Whatever your plans for setting up in the Lyon area, our team is here to advise and assist you, every step of the way. From finding finance or premises to hiring staff, benefit from our services to drive your success thanks to an annual public-private funding package.

7 free services for an easier set-up

Plan to set up in the Lyon area? Depending on your project and needs, we’ll assist you in one, several or all of our fields of intervention.


Market and network

Planning to set up in the Lyon area and want to know more about your market and its players? We provide you with relevant economic data and an extensive network of partners.

Legal and taxation

Preparing to set up in the Lyon area and want to know the rules on creating an entity in France? Our team will guide you to organisations and specialists that can advise you.

Real-estate solutions

To help you set up in the Lyon area, our network provides you with a range of real-estate solutions courtesy of our teams, from searching for premises to putting you in touch with local specialists in the sector.

Finance and aid

Whether presenting you with existing funding mechanisms or putting you in touch with public and private sector bodies, our department of financial-engineering specialists helps you to search for subsidies and funding solutions for your project in the Lyon area.

Human resources

From advice on labour law to the coordination of hiring interviews, our Human Resources unit assists you during a key stage of your set-up: recruiting your team.

Employee mobility

If you have staff relocating to Lyon, they can rely on our team’s help before, during and after their arrival. Find out about our services for you and them, whether by taking advantage of a discovery trip or by benefitting from our support with administrative formalities.

After setting-up

You’ve picked the Lyon area for your project and want to share the news? Our teams introduce you to the community of new arrivals and spread the word on line, as well as connecting you with the privileged network of ONLYLYON ambassadors. 

Our team of experts at your service

To ease the formalities, we ensure you have a dedicated advisor to assist you. Contact us now.