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    Evry-Corbeil Life Sciences ClusterThe reference location within Paris Region

    for decision-makers

    Cost competitive

    Specific R&D tax credit and Young Innovative

    Company status

    Lower property taxes than on national level

    Competitive lease rates and land prices

    Highly competitive CROs / clinical trial costs (20% to

    30% lower than in UK or Germany)

    Rich pool of talent

    11,800 life sciences researchers including 4,400

    in industry (65,000 staff involved in life sciences)

    Access to 17 universities and 300 public and

    private life sciences research laboratories within

    commuting distance

    Outstanding business services

    High quality buildings and diversified real estate offer specific for each project

    Biotech Business Park with facility management for medium projects (80,000m of floor space with a wide

    variety of premises available from 300m to 4,000m)

    Scientific and Technological Business Park for large

    project 35 ha immediately available in a high-quality


    Industrial Business Park dedicated to complex

    industrial projects (Essonne Nanopole) with access to

    high volume utilities 14 ha

    A business-friendly environment with constantly improving infrastructures, modern business parks

    and real estate offer, world-class R&D life sciences, outstanding medical infrastructures and an extensive

    presence of subcontractors and life sciences companies : 324 pharma, 360 medical devices, 300 biotech

    and diagnostics companies

    A great quality of life for your employees with attractive city-centers, large green areas, extensive

    community life as well entertainment, shopping, leisure and culture.

    The Evry-corbeil life sciences cluster is an economic

    gateway to opportunity : join Sanofi-aventis, Sigma-

    Aldrich, BASF, Bayer Schering Pharma, Mitsubishi,

    Arianespace, CNES and many other companies !

    Paris Region, first economic region

    Ultra broadband network with extensive fiber service

    Genocentre in Evry, a 700-seats conference center to support communication

    between scientists : state-of-the-art technology, 14 hotels, catering services, etc.

    First ranked in numbers of pharmaceutical companies, second in numbers of medical device companies and

    third in numbers of biotech companies, including Europes largest hospital network (37 hospitals, 23,000 beds)

    Rich pool of talent with access to 17 major universities spanning all disciplines, 173,000 people working in

    R&D, 300 public and private research laboratories within commuting distance

    Strong and diverse business center with 610,000 companies in the Paris Region, the second most popular

    location for the worlds leading corporations (Fortune 500)

    Specific access to tax credit: 30% R&D tax credit (50% the first year), Young Innovative Company status (8

    years of corporate tax and social contributions exemptions for young start-up companies).

    Sofred Consultants 114 avenue Charles de Gaulle 92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine

    Nicolas Moreau

    Tel: +33 (0)4 78 95 71 62

    Mob: +33 (0)6 72 10 72 44

    Mail: [email protected]


    Please contact us to receive more information about this opportunity

    Premium infrastructure for business

    Extensive public transportation with 7 suburban

    train stations (35 minutes from Paris)

    Easy access to national and global markets

    Minutes away from the fastest European rail

    network (Brussels, London, Geneva )

    4 major highways : A6, A104, A5, A86

    10 minutes away from Orly airport

    Only 55 km from Frances main airport CDG

    A key European location

    A specific access to a dynamic region in Europe

    Enik Delzenne

    Tel: +33(0)1 79 62 02 13

    Mail: [email protected]

    Genopole supported our access to markets through networking with companies from our industry as well as

    flexible and effective advices for setting-up.

    Christophe Valat - Serial Genetics

    Sigma-Aldrich, a world leader in chemistry and Life Sciences, has opened a facility within Genopole in Evry

    in 2006. It has become an European centre of excellence dedicated to the automated synthesis of

    oligonucleotides, DNA, RNA and high value added probes for research.

    The decisive factors for this localization was the strong development potential thanks to a rich biotech industry

    and the direct proximity to public and private research labs.

    Khalil Arar Sigma-Aldrich

    between scientists : state-of-the-art technology, 14 hotels, catering services, etc.

    Specialized local HR Center providing recruiting and training services and


  • The French Muscular Dystrophy Association and Genethon laboratories developing innovative

    biotechnologies for orphan genetic diseases including neuromuscular diseases

    I-Stem: The French Institute dedicated to research on stem cells and exploration of monogenic diseases

    A state-of-the-art shared scientific facilities and equipments : animal facilities, technology platforms

    including NMR, mass spectrometry, microscopy, imaging, cytometry, HTS, cell irradiator, mammalian &

    plant transcriptomics platforms and access to business & scientific electronic libraries,

    A rich and diversified real estate offering dedicated to life sciences : facilities from

    Genopole: the french leading biopark dedicated to life sciences

    20 academic laboratories

    70 biotech companies

    17 shared-use technology platforms and facilities

    86, 472 m of real estate dedicated to life sciences

    more than 2,000 direct jobs

    Genopole offers personalised services and technical facilities to support

    your development

    Direct access to clinical research

    In 2011, a new building dedicated to the South Ile-de-France Medical Center (CHSF) will be completed. This

    will allow to bring together more than 1,000 licensed beds in a LEED building endowed with the latest

    technological advances As part of the CHSF, Genopole Centre for Clinical &

    Translational Research (CRCT) will offer a true interface between

    fundamental research, clinical research and the business sector in

    a 3,000 m dedicated building

    Innovation dynamics fostered by new R&D labs

    Genopole develops a large scale multidisciplinary cluster dedicated to life sciences and combines on a

    single site academic research laboratories and innovative companies:

    A biomanufacturing reference cluster

    A cGMP Biomanufacturing Centre for clinical batches of recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies

    is under EMEA final accreditation

    A cGMP Biomanufacturing viral vector unit for clinical batches will be operational by 2011

    A cGMP unit for the production of vaccine proteins in plant-based systems (2011)

    A production centre of enzymes and biocatalysis for industrial use (2011)

    A project of a cGMP integrated centre for filling, packaging and delivering products is under evaluation

    I-Stem: The French Institute dedicated to research on stem cells and exploration of monogenic diseases

    incorporated in 2005 by Inserm and AFM

    The National Sequencing Center, the National Genotyping Center and the National DNA and Cell Banks

    The Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology in collaboration with Genopole, the National Center for

    Scientific Research and the University of Evry-Val-dEssonne (UEVE)

    The UEVE Institute of Biology in collaboration with Genopole (2011)

    The Army Biomedical Research Institute (2010-2012 Bretigny sur Orge)

    A rich and diversified real estate offering dedicated to life sciences : facilities from

    plugn play offices for entrepreneurs to customised tenant lab & office space, from 20 m wet lab &

    office suites to 2,000 m and tailor-made platforms.

    A business team dedicated to the development of SMEs or mature companies by providing customised

    solutions according to the specific needs of your business:

    Provide management services : accounting, human resources, legal, quality management, IT


    Facilitate your access to private and public funding : national & European grants, business

    angels, venture capital,

    Give access to a highly qualified network of international consultants : legal, finance, business

    and corporate development, strategy, regulatory affairs, sales & marketing,

    Open an international network (USA, Canada, Japan, China, Israel)

    The Evry-Corbeil life sciences cluster is part of a larger multidisciplinary

    innovation network in Paris Region

    Nano-Innov project: dedicated to nanotechnologies and nanomedicine

    Biomaterial & regenerative medicine: convergence of stem cells, chemistry, imaging know-how and


    Telemedicine & e-Health: integration of technologies from different clusters such as OpticsValley, Cap

    Digital, Medicen Paris Region, [email protected] and National Institute of Telecom, National Aerospace