Digital sector – key figures :
- 3 000 employees;
- 180 companies;
- 2 000 students;
- 4 research laboratories.
Digital is intricate to all sectors of activity, and some play a major role in the greater Dijon projects. Health, agro-foods, environment… Take a look at the region’s digital expertise.
Health Tech: Digital serving health
Health and digital intertwine in Dijon to boost emerging, innovative projects.
Proof of this force: ReadapTIC, the first smart health and rehabilitation center will open in 2026. Its new model for patient rehabilitation will be founded on personalized care.
Health professionals will rely on technological innovation. They will benefit from the strong ties with research to offer their patients the most appropriate care for their return home.
Tomorrow’s food industry
Dijon looks to rely on two, especially dynamic economic systems in its region to develop new food technologies: digital and food.
Discover the most promising agri-food start-ups in Dijon. A quick tour of Vitagora which drives the FoodTech network is sufficient. The French Tech competitiveness hub counts 200 players, from pitchfork to table!
Smart City and Smart Building
A benchmark for smart cities, over several years Dijon has acquired expertise in intelligent buildings and Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Working with research and higher education, the companies in the sector are building tomorrow’s buildings and city. Take One example is Elithis, an engineering and property development group and leader in energy and environmental efficiency which offers innovative and sustainable construction and renovation solutions.
Robotic Industry 4.0
Working with the many industrial activities in the Bourgogne-Franche Comté region, Dijon is fertile ground for expert companies in robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things. They are also especially active in research working notably with ImViA, the imaging and artificial vision laboratory and its Vibot team, dedicated to vision for robotics.
In addition, the robotic sector is enhanced with a specific “Robotics Valley” cluster that brings together over fifty players to promote the region’s attractiveness in these specific areas.
Doing digital business
The Cap Digital competitiveness hub brings together all innovators in Europe’s digital sector.
With more than 1000 organizational members, Cap Digital can assist in collaborative project engineering, the search for funding and partners, and organizing events throughout the year.
BFC Numérique is ideal if you’re interested in joining a digital network on a regional scale. It has over 200 members, all of whom are entrepreneurs and innovators.
Training for digital professions
The University of Burgundy has a wide offer of courses in digital training and education, from the technological DUT degree to a Masters. Several grandes écoles such as Esirem, CESI, ESEO, DIIAGE, Sup St Jo and others also offer education in digital engineering.
Great opportunities given that many greater Dijon digital companies are looking for these skills.