Partner Incubator: Savoie Technolac

About Savoie Technolac :

As a national entrepreneurship hub, the Savoie Technolac Business Incubator-Accelerator Energy & Digital is the biggest one in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region with 60 start-ups assisted per year and 4,000 m2 facilities, the whole integrated within a technology campus of 120 ha.

5 reasons why our community is so attractive for innovative start-ups wishing to operate in France and Europe.

  • We are an integrated incubation and acceleration program (“Be Incubated! Be Audacious!”) supporting start-ups in launching and growing sustainable global businesses, with the help of experienced professionals, entrepreneurs, mentors and experts.
  • We are a powerful business community with more than 230 SMEs, start-ups and global players such as INES CEA or CIH EDF ENR, as well as University Savoie Mont Blanc, INSEEC and ENSAM PARISTECH.
  • We have a privileged access to the world's 3rd largest R&D facility in solar, smart grids, energy storage, smart buildings,  energy self-consumption and mobility with our strategic partner INES CEA.
  • We have a strong commitment of our local decision makers and executives from Chambery Grand Lac backing entrepreneurship and energy & digital transition.
  • We have an amazing place to live and work, with the Alps, easy world connections via Geneva and Lyon airports and an international community of 9.000 entrepreneurs, researchers and students.

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Ecosystem: Grenoble
More information about Grenoble
Creation:  2005

Startups incubated: 184

Currently incubated: 35

Maturity stage:
#Business Development

#Smart grid

Services included with the incubation


  • Holistic business diagnostic will be provided by an individual coach, then available on daily basis and providing a customized support and assistance through the whole entrepreneurial process.
  • support from our mentors – senior entrepreneurs and top tech experts in cleantech, energies and smart grids, all issued from our business community (one hour per month).

Business Services

  • Be Welcome – your individual office with access to shared spaces and conference rooms in our Incubator “La Base”
  • 10 expert hours for free for each of the following packages:
    • Be Incubated – support in defining effective business strategy and launching your start-up, choosing the right legal form, training your entrepreneurial potential, masterclasses & practical business experience with peers and senior entrepreneurs.
    • Be Innovative – from idea to proof of concept : living lab, prototyping facilities,  access to public infrastructure for testing, lab vouchers and crash tests with top tech experts, IP & cybersecurity advisory.
    • Be Funded – tax accounting, risk advisory, private and public fundraising, partnerships with regional banks.
    • Be Skilled – staff recruiting and training, team building, HR service and labor advisory.
    • Be Worldwide – from lab to market: marketing, business development strategy and tools, small business act (partnerships with public and private entities), links to business partners in 15 countries.