a very attractive area, related to its geographical position. Tourism holds a
very important place within the Breton economy. More than 10 million visitors
come to discover Brittany each year, making it the fourth biggest tourist
region in France. Although agriculture and fishing are both important
activities in the Breton economy, industrial activity which has developed
around food processing, telecommunications and services has experienced
significant and extremely rapid development.
has an excellent level of education, which is marked by high exam success rates
that are always higher than the national average. The region boasts a low
territory between large cities (Brest, Lannion, Quimper, Morlaix) and network
dynamics common, international openness remains a key word, which encourages
boldness and trade.
a land of entrepreneurs, be charmed by its great characteristics!
French Tech Brest+ has a vibrant digital ecosystem, which today
represents 16,000 jobs in multiple sectors. Thanks to strong local dynamics, we
forecast the creation of around 25,000 jobs between now and in 2025. To achieve
this goal, our current missions are to:
the links between startups and major groups, through open innovation for
the best opportunities to startups, thanks to a dedicated program (funding,
accelerator…) and international perspectives (worldwide events, or specific
international program, such as the recent Breizh Amerika Startup Contest, with
a main goal to connect local startup to
the NYC’s top venture capitalists, tech influencers and leading technology
Over the past few years, the number of new digital businesses has been
increasing (almost 200 in 2015). This growth can be explained by the dynamics
of our ecosystem (300 events in 2015: workshops, meetups), our strong network for
higher education, but also the creation of a number of incubators, with a rich
Among the main local strategic fields for startups, the Internet of
Things, CyberSecurity or FinTech.
Partnering Incubators in Brest
Main corporate in the region
#Ocean/Environment Observation #Healthcare Ecosystem: Brest Creation: 1998 Startups incubated: 126 Currently incubated: 11 Maturity stage: Concept Proof of Concept