PIXEL, Lyon’s image and creative industries cluster
Already an international competitor, the Lyon area offers image and entertainment industries a space of their own: at Pole Pixel. Located in the heart of the Grandclément district in Villeurbanne, this vast site offers rental facilities for professionals just 7 minutes by tram from Lyon’s Part Dieu station.
- Key Figures
- 11,000 sq. m of office space 5,000 sq. m of studios
- 4,000 sq. m already is use
- 94 projects and 14 set ups supported by the regional council
Ideal conditions for a set up
Home to institutions such as Rhônes-Alpes Cinéma, Studios 24, the ‘Factory’ school and Imaginove cluster, the Pixel site enables cross media projects in an environment that lends itself perfectly to their development. A Mecca for existing activities in the area, this site offers 16, 000 sq. m and aims to attract businesses looking to set up in the area. That is why it has set up the Pixel Enterprise Hotel for innovative start-ups. This facility hires out offices that are equipped and operational at competitive prices.
A local competitive cluster
With a team dedicated to supporting new and innovative projects,Imaginove, the national competitive cluster devoted to creative industries,offers a real advantage to companies in the cinema, audio-visual, multimedia and videogame industries. Since its creation in 2005, Imaginove has approved 94 R&D projects and participated in the set-up of 14 companies in the Lyon area, generating new 210 jobs.
In the centre of the Grandclément area of Villeurbanne
Grandclément is emerging as a strategic site for businesses and now hosts some large companies, including Alstom Grid, Schneider Electric, Vinci Construction, Schindler, Aviva and Atos Worldline.
- Key Figures
- 50,000 sq. metres of service sector real estate under construction
- 8 activity parks
- 70 hectares devoted to economic activities
- 390 establishments
- 3,000 jobs