The mobility sector is at the heart of a new industrial revolution playing out around the globe, and in Lille Region you can be part of it. We’re a leading rail and automotive performer, and Transalley—our world-class industrial and scientific cluster based in Valenciennes—has developed an ecosystem that sparks innovation and gives this dynamic industry a regional focus. If you’re a mobility professional, you can count on Transalley’s superior resources to help you build your business, develop your technology and enhance your skills.
Our fast-moving mobility sector makes Lille Region the strategic choice for you. With over 60,000 industry professionals, 300 companies and 400 researchers, we’ve launched several technological revolutions, including the first automated metro and the first mass-produced electric car. Our Transalley cluster includes major international corporations as well as a dense, tightly woven ecosystem of small and medium-sized businesses, subcontractors and specialized service providers. It is also one of Europe's largest research and innovation clusters for automotive technology, rail and sustainable mobility. Another key asset is Transalley’s educational offering, which includes more than 15 engineering schools covering every transport-related field and a wide range of highly specialized, world-renowned degree programs. The University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis, recognized internationally for its excellence in the science of transport, is fully committed to the Transalley cluster. With nine laboratories and 650 professors and researchers, it has been recognized by the French government as an “Innovative Campus for Sustainable Transport.”