Launch of the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center

On The December 7, 2020

The Université de Lyon and the Foundation for the Université de Lyon are launching the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center, a major platform to support entrepreneurship and skills development.

The Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center is a public interest scheme led by the Université de Lyon and the Foundation for the Université de Lyon. It is the result of a merger between BEELYS, Lyon Start Up and Manufactory. It has been set up with the aim of:

  • Advancing knowledge and providing entrepreneurial training to students from all disciplines;
  • Establishing a vibrant community that allows all those involved to act collectively and sustainably, thus bringing together entrepreneurs, members of the socio-economic world and members of the academic world;
  • Promoting entrepreneurship and developing an entrepreneurial culture within the Université de Lyon and the Lyon Saint-Étienne institutions in order to improve the region’s employment potential and to encourage knowledge sharing and innovation.

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The Entrepreneurship Center is committed to helping project leaders unleash their entrepreneurial potential by encouraging them to develop initiatives that respond to local environmental, social and economic issues.

Marie Eyquem, Director of the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center