Marseille Provence Metropolis Technology Park of Chateau Gombert

who we are

Together with Marseille Luminy Technology Park and the Florides Activity Park in Marignane, the Marseille Provence Technology Park is one of the priority areas for economic development in Marseille's metropolitan area. It lies at the meeting point between the business world and university resources in the Etoile cluster, which include the Saint-Jérôme and Château-Gombert campuses.

Key figures:

  • 180 hectares
  • 300,000 m² built-up surface area
  • 170 companies
  • 2 top-level engineering schools: Centrale Marseille and Polytech Marseille
  • 7 research laboratories
  • 2 intervarsity centres
  • 1 incubator: Impulse
  • 1 business centre: Marseille Innovation
  • 3800 private and public sector jobs, including 900 research-teaching positions
  • 2800 students
  • Leading French research centre in energy mechanics
  • Breeding ground for the optics and photonics competitive cluster: Optitec
what we offer
  • Supporting creation and assistance to innovative companies through the Impulse incubator ( and the Marseille Innovation ( and Grand Luminy ( business centres.
  • Developing such priority sites as the Marseille Provence Technology Park in Château-Gombert (optics/engineering sciences), Luminy Technology Park (biotech/health), Florides Activity Park in Marignane (aeronautics) and the Media Centre in La Belle de Mai (multimedia)
  • Supporting the organisation and coordination of competitiveness clusters, and financing R&D projects that originate in the clusters
  • Supporting event organisation
  • Developing real estate schemes to host innovative businesses

Metropolis Technology Park

Rue Joliot-Curie
Maison du Développement Industriel

Tel: +33 (0)4 91 10 01 25

Fax : +33 (0)4 91 11 79 69

Carine Schlewitz
Head of Dept
Tel.: +33 (0)4 91 10 01 28
Marie-Françoise Cartella
Project Manager
Tel.: +33 (0)4 91 10 01 24
Geneviève Delphin
Tel.: +33 (0)4 91 10 01 25
sustainable development
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