The Grand Est Region: cross-border by nature
The Grand Est Region: cross-border by nature With over 750 kilometres of borders running from Belgium to Switzerland via Luxembourg and Germany, and a long history of a wealth of close relations with these four countries, the Grand Est Region is geographically, historically, economically and strategically a naturally cross-border gateway to Europe, a situation that […]
First French centre for e-health and diabetes will be established in Strasbourg
In Strasbourg, the first French centre for e-health and diabetes (Centre e-Santé et Diabète, CeSD) will open in November 2020 on 700 m2. It will be created by the European Centre for Diabetes Studies (CeeD) and the health care company LNA Santé. The centre provides long-term out-patient care for patients suffering from chronic diseases such […]
The company Européenne de Biomasse is planning an investment of 50-90 million euros in Fessenheim in Alsace
The medium-sized company Européenne de Biomasse is planning a new location in the industrial area EcoRhéna in Fessenheim. A new factory producing the bio-fuel HPCI©, also known as “black pellets”, could be operational by 2023. Européenne de Biomasse would invest a total of 50-90 million euros in the factory, and create 350-700 new jobs. It […]
Dräger invests in a new factory for the production of protective masks in Alsace
The company Dräger, leading manufacturer of medical and safety technology products, is investing in a new factory in Alsace for the production of protective masks of FFP2/FFP3. These masks are used not only in the medical field, but also in industry, fire brigade and rescue services as well as by civil and military authorities. With […]
Discover the new chocolate temple in Alsace !
The Belgian company « Choco-Story », which runs several Chocolate Museums around the world, opens its new flagship in Colmar. In a building located in Colmar’s historical centre, « Choco Story » plans to create 3 museums « dedicated to the Alsace gastronomy », explains Fabrice Stijnen, in charge of the brand’s development in France. This concept was initiated by the […]
After Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille et Nantes, FoodChéri arrives in Strasbourg !
Since September 9, the start-up FoodChéri has arrived in Strasbourg and propose everyday on delivrey its homemade dishes, composed of organic and seasonal products !. Press Realease here
Inauguration of the experimental irradiation platform, Féerix
The experimental irradiation platform of Aérial, Féerix®, was inaugurated on 10 September 2019 with Jean-Luc MARX, Prefect of Grand Est Region, Lilla MERABET, Vice-president of Grand Est Regional Council in charge of competitiveness, innovation and digital, Robert HERRMANN, President of Strasbourg Eurométropole, Claude FROEHLY, Mayor of Illkirch-Graffenstaden, Thomas SERVAIS, President of IBA Industrial, and Alain STRASSER, […]
Octapharma will invest 85M € in Alsace by 2024
Located since 20 years in Strasbourg with more than 650 employees, Octapharma, specialized in blood plasma manufacturing, will invest 85M € by 2024 to double its immunoglobulin production capacity, to increase its workforce and expand its storage site.
First treetop path in France will be built in Alsace
The 22nd of July the local council community Wissembourg and the Erlebnis Akademie AG (EAK) presented the tourist project “Chemin des cimes de l’Alsace Verte” on the former military base of Drachenbronn (Northern Alsace, France). This one-kilometre-long, 23-metre-high path will include several interactive play stations and recreational experiences on various themes related to nature and […]
Energy Transition in Grand Est with sustainable hydrogen
France has ambitious targets for the green energy transition: By 2030, renewable energies should account for 32% of energy consumption and 40% of electricity production. In addition, the consumption of fossil energies should be reduced by 30% by 2030 and CO2 neutrality should be achieved by 2050. The French hydrogen agenda Therefore, France is […]