France, an innovative nation

World’s #3 research center


(SCImago Institutions Rankings, 2022)

#1 in Europe


for inward R&D investments

(EY, 2021)

Research tax credit

An innovation-friendly ecosystem

Research and innovation

France is ranked sixth in the world for R&D expenditure.

French Tech

“La French Tech” is our startup scene here in France. A unique movement bringing together startups, investors, policymakers and community builders.

Funding startups

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.

More reasons to choose France


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