Val de Saône: an important industrial part of the Lyon metropolitan area, especially in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industries. Services to individuals also represent a substantial, varied source of job creation.

Key figures

  • 17 municipalities
  • 52,630 inhabitants
  • 4,475 establishments
  • 16,100 jobs
  • 11,280 private-sector salaried jobs
  • 500 businesses created per year on average

Source: Les territoires de l’agglomération lyonnaise - Val de Saône (Observatoire partenarial lyonnais en économie - Edition 2018)

Access and connections

  • Close to major roads and motorways (A46N, A6, north ring road)
  • Train stations in Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or, Albigny-sur-Saône, Couzon-au-Mont-d'Or and Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or

Opportunities for development and support

  • LYVE North Entrepreneurship Centre in Neuville-sur-Saône, where up-and-coming companies can grow (real estate, support, services)
  • Saône Mont d’Or Création: local business incubator
  • Saône Mont d’Or business incubator (Genay): offering a comprehensive range of solutions (real estate, support and services)
  • Partnership with a network of local stakeholders who can help you with your projects and development (CCI, CMA, business associations, public employment agencies, etc.)

Vitality, driven by key sectors

These companies chose Val de Saône

  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Coatex
  • BASF agriproduction
  • ITW Bailly Comte
  • Solvay
  • Calberson Rhône-Alpes
  • Fontanel
  • Demathieu Bard
  • Groupe Lépine
  • Imérys
  • Legrand
  • Rousseau
  • Primagaz

Map of the Val de Saône area

The municipalities of the Val de Saône area

  • Albigny-sur-Saône
  • Cailloux-sur-Fontaines
  • Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Couzon-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Curis-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Fleurieu-sur-Saône
  • Fontaines-Saint-Martin
  • Fontaines-sur-Saône
  • Genay
  • Montanay
  • Neuville-sur-Saône
  • Poleymieux-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Quincieux
  • Rochetaillée-sur-Saône
  • Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Saint-Romain-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Sathonay-Village

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