10 minutes’ walk from the train station, the Grasse BIOTECH Business House is located in the Parc d’activités ArômaGRASSE, a completely renovated building which was the former Symrise perfume factory.
The Parc d’activités ArômaGRASSE has also been set up from new on the Symrise location and it now houses more than 15 companies in the perfume sector for the most part, in a district near the AXE 85 shopping mall where there are many shops and restaurants...
Conditions of Entry to the Grasse BIOTECH Business House
The preconditions for applying to access Grasse BIOTECH Business House are:
- having operated for more than 2 years,
- requiring R&D laboratories (not furnished offices),
- requiring < 350 m2 total surface,
- and being a company whose activity is eligible.
Eligible activities comply with the targets set for Business House by the FEDER, namely that 80% of companies must be registered in the Strategic Activities Sectors and/or in the Key Technologies (KETS) of PO FEDER 2014-2020.
Companies present their application dossier which will have previously been analysed in-house, including its scientific focus and its economic potential. This analysis takes the form of an evaluation grid and produces an advisory technical opinion on entry to the Business House. This opinion is presented to the selection committee. The internal selection committee is supreme arbiter, it decides in favour or against the candidate's entry to the House and will explain its decision.