Health: extensive history combined with a project for the future
Montpellier is particularly at the cutting edge of the medical diagnostics field. Strong points for the territory also include e-health, cancer research and treatment, regenerative medicine, infectiology, innovative therapies, the silver economy, and research on rare diseases.
companiesrepresenting 7,500 jobs
studentsin health, science, and technology studies (8,100 in health)
leading French universityfor life sciences and medicine (QS World University Ranking 2017 - outside Paris)
Montpellier Health Capital
The Montpellier Health Capital (“Montpellier Capital Santé”) project spearheaded by Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole seeks to mobilize the health ecosystem, including stakeholders in research and care training, companies, public authorities, associations, and more, to develop large-scale projects and increase the Montpellier area’s impact on a European level.