Facts and Figures

Our Members

  • A diverse network of 350 members
  • More than 20,000 jobs in the Hauts-de-France Region and 315,000 worldwide
  • Total turnover of more than 60 billion euros, of which 50% is export business

Our projects

0 appraised projects

representing 470 million euros of R&D investment since 2006

0 projects funded

for total support of more than 150 million euros : 60 research projects and 92 industrial projects.

80%: FUI success rate of the Cluster (national average 48%)

14 ‘Investment for the future’ (PIA) projects supported for overall funding of 142 million euros

The Biology Health sector in Hauts-de-France Region

The Biology Health Nutrition sector in Hauts-de-France Region gathers nearly 1000 companies and employs a total of 27,500 persons, including 21,701 directly involved in the nutrition / health sector.
The industry consists of 4 main business segments:

  • Pharma-Biotech-Nutrition
  • Biomedical
  • Specialized services
  • Health ICT

The Region counts nearly 2000 researchers in Biology-Health

The Agrifood sector in Hauts-de-France Region

The Food industry accounts 2,300 companies and more than 36,000 jobs. Thus, the Food industry is the first regional industrial sector. The region is the first exporting region with 1/3 of its turnover.
The major food chains are:

  • cereals and starch
  • meat and prepared dishes
  • Dairy products
  • Vegetables (fresh and processed)
  • Potatoes
  • Sugar and confectionery