"Gifted, dynamic, innovative, pioneering... every year, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole and the Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) produce remarkable results and, above all, success stories that illustrate the achievements of the BIC method".
President of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
Mayor, City of Montpellier
“Montpellier BIC offers a wide range of services that have provided critical aid in the emergence of numerous tech champions—including strategy development coaching, assistance in raising funds, and integration into business networks. BIC’s three incubation facilities, Cap Alpha, Cap Omega, and MIBI, provide startups with a favorable environment that maximizes their chances of success”.
Deputy-president of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
In charge of economic development, higher education, innovation, and artisanship
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 second-leading startup incubator in the world by UBI Global, a Montpellier French Tech partner, BIC propagates Montpellier’s expertise in assisting innovation.
A tight-knit 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. Our teams have participated in success stories involving more than 670 startups.
Project leaders benefit from services built on thirty years of experience, including: innovative acceleration programs, hosting at incubators specifically devoted to innovative young companies, and practical tools such as the Montpellier Business Plan software application.
The BIC Advisory Board: our mentors
Discover 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
Every effort united for success
Clusters and competitiveness clusters: Eurobiomed, Qualiméditerrannée, DERBI, Trimatec, SAFE Cluster, Aqua Valley, Optitec, MerMediterranée, French South Digital, Push Start...
Montpellier BIC: an incubator at the heart of French Tech
The Montpellier BIC structure has long been a partner of French Tech Montpellier, with Montpellier BIC notably being the partner incubator for the French Tech Ticket and French Tech Visa programs.
A well-established entity within the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole Department of Economy, Employment, and Integration, Montpellier BIC is co-funded by the European Union, European Social Fund "L'Europe s'engage en Occitanie”, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, and Région Occitanie.