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 […]

Territories committed to housing: Nice and the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis awarded

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Key points: National distinction for Nice and the Metropolis: The selection of Nice and the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis for the “Territoires engagés pour le logement” operation to build more than 30,000 homes in 22 territories by 2027marks an important recognition of their commitment to an innovative and sustainable housing policy. Notable progress with overbuilding: […]

Nice, 2nd largest French metropolis for economic vitality

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Key points: Business creation boom: The region is experiencing a boom in business creation and the establishment of private actors, supported by schemes such as Business Landing Nice Côte d’Azur, encouraging employment and economic growth. Attraction of private investors: The ability to attract private investors significantly contributes to the economic development and animation of the […]

The Nice University Hospital & Novartis Partner for Therapeutic Innovation

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At the end of 2023, a partnership agreement was signed between Novartis and the Nice University Hospital in the presence of Denis BURGARELLA, Director of Public Relations and Promotion at Nice University Hospital; Eric MONCH, Director of Clinical Research and Innovation; Dr. Patrick MESHAKA, Medical Director France of Novartis; Joumana HUDRY, Market Access, Public Affairs […]

Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis : Two Startups Supported at CES Las Vegas 2024

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metrpolis, in collaboration with the Région Sud, will support the participation of metropolitan startups at CES Las Vegas, scheduled from January 9 to 12, 2024. This initiative is part of a strategic approach to encourage and enhance technological innovation within the region. The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is a major event […]

Launch of the Med’Innov University Innovation Hub

Université Côte d’Azur : Med’Innov

The Med’Innov project, led by Université Côte d’Azur and Université de Corse Pasquale Paoli, along with 10 other founding members, is among the 29 winning projects of the University Innovation Hubs (PUI) call for proposals. The project will receive a funding of 7.5 million euros and aims to deploy a multi-impact strategy to address the […]

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 one’s company application has been […]

Nice Airport Train Station, Europe’s First Bioclimatic Station

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The construction project of Europe’s first bioclimatic station at Nice Airport, announced by Christian Estrosi, Mayor of Nice and President of the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, and Marlène Dolveck, General Director of SNCF Gares & Connexions, marks a key step in the development of sustainable transport infrastructure. This multimodal exchange hub, located in the Grand […]