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Lille and the Hauts-de-France region,
A region of excellence in the healthcare sector

The Lille Region is the 3rd ranked life sciences cluster in France. The main areas of expertise in the Hauts-de-France region are metabolic diseases, ageing diseases, nutrition and blood related products. The pharma-biotech sector in Northern France enjoys the presence of both big companies (AstraZeneca, Bayer, GSK…), a dense network of innovative start-ups (AlzProtect, ImaBiotech, Innobiochips…) and dynamic midsize biopharmaceutical companies (Diagast, Genfit, Genoscreen, LFB…).

The pharma-biotech sector in the Hauts-de-France region:
– Export turnover of more than €3 billion
– Regional turnover of €6 billion (11% of the €53
billion national turnover)
– 11,600 jobs (11% of jobs in France in this sector)



Vincent Tavernier

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