DescriptionMontpellier Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) assists innovative company creators and helps them make their startup projects a success. Part of the BIC program also includes hosting at one of the three local BIC incubator sites: Cap Alpha, Cap Omega, or MIBI.
The Cap Alpha incubator is located in Clapiers, just north of Montpellier. Close to research centers and universities, Cap Alpha welcomes companies involved with life sciences (health, agronomics, and green-tech) and engineering (electronics, robotics). In addition to office space, the facility includes laboratories and workshops adapted to meet the needs of young companies. In 2013, Cap Alpha was entirely renovated as a GreenTech building.
600 m² of biotech laboratories, including an equipped shared laboratory (-80°C freezer, autoclave, laundry), 400 m² of workshops, 1,300 m² of office space and tertiary platforms.
Incubation sites designed for startups:
- Flexible lease terms (conditions, due dates, etc.)
- Shared resources: reception, mail, telephone, IT, security, conference room with capacity for 150 people, 2 meeting rooms equipped with multimedia equipment, broadband Internet, and WiFi.
- Opportunities to meet with other entrepreneurs and nearby research centers (CIRAD, LIRMM, IES, CHU, etc.)
- Privileged access to BIC assistance services
Laboratories and biotech platforms starting from 156 €/m²/yr. (excl. tax)
No deposit required, exemption from property tax, maintenance of shared space included