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A strong culture of innovation

Midi-Pyrénées is innovating, the world is changing

In order to achieve its goals, DigitalPlace benefits from the strong innovation culture of Midi-Pyrénées, which has highly contributed to the development of the ICT sector.

Innovation Culture

  • Research & Development: 4,1% of the GDP (2,4% in France)
  • 100 M€ of research tax credits
  • 163 research units
  • 2900 Mathematics researchers
  • 2600 Engineering researchers
  • 15 Higher Education Institutions
  • 94000 Students
  • 755 Doctoral Thesis per year

A powerful ICT sector

  • The second best IT region in France
  • 3600 companies
  • 2300 M€ of yearly turnover
  • 36000 employees
  • 100 courses leading to a diploma
  • 20 research centers
  • 2 World-class laboratories (LAAS & IRIT)
  • Mastering tomorrow's key technologies

Key competences

  • Simulation
  • Imagery and virtual reality
  • Critical embedded systems & M2M
  • Security and Safety
  • Open Source
  • Cloud computing