Dillico is located in Grenoble, in the French Alps. It is not only a beautiful region, but also a place with a strong local environment to support future growth.


Highest density of R&D jobs in France

  • 25,000 academic researchers and 62,000 students
  • 187,200 jobs in the industry with 4 out of 10 with international firms
  • 1/3 of jobs at private-sector R&D centres: Naver Labs, BD, Biomérieux, Schneider electric, ST micro, Air Liquide, Soitec, Medtronic, etc.
  • 2/3 of jobs at government-funded research labs: CEA-Leti & -Liten, IBS, CNRS & UGA, INRIA

Large-scale, international scientific instruments:

  • ESRF (brightest European X-ray source)
  • ILL (neutron accelerator)
  • EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)
  • IRAM (Radio Astronomy Research Institute)
  • EMFL (European Magnetic Field Laboratory)

Strong high-tech local industry and research labs:

  • Microelectronics, optics and nanotechnologies
  • Biology and medtech
  • Artificial intelligence

Rhône-Alpes Biotech Hub

A combination of academic and clinical skills

  • 2nd biggest region in France in terms of R&D expenditure
  • 6 university hospital centers, 14 hospitals and 4 clinical investigation centers including 22,000 clinical research professionals
  • 4 higher education and research universities & 40 public/private research institutes in the field

An active and attractive labour market

  • 2nd biggest region in France in terms of number of employees
  • 1st region in France for employment in R&D and production
  • 57% of jobs in the bioproduction sector
  • 1st region in France in terms of industrial jobs

An extensive industrial network

  • 1st in Europe for vaccine production
  • 1st in France for API production
  • 800 innovative SMEs and start-ups
  • Around twenty large groups: Becton Dickinson, BioMérieux, Boehringer Ingelheim, Evotec, Medtronic, Merck, Nemera, Roche Diagnostics, Sanofi, Seqens, etc.