Paris&Co, the new agency of economic development, attractiveness and innovation of Paris is the merger of Paris Développement with Paris Region Lab. Due to the fact that the first criteria of attractiveness for the Parisian metropolis is its leadership in terms of innovation and intellectual capital, The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo decided to bring together within a single structure those whose mission is to attract foreign investors to Paris and those whose mission is to encourage and promote the innovation ecosystem through incubation, experimentation and business relationships with major companies. Anne Hidalgo wants to turn Paris into the world’s startups factory. Paris&Co will be the heart of this ecosystem and the engine of its internationalization.
Didier Guillot, President of Paris&Co