France is home to more of the world’s top 100 most innovative companies than any other country in Europe. It ranks sixth in the world in number of international patent applications. 71 competitiveness clusters around the country form a supportive ecosystem for start-ups, laboratories, universities, and major corporations.
French Tech, with €200 million invested, supports the development of digital enterprises and attracts young talent. With the changing policies France is poised to become a tech power. This country is constantly working to open its economy and borders to tech start-ups.
In order to meet growing demand for skilled workers, France is offering easy-to-access French Tech visas to founders, employees, and investors alike. It’s never been easier for techies to live and work in France. 41% of France’s PhD students are not French, and this diverse and skilled technological workforce gives France a very real edge in the global tech industry.