Successful Funding Round for OGHJI: €1.2M Raised from Key Players

Oghji Nice

The Nice-based cleantech startup OGHJI, which is developing a digital, connected, and eco-responsible electrical panel, has announced the completion of its €1.2 million funding round, following a €1.3 million funding round from private investors in June 2023. The company has been awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label and won the first prize in the […]

€5.1M Fundraising for Nice-based Cleantech Qualisteo

Qualisteo à Nice lève 5.1 M€

Qualisteo, the cleantech startup based in the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, has just announced a fundraising of €5.1M from three new investors, including Terra Nea (an infrastructure fund launched by the Sud Region and managed by Andera Partners), Enerfip Gestion, and Liberset. This funding round also saw the participation and renewed support from its historical […]

Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis Acceleration Program: 12 winning companies.

Accélération Metropole Nice Côte d'Azur

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, in partnership with the INTERFACES-POST ADVISORS Group, has established an acceleration program for high-potential local businesses. Fully funded by the Metropolis, this program offers personalized support over a six-month period. The 12 winners were announced on the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis website, and the launch of the acceleration program will […]

Eco-friendly Yachting: Nice-based Whisper Yachts revolutionizes the yachting market

Whisper Yachts

On the occasion of the Cannes Yachting Festival 2023, Whisper Yachts, the innovative company from Nice (Eze), will unveil its autonomous, eco-friendly, and 100% market-ready yachts. An innovation from the Côte d’Azur that contributes to the democratization of eco-friendly sailing. The company is the only one to offer a 15-meter electrically propelled catamaran. Born from […]

Business Landing Nice Côte d’Azur: Support for business set up in France

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis is renewing the financial scheme “Business Landing Nice Côte d’Azur,” which aims to encourage the establishment of new economic activities throughout its territory. The “Business Landing Nice Côte d’Azur” grant provided to the company may range from 30,000 to 50,000 euros. The deadline to submit the application for your company […]

Seafood and Fishing Summit: September 21st and 22nd in Nice

Assises de la pêche et des produits de la Mer : les 21 et 22 septembre à Nice

Since 2010, the “Assises de la Pêche et des Produits de la Mer” has become the main annual gathering for decision-makers and public and private stakeholders in the fishing industry. This event brings together stakeholders from the production, processing, and distribution of seafood products. This year, the “Assises de la Pêche et des Produits de […]

Entrepreneurship in Research Prize 2023

Prix entrepreneuriat recherche nice

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis launches the Entrepreneurship in Research Prize. As part of its research support policy, the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis is committed to promoting the excellence of Côte d’Azur research in the field of entrepreneurship and making it known to the general public. In order to encourage this initiative, it has established […]

Blue Innovation Challenge: Supporting Innovation in Marine Space Protection


Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis has made sustainable marine economy and coastal protection one of its priorities, placing new technologies and innovation at the heart of its ambitious policies in this regard. It is launching the second edition of the “Blue Innovation Challenge” call for projects for the protection of marine environments. Hosting the United Nations […]

Nice ranks first among the greenest cities in France

Nice ville la plus verte de France

With the rise in heatwaves and urban temperatures, the importance of urban planning focused on vegetation has gained priority. Kermap, a Breton company, recently published a detailed evaluation of the vegetative cover of major French cities on, utilizing satellite imagery. Nice, Aix-en-Provence, and Saint-Cloud have stood out, surpassing cities like Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dunkirk, and […]