France, an innovative nation
World’s #3 research center
(SCImago Institutions Rankings, 2022)
#1 in Europe
for inward R&D investments
Research tax credit
An innovation-friendly ecosystem
Research and innovation
France is ranked sixth in the world for R&D expenditure.
“La French Tech” is our startup scene here in France. A unique movement bringing together startups, investors, policymakers and community builders.
While providing strong security, the French legal system is willing to incentivize investment, innovation and competitiveness. Corporate tax to be cut to 25% by 2022.
Strong government support for innovation
France ensures the most attractive R&D tax incentive programs to support innovation, through firm commitments as the research tax credit, innovation tax credit and the major investment plan 2018-2022.