Focus on Digital & Innovation

Digital and Innovation as a key for a sustainable development of the area

Paris-CDG Airport Area aims to be an intelligent area: intuitive, innovative and digital. 70 R&D centres are located there as well as open innovation structures, companies specialized in digital, the development of new technologies (LG, Computacenter) or digital printing (Brother, Xerox, Heidelberg). To welcome and encourage companies to engage into innovation and digital, specific incubators have been created.

For example, l’Oréal has 800 sqm dedicated to industry and supply chain, equipped with robots, 3D printers, VR, etc. From its side, Groupe ADP has launched an experimental program called “CONNECT”. Its aims is to test, adapt and deploy new innovative products and services within the ADP Group.

The area’s training offer adapts to these new uses with training dedicated to digital and innovation:

  • Research laboratories and university courses focused on the digital professions: Université Sorbonne Paris Nord University, Paris 8 University, CY Cergy Paris University;
  • Free Post-A’Levels schools oriented to vocational training practice: Tesla Hub in Ecouen (IA Microsoft school Training), Simplon school in Aulnay-sous-Bois (Apple Foundation Program Training), digital factory in Gonesse.
  • The inhabitants of the territory can thus benefit from digital-oriented trainings and thus facilitate their employability.

Discover the other key sectors of excellence of Paris-CDG Airport Area

Aeronautics and Airport Services

First area of Paris Region and in France


Transport and Logistics

#1st Paris Region multimodal and logistics hub : motorway, railway, air cargo and waterway…


Tourism and MICE

An exceptional place for Business and Leisure


Wholesale Trade and Retail

500 million consumers nearby for wholesale trade and retail !



An industrial historical area which has launched a major modernization policy


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