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Young innovators and entrepreneurs, the world is your oyster!

BEELYS (Boosting Entrepreneurial Spirit in Lyon and Saint-Étienne) is the Université de Lyon’s PEPITE (Student Center for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship) for young entrepreneurs. BEELYS aims to help students acquire an entrepreneurial spirit and learn the skills they will need, as well as support their efforts to build a company and prepare them for acceleration, etc. To this end, BEELYS calls on some of the region’s leading professionals to support students in their entrepreneurial project.

BEELYS, which was created in 2014 and is run in conjunction with the Foundation for the Université de Lyon, provides a link between the university and players in Lyon and Saint-Etienne’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, contributing to the momentum of exchanges between the academic and socio-economic worlds.

BEELYS benefits over 25,000 students and young graduates from 33 institutions every year and enables them to develop entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their startup projects.

BEELYS is supported by IDEXLYON, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the Métropole de Lyon and Saint-Étienne Métropole.

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