 2025, and all petrol-fueled vehicles in Paris Region by 2030. What this means is that local authorities in Paris Region are engaging on a path to renew their entire mobility fleet and switch to electric buses, personal vehicles, and bikes. 

 

 

Autonomous & Connected Mobility, Leading the Tech Revolution 

Paris Region has many assets sought by players developing connected and autonomous mobility solutions: a diverse and dynamic research ecosystem, a vibrant startup scene offering technological bricks and a talented and accessible pool of engineers. 

Paris Region also plans to invest €100m to adapt key road infrastructure facilitating the mass deployment of connected and autonomous vehicles. 

 

 

Cycling, Walking and New Modes of Transportation in Paris Region 

The Region is also a hotbed of innovation in the micro-mobility space. Many companies have chosen to locate here, drawn in by the high urban density, excellent existing infrastructure and advent of new mobility technologies. By and large, Paris Region is a very fertile place to test new ideas and the Region has adopted a €100 million strategic plan to develop bicycle usage. 

 

 

Mobility Key Players Are in Paris Region 

Paris Region is a major mobility and transportation market in Europe which gains a lot of interest from international companies. It also brings key players together from across the board: 

Major industrial groups are in Paris Region: 

The RATP Group is the world's fifth largest public transport operator carrying 12 million people every day, in France and around the world. Learn More

SNCF is a world leader in public transportation offering a full range of mobility solutions across multiple business lines. Its mission is to make the experience of travel simpler by delivering seamless, sustainable passenger and freight transport, and ultimately, create the mobility of tomorrow. Learn More

Keolis Group is one of the world’s leading public transport operators. It develops tailored mobility solutions (automatic metros, tramways, trains, buses, coaches, ferries and shared bicycles) adapted to local environments. Learn More

Transdev is a leading public transport company, delivering high quality transport services around the world. Learn More

Renault Group and PSA Group are two major global car manufacturers with their HQs, R&D operations and production in Paris Region. Learn more about Renault Group and PSA Group

Valeo is an automotive supplier. It offers innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and the development of intuitive driving. Learn More

 

High-Tech R&D Laboratories

Vedecom is a French Institute of public/private Research and Training dedicated to 3 types of sustainable mobility: ecological, autonomous and shared. Learn More

SystemX is an Institute of Research and Technology (IRT) concerning the digital engineering of complex systems, including mobility and transportation. Learn More

INRIA is the National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology that conducts R&D for autonomous and connected vehicles. Learn More

IFSTTAR, the French institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks, conducts applied research and expert appraisals regarding transport, infrastructure, natural hazards and urban issues. Learn More

 

World-Renowned Universities and Engineering Schools  

CentraleSupelec is a world-renowned Higher Education and Research Institution within the Paris Saclay University. Learn More

École Polytechnique combines research, education and innovation at the highest scientific and technological level. Learn More

ESTACA is the only French engineering school providing training in 4 areas of transport: aeronautics, automobile, space and guided transport systems. Learn More

 

Unique Startup Accelerators 

Moove Lab is an accelerator for innovative startups focused on mobility. It is based at Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus. Moove Lab offers a 6-month acceleration program to boost mobility projects through experimentation with the largest network of mobility players. Learn More

Rolling Lab is an acceleration program from Paris&Co dedicated to mobility startups. It focuses on logistics and sustainable urban mobility. Learn More

 

A Dedicated Cluster for Mobility and Transportation  

Mov’eo is a Mobility and Automotive R&D competitiveness hub fostering the development of collaborative projects between members, the development of companies in the industry, in particular SMEs, and the promotion of innovation across the board. Learn More

 

Mobility & Transportation Events in Paris Region 

Autonomy Paris, November – Autonomy the international exhibition for sustainable mobility solutions. More than an event, it is a Business2Business/Business2Government platform that brings together all the players involved in sustainable and intelligent mobility. Learn More

European Mobility Expo, Paris, December - is the not-to-be-missed biennial exhibition bringing together key players in public transport and sustainable mobility across Europe. Learn More

 

 

Ready-to-Use Industrial Sites in Paris Region

Find the perfect industrial site for your activities in Paris Region. Our comprehensive guide is the easiest way to learn about the 26 main industrial sites readily available for you to kick-start your activities in the #1 economic region in Europe.