Espelia alongside the communities in their projects "TIGA" (Territoire d'Innovation de Grande Ambition)

Publié le 13.06.2018

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In a consortium with CMI, Espelia assists the metropolises of Dijon and Rouen-Normandy and GIP InnoBioECO (Reims-Châlon-Epernay) in the preparation of their responses to the call for projects.

The « Territoires d’Innovation de Grande Ambition » (TIGA) aims to identify, select and support a dozen territories of national interest, in the key stages of an ambitious transformation project.

The "Territoires d’Innovation de Grande Ambition" part of the "Démonstrateurs et territoires d’innovation de grande ambition" project is endowed with € 450m of public financing over 10 years, under the Future Investments Program (of which € 150 million in grants and € 300 million in equity).
Ten high-ambition territories will be selected with investment envelopes devoted to innovation estimated at between 30 and 60 M € per project.
The challenges identified by each territory must be part of the major energy, ecological, demographic, social and digital transitions. These will include :
  • Promote the emergence of ideas and new forms of cooperation;
  • To change the uses;
  • Increase the competitiveness of enterprises;
  • Increase the attractiveness of the territory for investors;
  • Increase the capacity to export new technologies or solutions;
  • Respond to new security expectations
  • Renew the offer and reveal the cultural potential;
  • Take into account the everyday environment of the inhabitants in the development of new solutions;
  • Organize resilient systems, especially to deal with the effects of climate change.

Clément Fourchy
Deputy director of Espelia