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ARDII Nexa

La Reunion

Transfer & innovation support

Regional Agency for Development Investment and Innovation

Nexa, the regional agency guides the regional transformation toward
an ecological, competitive and innovative economy, by organising and
developing the ecosystem, supporting participants, developing flagship
projects and international opportunities.

Missions

  • Support the regional Council in the design and implementation of
    research, innovation and economic development policies
  • Implement the regional Smart Specialisation Strategy
  • Manage the regional economic observatory
  • Support and funding of innovative projects
  • Development of growth-generating projects promoting the circular
    economy and energy transition
  • International promotion of Réunion

Contact

Gaston BIGEY  | Executive Vice-President
62 Bvd du Chaudron - BP 60030 97491 SAINTE-CLOTILDE CEDEX
  • Services provided

    Raising awareness on innovation

    • Coordinating the approach to « innovate Réunion»
    • Organise thematic events related to entrepreneurship and innovation
    • Promotion and training of Design thinking in the region
    • Promotion of local capacities and initiatives

    Supporting and funding projects

    • Provide guidance to project leaders towards collaborators in the ecosystem
    • Tailored support for entrepreneurs to develop and test their services with users
    • Support the development of projects contributing to circular economy and energy transition
    • Technical and economic expertise for innovative projects
    • Support the growth acceleration program of companies
    • Financial engineering services (business plans, identification of funding sources, fundraising assistance)
    • Assist in detecting call for proposals and competitive European project development calls for projects (Horizon 2020)
    • Equity investment in high-potential firms

    Access to competitive EU funds

    • Awareness raising on opportunities related to European programmes
      for the environment (LIFE), research and innovation (Horizon 2020)
    • Monitoring of national and European calls for project
    • Support in project development
    • European partner search
    • Promotion of capacity in Reunion

    Global focus

    • Design and develop communication tools to promote theregion
    • Organisation of themed forums and educational tours toboost the region’s attractiveness
    • Support to enterprises and promotion of the region throughmajor local and international trade events
  • NETWORKS
    • ERRIN; EURADA ;EEN
    • Business France; ADARI ;CNER
    • Agreements : CROEC; Qualitropic; La Reunion University ;Reunion Chamber of Commerce; AEFC ; CYROI

Raising awareness on innovation

  • Coordinating the approach to « innovate Réunion»
  • Organise thematic events related to entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Promotion and training of Design thinking in the region
  • Promotion of local capacities and initiatives

Supporting and funding projects

  • Provide guidance to project leaders towards collaborators in the ecosystem
  • Tailored support for entrepreneurs to develop and test their services with users
  • Support the development of projects contributing to circular economy and energy transition
  • Technical and economic expertise for innovative projects
  • Support the growth acceleration program of companies
  • Financial engineering services (business plans, identification of funding sources, fundraising assistance)
  • Assist in detecting call for proposals and competitive European project development calls for projects (Horizon 2020)
  • Equity investment in high-potential firms

Access to competitive EU funds

  • Awareness raising on opportunities related to European programmes
    for the environment (LIFE), research and innovation (Horizon 2020)
  • Monitoring of national and European calls for project
  • Support in project development
  • European partner search
  • Promotion of capacity in Reunion

Global focus

  • Design and develop communication tools to promote theregion
  • Organisation of themed forums and educational tours toboost the region’s attractiveness
  • Support to enterprises and promotion of the region throughmajor local and international trade events
  • ERRIN; EURADA ;EEN
  • Business France; ADARI ;CNER
  • Agreements : CROEC; Qualitropic; La Reunion University ;Reunion Chamber of Commerce; AEFC ; CYROI
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