The Grenoble region trains smart people capable of creating smart companies that offer smart services and smart systems. Digital Grenoble aims to build on this key strength to amplify the region’s capacities in years to come.

The digital economy has become a strategic stake for many regional economies. Studies carried out by France Digital highlight the fact that pure digital companies are responsible for 60% of new jobs in France. No other sector can boast such a performance. Thanks to its history, Grenoble has established its position as a city that has all the required characteristics for excellence in the creation of digital systems.

Numerous leaders have underlined the strengths of this ecosystem.

According to Christophe Baillon, founder of Sogilis: “Grenoble’s wide array of complementary skills provides the region’s actors with great opportunities to interact and cooperate. We’re lucky to be located here.”


The president of Itris Automation, Eric Pierrel, adds: “Kelkoo, for example, built its success here and became one of France’s best examples of valorization.”


Parker Harris, co-founder of Salesforce, a world leader in cloud computing customer relations located in Silicon Valley, highlights the region’s available skill sets: “We came to Grenoble because we wanted to find the best engineers in the world.”