Microtechnology, state-of-the-art medicine, industry, construction, craftsmanship, private service industries and public services, agriculture, innovation—with such a rich economic fabric, the Besançon area offers a solid platform that benefits from enterprise creativity, diversity, a heavy density of SMBs, public support for employment, and closeness to Switzerland.

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Worth knowing

Nourished by its roots and its history, by the prodigious wind of progress and a global outlook, Besançon invents, innovates, develops. Creative audacity like this is what forges the area’s reputation. The heartbeat of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region and the epicentre of the Franco-Swiss cross-border arc, it is an astonishingly modern conurbation, an ultra-connected territory with high living standards and even higher potential.

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Worth discovering

In the great tradition of the worldwide cradle of clockmaking, the Besançon area is enjoying the incredible boom in microtechnology and next-generation medicine. Enough to set the economy vibrating along with the university world and all the life it entails.

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