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Grants & Loans

Seeking funding

Public subsidies : grants & loans Main actor in France : The French public investment bank Bpifrance Assists businesses of all sizes Finances businesses through loans, guarantees and equity Major activities are : Innovation funding Guarantees for bank financing and venture capital Equity investment, directly or through partner funds Key figures : Total assets of €42 billion including €20 billion in loans €12 billion in guarantees €10 billion in equity (...)

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France : major tax breaks for R&D

Seeking funding

"More than 17,000 companies, ranging from biotechnology and energy to software and gaming, are cashing in on the tax advantages and subsidies for innovation this year in France, with an average break of about 323,500 euros." (Bloomberg, 2014) The French tax credit "CIR” : Is deducted from owed taxes Or paid cash to young companies not owing any taxes. CIR Covers 30% of R&D expenditures (up to €100 M) : Staff expenses ; Operating costs ; Depreciation allowances ; R&D subcontracting (...)

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First for employment in life sciences

Attracting local and foreign talent

The Paris Region leads Europe in terms of employment in life sciences. (source : Monitoring Life Sciences Locations Report 2011/2012 ; Bakbasel economic research & consultancy) In a study comparing the world’s major cities for literacy and school enrollment, the attainment of math/science skills, the percentage of the population with higher education, the world university rankings, the Innovation Cities Index, IP protection, the entrepreneurial environment and public-access libraries, (...)

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Highly educated students

Attracting local and foreign talent

The Paris Region counts many universities and Grandes Ecoles. 648,000 students 16 universities 60 Grandes Ecoles (Source : Key figures 2015, Paris Region)University Ranking : 5 higher education institutions in the Top 200 : Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Pierre-et-Marie-Curie University (Paris 6), Paris-Sud University (Paris 11), Paris Diderot University (Paris 7)Academic Ranking of World Universities : 3 universities in the Top 100 : Pierre-et-Marie-Curie University (...)

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Public assistance

Seeking funding

Genopole also works closely with public structures : Bpifrance, Paris Region Entreprise, Scientipôle Initiative, etc.
 → Our teams master the complex attribution system for subventions, personal loans, research tax credits and reimbursable advances and can help you fuse these various aids 
 → As an entrepreneur, you will receive personalized assistance for the preparation of dossiers to optimize your chances of obtaining these aids, often vital in the early stages of a (...)

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An aid to encourage the return of young French (...)

Attracting local and foreign talent

Genopole can help you strengthen your team by financing the salary of a postdoc for two years. An aid to encourage the return of young French talent from abroad This aid concerns postdoc researchers trained in France but holding a position abroad at the time of candidacy. Since its launch in 2000, the financing has brought 70 young researchers back to France, where all have found employment after the allocation period, mostly within (...)

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