Industry & Cleantech

France is the third largest industry in Europe after Germany and the United Kingdom. With around 3.2 million employees, France is leading in several sectors, such as aeronautics. Boosted by France 2030, an ambitious investment plan, France is reindustrialising in the critical sectors of tomorrow and decarbonising its industry. With in-depth knowledge of the French and Nordic markets, our experts can help you connect with a French supplier or a potential partner. Our team can help you in various domains, from transport to building and civil engineering, infrastructure, energy, chemicals or cross-sectorial industries.

Key figures

France, a leader in Cleantech & Industry


of R&D expenditure in the manufacturing industry (MESRI-SIES, 2021)


billion dedicated to decarbonising industry over the period 2022-2027 (France 2030, 2022)


in the world for aerospace exports (GTA, 2022)

Meet us at our next event

May 20 2024
May 23 2024

French Nuclear Tour

Helsinki, Stockholm

Business France is organising a new event to mark the relaunch of Sweden’s nuclear programme.

Mar 25 2024
Mar 28 2024

Global Industrie


As a cornerstone in reindustrialization, Global Industrie symbolizes the commitment and pride of industrial players.

Jan 30 2024
Feb 01 2024



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