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Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center

Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center

Because creating companies or associations is a way of accelerating the transfer and dissemination of scientific knowledge within society, the Foundation for the Université de Lyon encourages the development of the entrepreneurial spirit in all its forms.

The Foundation plays a unique role of guiding people to the various local programs. It acts alongside local business creation support stakeholders. In addition, the Foundation operates five programs to support entrepreneurship, whose service range from awareness raising to business creation, and international support for start-ups. It organizes jointly with players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center, which brings together BEELYS, Lyon Start Up and the Manufactory incubator, the HubLo Festival, annual meeting for all young entrepreneurs in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

The Université de Lyon, for its part, plays an active role in all these programmes, whether live or through its institutions. It is unanimously recognized for its role in training entrepreneurs, supportting projects, promoting the entrepreneurial spirit, etc.