How it works

Local stakeholders in the health sector and Montpellier have a shared goal to create tomorrow's health care, uniting efforts under the Montpellier France Health Hub banner.

Health, the beating heart of the Montpellier metropolitan area

A land of achievements, the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole area has earned international recognition in the health field, joining teaching, research, innovation, and quality of life throughout its history.
Cutting-edge hospitals, renowned universities, research laboratories, business associations, and large companies comprise a highly favorable health community from which many rising stars have emerged.

Trias Astériou

Project manager, health sector


Montpellier France Health Hub, a unifying project that helps local stakeholders take action

An initiative of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, the project seeks to mobilize the health ecosystem, including education and training, research and care, companies, and public authorities, to develop major projects, stimulate development in the health sector, encourage company growth, and promote the Montpellier metropolitan area internationally.
The Montpellier France Health Hub project is designed as a collective effort, bringing together stakeholders from different horizons and helping local players take action.

Shared goals

Leveraging Montpellier France Health Hub, local authorities are working towards several objectives to make the Montpellier Métropole area a territory for health activities, while creating an environment favorable for people’s well-being.

Pass croissance
Stimulating development
Stimulating development
in the health sector and boosting company growth.
Montpellier Capital Santé fonctionne en co-construction grâce à l’engagement de tous les acteurs de la filière.
Providing greater exposure
Providing greater exposure
for the Montpellier area on national and international levels by highlighting its potential and the momentum of the local economy.
Le Corum accueille plus de 500 000 congressistes par an.
Attracting the best investors and foreign talents
Attracting the best investors and foreign talents
including students, researchers, and companies, so that they relocate to the Montpellier area.

Project foundations

  • Setting up a Montpellier France Health Hub council to steer implementation of the effort locally.
  • Identifying high-potential thematic lines to guide our co-development of an action plan.
  • Organizing meeting opportunities for ecosystem members, essential for actions to emerge.
  • Providing assistance and bringing together all local players who want to reinforce their commitment to support the ecosystem.

The emergence of collective initiatives

Dix entreprises montpelliéraines se sont rendues à Philadelphie en 2019 au Salon international dédié aux biotechnologies :
Companies participating in international delegations
Ten Montpellier companies went to Philadelphia in June 2019 to attend a major international conference on biotechnologies: Bio International Convention. They proudly represented the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole area as part of the Montpellier France Health Hub initiative, alongside the Eurobiomed competitiveness cluster.
Futurapolis santé les 12 et 13 octobre 2018 à Montpellier ©Maxime Huriez
Futurapolis health
A new event focusing on the latest feats of science, organized by the magazine Le Point. An opportunity for audiences to meet doctors, scientists, public figures, writers, and philosophers. The event program includes conferences, along with equipment and technology demonstrations in the Discovery Gallery.
Formation dédiée aux entreprises santé
Training dedicated to health companies
Six Montpellier startups benefited from “Investor pitch training” sessions in the Spring of 2019. The training concluded with the “Montpellier France Health Hub Invest” event on April 26, notably with the participation of Bpifrance, IRDI Soridec, and MELIES Business Angels.