Are you looking for an entry point in Europe, an international environment, an exceptional region in terms of innovation? Do you want to enhance your research and development, set up a decision-making centre or shared services?
Team Côte d’Azur offers a full range of services to help you find out more about the Côte d’Azur, and turn the set-up process into a success.

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Network within the ecosystem
Find a set-up site
Recruit your teams
Finance your projects


As a one-stop shop for all of your set-up stages, Team Côte d’Azur facilitates relationships with key players in the Côte d’Azur, and connects you with institutional, public or private partners who can enable you to expand your business.

Network within the ecosystem

image-services-ecosystemesThe Côte d’Azur is a leading region in the field of research and development, and as such, offers companies a dense ecosystem of laboratories, specialised networks and spaces for brainstorming, as well as shared technical platforms and institutions dedicated to innovation that promotes cross-fertilisation. › more

Team Côte d’Azur opens doors to useful players and key contacts for your business, supporting your communication activities on the Côte d’Azur and further afield.

Our networking services
  • Network within your business environment: a comprehensive overview of those involved in your market: companies, competitiveness clusters and professional networks, research laboratories, graduate schools or universities, intellectual property advisors, etc.
  • Network with public and academic institutions: stimulating contact with the local authorities and public services, identifying funding schemes available to your company.
Our communication services
  • Keep you updated on the latest economic news concerning the Côte d’Azur’s international sectors via our weekly newsletter.
  • Help you oublicise your activity to institutional and economic stakeholders through interviews, articles and news published on our website, in our newsletter, on our social media platforms, and possibly in the CCI Nice Côte d’Azur magazine, “Azur Companies & Trade“.

Select a location site

image-services-implantationScience and technology parks, industrial or trade zones, business hubs: the Côte d’Azur is the perfect environment for fast-paced expansion of your business. The region offers 2 comparative advantages: affordable corporate business property on exclusive sites, and efficient infrastructure. Major property development projects offer new, diversified opportunities.  › more

With the support of its partners, Team Côte d’Azur helps you find the right place for your business.

Our localisation services
  • Help you settle into your new business environment: advice on set-up sites to suit your business, information on available property development projects, networking with useful contacts
  • Help in choosing a site: identifying your needs, shortlisting sites and networking with estate agents
  • Support for startups: networking with incubators, hothouses and innovation accelerators
  • Support for site development: help with relocating and identifying available funding
  • Help with housing alongside our partners (CCI Nice Côte d’Azur/CIL): temporary accommodation, help with finding housing

Recruit your teams

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With the help of our partners, our team supports your investment project by providing you with recruitment assistance that will ensure you find the perfect candidates to get your business off the ground.


Our HR services
  • Understand the environment with the help of our HR partners: information on available talent pools, cost structures and salary scales, networking thanks to the regional “Paca Mode d’emploi” [PACA User Guide] HR initiative and with graduate schools and universities that run courses in line with your business.
  • Access recruitment platforms in the PACA region, Nice and Sophia Antipolis  > more
  • Support your HR strategy alongside our HR partners: identifying your needs, putting you in touch with recruitment agencies, providing information on available funding and training schemes.
  • Assist with formalities relating to residence permits with the CCI Nice Côte d’Azur.

Finance your projects

image-services-projetsThe Côte d’Azur offers various different financing and funding opportunities for recruiting staff, industrial operations and R&D activities. These opportunities may be based on an array of sources of funding and attractive tax measures offered by the French government, and in particular the Crédit Impot Recherche [Research Tax Credit], widely held to be the most incentivising in Europe. The competitiveness clusters also facilitate access to substantial public funding in the context of collaborative projects. › more

Our funding services
  • Find out more about the tax and legal context with help from our partners: legal and administrative formalities, advice on legal and accounting issues,
  • Identify available support: startup funds, calls for national and European projects relating to your business, other available support
  • Network with competitiveness clusters that are active in your sector, business angels and investment funds, the Public Bank of Investment and public or private stakeholders who support innovation.
  •  Assist with submitting applications for funding.

Our services

Our services are designed for foreign and national companies (outside of the Alpes-Maritimes region) seeking a location in which to set up or find investment opportunities.
For any other request, please contact the Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Our services are free and confidential for the investment projects we support. Those tied to our partners may be subject to specific conditions.


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    Philippe SERVETTI

    Business Development Director

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