The vitality and variety of its ecosystem puts Greater Lyon at the forefront of numerous fields. Industry, health, environmental technologies and digital technologies: have a look at the panorama of sectors where the Lyon area excels.


Social and solidarity economy, social innovation

The social and solidarity economy, a form of entrepreneurship that combines economic development, the fight against exclusion, environmental issues and solidarity.



A strong and wide-ranging industrial heritage. Métropole de Lyon is working towards integrating and (re)connecting industry to the local territory and its people.


Our sectors of excellence, a source of growth and opportunities

Food, farming and gastronomy

A land of gastronomy, farming, food-sector companies and innovation. From field to table, mobilized for a more sustainable, more inclusive, more resilient food system.


Life Sciences and Health

The strength of a cutting-edge sector, promoting a quality life in good health.



Innovation and sustainable growth ecosystems at the heart of strategic industries for professionals in the chemicals & materials, environment, transport & mobility and energy transition sectors.


Digital industry

Lyon, a city with a sustainable digital industry, driven by a particularly active tech community.


Sustainable tourism, hotels

An important sector of the local economy, guided in its development to ensure a balanced and diversified offering, with a view to long-term viability.


Culture and the creative industries

Recognised as a place for avant-garde creation, the Lyon area attracts creative talent in all fields.


Logistics and transport

A strategic and well-structured sector in a region with prime locations for storing merchandise and organising multimodal transport.


Services to individuals and companies

The services sector continues to prosper, particularly in high-level services such as banking, insurance, engineering and consulting.


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If you are a company director or entrepreneur, contact our specialist consultants who know your field and your needs. Our experts provide support in optimising your project, whatever your sector.

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