ARDIE (Agence Régionale de Développement de l’Innovation et de l’Economie)
was created on 1 July 2015 at the initiative of Burgundy Regional Council.
The Agency contributes to developing the region’s economy.
It supports the investment and innovation projects of its clients (businesses, consortia, territorial entities)
as part of the Regional Strategy for Economic Development and Innovation for “intelligent specialization”.
- Supporting and attracting investment projects
- “Complex” (multi-actor, multi-finance) project engineering
- Economic intelligence
- Promoting and developing innovation
- Supporting and structuring clusters
- Responding to calls for projects
- Territorial engineering
ARDIE Bourgogne makes the region more attractive and competitive through its actions in support of the following areas of specialization and cross-sector concerns:
- Quality of the environment, foodstuffs and food… for the well-being of consumers
- Advanced materials and processes for safe and secure applications
- Integration of biomedical solutions for patients in terms of prevention, diagnosis, and therapeutics
- Eco-design, eco-construction, bio-sourced materials
- Innovative alternative solutions for mobility and transport
- New behaviours, new economies
- Development and networking of skills to make our economy more competitive
- Dissemination of key technologies, digital engineering, entrepreneurial culture, and scientific culture
ARDIE is an association formed under the 1901 legislation. Its founding members are: Burgundy Regional Council, central government, Bpifrance, ADEME Bourgogne (Burgundy Environment and Energy Management Agency) and Burgundy Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Two governance bodies:
It is made up of a team of 19 staff subdivided into four sections:
- Sector-specific actions
- Cross-sector actions
- ARDIE Bourgogne members
- ARDIE Bourgogne financers
- Financers of innovation and economic development
- General and neighbourhood actors (local development agencies, boards of trade, local authorities, business incubators, etc.)
- Technical actors (technological resource centres, research organizations, university and elite colleges, etc.)
- Sector-specific actors (competitive clusters, business networks, etc.)
Our team makes its expertise available to businesses, business consortia, and local communities.
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