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The Midi-Pyrénées Region

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Discover the charm and the quality of life
of the Midi-Pyrénées Region


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The Midi-Pyrénées region in figures

This region is the first french region concerning employment in the New Technologies of Information and Communication.

Toulouse : 1st french university city after Paris with more than 110 000 students : 3 universities, 1 Institut National Polytechnique gathering 3 schools of engineers, 13 prestigious business and management schools, prestigious university level college,…
9200 high engineers.

Aeronautics : 1st french centre in civil aeronautics ( 46500 persons). AIRBUS, EADS, AIRBUS, EADS ATR, EADS SOCATA, GOODRICH, RATIER-FIGEAC…

Electronics : One of the first leader regions with MOTOROLA, SIEMENS AUTOMOTIVE, THALES-AVIONICS…


Agrofood : 22 000 employees. HEUDEBERT, SARAH LEE,ANDROS…

Mechanical and engineering industries : 25000 employees. ROBERT BOSCH, UNITED TECHNOLOGIES…

Textile : 1st region concerning the wool weaving, 1st region for the manufacturing of technical textile.

Wood-paper : 3rd french wooded region, 5th concerning the production.

Research and development : 1st french region for the public research, 400 laboratories implicated in more than 80 european programmes, 15 500 researchers…

International airport of Toulouse Blagnac : 15 minutes from downtown, 5.4 milions of passengers in 2000, 3rd french airport cocnerning the freightage, 45 airlines, 18 international regular connections, 15 national direct connections, a connection to Paris 2 times per hour.