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Rich pool of talent

Cost competitive  Specific R&D tax credit and Young Innovative Company status

 11,800 life sciences researchers including 4,400 in industry (65,000 staff involved in life sciences)

Lower property taxes than on national level

 Access to 17 universities and 300 public and private life sciences research laboratories within commuting distance

 Competitive lease rates and land prices  Highly competitive CROs / clinical trial costs (20% to 30% lower than in UK or Germany)

HEALTH, BIOTECH & PHARMA Evry-Corbeil Life Sciences Cluster The reference location within Paris Region for decision-makers

High quality buildings and diversified real estate offer specific for each project Paris Region, first economic region  Biotech Business Park with facility management for medium projects (80,000m² of floor space with a wide variety of premises available from 300m² to 4,000m²)  Scientific and Technological Business Park for large project – 35 ha immediately available in a high-quality environment  Industrial Business Park dedicated to complex industrial projects (Essonne Nanopole) with access to high volume utilities – 14 ha

Outstanding business services  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.  Specialized local HR Center providing recruiting and training services and facilities

Testimonials “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

Please contact us to receive more information about this opportunity 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:

 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, SigmaAldrich, BASF, Bayer Schering Pharma, Mitsubishi, Arianespace, CNES and many other companies ! A specific access to a dynamic region in Europe First ranked in numbers of pharmaceutical companies, second in numbers of medical device companies and third in numbers of biotech companies, including Europe’s 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 world’s 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).

A key European location 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 …)

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

 4 major highways : A6, A104, A5, A86


 Only 55 km from France’s main airport CDG

 10 minutes away from Orly airport

Genopole®: the french leading biopark dedicated to life sciences Genopole® develops a large scale multidisciplinary cluster dedicated to life sciences and combines on a single site academic research laboratories and innovative companies: • 20 academic laboratories • 70 biotech companies • 17 shared-use technology platforms and facilities • 86, 472 m² of real estate dedicated to life sciences • more than 2,000 direct jobs

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 m² dedicated building

A biomanufacturing reference cluster

Genopole® offers personalised services and technical facilities to support your development 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 “plug’n play” offices for entrepreneurs to customised tenant lab & office space, from 20 m² wet lab & office suites to 2,000 m² 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 maintenance, … • 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…)

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

Innovation dynamics fostered by new R&D labs 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 – 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-d’Essonne (UEVE) The UEVE Institute of Biology in collaboration with Genopole® (2011) The Army Biomedical Research Institute (2010-2012 – Bretigny sur Orge)

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 biotechnologies Telemedicine & e-Health: integration of technologies from different clusters such as OpticsValley, Cap Digital, Medicen Paris Region, System@tic and National Institute of Telecom, National Aerospace Agency, …

Paris-Evry Life Sciences Cluster 2010  

Presentation of health, biotech and pharma in the greater Paris area