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 mid-size 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)