An incubator recognized worldwide
Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole BIC is at the heart of the network, accelerating the creation and emergence of innovative companies and stimulating their growth.
Ranked as the world’s second-leading startup incubator in 2018 and listed in the TOP 5 in 2019 by UBI Global, a Montpellier French Tech partner and member of the startup incubator network Réso IP+ by AD’OCC, BIC propagates Montpellier’s expertise in assisting innovation.
Montpellier BIC recently launched its new podcast channel, “Connect me with the BIC, behind the scenes with startups”, featuring advice and practical tools to help grow your business.
Montpellier BIC’s approach is fully in line with dynamics that respect people and the environment. All of our missions are based on providing a public service that follows our guiding principles: general interest, continuity of service for users, fair and equal treatment, and neutrality.
We are fully dedicated to supporting the social and environmental commitments made by innovative company startup projects, and we take those aspects into consideration when evaluating candidates.
Our goal is to assist companies with high growth potential and help them expand and create jobs locally while building the right balance of economic performance and general interest.
Director of the Montpellier BIC
company creations assistedsince BIC was launched in 1987
direct jobs createdsince BIC was launched in 1987
of assisted companies still in business after 3 years(72% nationwide)
A solid team to help your company succeed
Do you have an innovative project? An innovative company? Let Montpellier BIC help you with its motivated team of 20 people dedicated to assisting entrepreneurs.
Project leaders benefit from a complete range of services built on thirty years of experience helping startups, including: innovative acceleration programs, hosting at incubators specifically dedicated to innovative young companies, and practical tools such as the Montpellier Business Plan software application.
The Montpellier BIC Strategic Committee
Discover some of our Cap Managers working diligently for your success
Karine Puget, CEO of Genepep
Pierre-Emmanuel Thuret, founder of Innobiz
Stéphanie Gottlib-Zeh, co-founder of Techsia
Stéphane Reboud, GM France and Dell Montpellier site director
Arnaud Pradel, Vice President of Horiba Medical
Bruno Meline, founder and CEO of Diadom
Jean Cottave, former regional director of EDF
Christophe Carniel, founder of Netia and Vogo, President of Transferts LR
Claudia Zimmer, co-founder of Aquafadas
Philippe Nahoum, founder and General Manager of Choosit
Gaël Bonnafous, founder of Scimob
Salomon Botton, Regional Delegate for Orange
Alain Guillemin, former CEO of Royal Canin, former GM of the Terrena cooperative group
AND MANY MORE!
Every effort united for success
Clusters and competitiveness clusters: French Tech Méditerranée, Digital 113, Aerospace Valley, Eurobiomed, Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation, DERBI cluster, Aqua-Valley, Optitec cluster, Push Start, Vinseo, etc.