- Incubator

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— Incubators and short-stay premises

Pays de Gex business incubator

Saint-Genis Pouilly Technopark

By setting up a business incubator, Pays de Gex has ensured itself a tool to support people setting up in business. There is therefore a local service supporting project leaders. A network of partners (banks, businesses, consular services, public accountants, etc.) is also on-hand.

The Pays de Gex business incubator was set up in 1990. Located on the Saint-Genis Pouilly Technopark, its main aim is to provide a site for business start-ups, to host them and to support them in their projects.

The business incubator facilitates the successful creation of new activities in the region in various fields: industry, trade, technology, skilled trades, services.

A real springboard for entrepreneurs, the incubator makes it possible to launch young businesses which, as they grow, will bring wealth to the economy of Pays de Gex.

Pays de Gex has a mixed incubator (15 or 30 sq. m offices and 150 sq. m workshops) at the Saint-Genis-Puilly Technopark.

The Technopark, located close to the CERN and to Switzerland, is a natural location to host these projects.

Rental prices for the business incubator

  • Office : rental of one 15 sq. m module

1st to 12th month : €175/month

13th to 23rd month : €215/month

Rentals are agreed based on temporary occupation of a maximum of 23 months.

Reception : Monday to Friday, 8h30 – 12h30 ; 14h00 – 17h30

Short-stay premises

In order to facilitate the establishment of new activities in the Pays de Gex area, the communauté de communes (community of municipalities) offers short-stay premises at the Saint-Genis Pouilly Technopark.

The aim is to complement the land available to attract businesses, through a range of property enabling requirements to be met and opportunities to be seized. One of the issues behind this programme is also to demonstrate an example of a quality building.

These short-stay premises improve hosting facilities and the sustainability of young businesses and make it possible to achieve development projects in Pays de Gex.

The 8 short-stay premises are located in two 600 sq. m buildings (4 x 150 sq. m)

  • Each area is fully operational.
  • The premises are rented out empty. Any specific equipment must be paid for by the lessee. Basic facilities are only set up if they satisfy the requirements of the majority of activities.
  • The buildings have been designed with care.
  • They include a slab and a frame which can bear the required load for “skilled trade or light industrial” activities and enough ceiling height.
  • A manoeuvring area and a large enough heavy vehicles access point.
  • Cabling (particularly electric, digital, telephone)

Rentals are agreed based on temporary occupation of a maximum duration, the short-stay premises aim to provide a site for activities with low, controlled rents.

They are reserved for businesses with an immediate need for short-term premises with the aim of securing a long-term site eventually or extending their activities in Pays de Gex.

Rental prices for the business incubator

  • 150 sq. m workshops

1st to 12th month : €890/month

Rentals are agreed based on temporary occupation of a maximum of 23 months.

Reception : Monday to Friday, 8h30 – 12h30 ; 14h00 – 17h30