On the occasion of the economic Summit "Transporteur de croissance", which took place on November 7th 2016 in Longueuil (Quebec) with more than 200 participants, an agreement of international collaboration between both science parks IVÉO and TRANSALLEY was signed.
The Valenciennes territory was guest of honor of this summit with the presence and the interventions of Francis Debacker (Vice-president de Valenciennes Métropole), Abdelhakim Artiba (President of the university UPHF) and Stéphane Meuric (General manager of Transalley).
IVÉO, technopole dedicated to sustainable and intelligent transport of Longueuil Agglomeration builds indeed on the model of the Valenciennes ecosystem because there are similarities between these two territories.
This international collaboration between both technopoles has for objective to accelerate the development of Quebec and French Transport sectors and to take advantage jointly of the infrastructures and existing services of these two ecosystems of innovation. "The collaboration with the science park TRANSALLEY will allow to mutualize our expertises to accelerate the development of projects of innovation and facilitate the business development between the companies of our respective territories ", declared Benoit Balmana, General manager of IVÉO.