Partner Incubator: EM Lyon

About EM Lyon:

The role of EM Lyon Business School’s incubator is to support and bolster a company’s creation and activity in the early stages (initialization, design, experimentation, seed and initial development). The incubator provides support through lean start-up, storytelling and pitching methods.

It develops 2 main programs. First, the Pre-INCUBATION PROGRAM , for START UP: a Program for innovative projects holders, executives, researchers and scientists willing to become entrepreneurs. Second, the INCUBATION PROGRAMS including Booster (Pitch, feedback, storytelling, business model, business team, learning lab, experimentation, strategic and technical mentoring…) and Digital Booster (sectorial acceleration program for BtoB digital companies in partnership with Axeleo and Cegid).

Ecosystem: Lyon
More information about Lyon
Creation: 1984

Startups incubated: 1500

Currently incubated: 90

Maturity stage:
#Proof of concept,
#Business development


Services included with the incubation


  • weekly 15 minutes meetings 
  • monthly 1-hour meetings

Business services

  • Desk within EM Lyon Incubator located in the heart of EM Lyon Campus
  • Mentoring
  • Networking (Business Clubs, partners, local ecosystem and support structures).
  • TechLab and A FabLab right in the center of our offices. 
  • Participation to special events and networking with top level experts and CEO.