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The business incubators of the territory

Several structures assist entrepreneurs with their project to set-up or develop their activity on the territory of Toulon.

Toulon Var Technologies

TVT's aim (395 members) is to develop an environment helping entrepreneurs with innovative firms and setting-up businesses. As a member of numerous networks, TVT is nationally and internationnally reckoned and benefits from national and European labels. Two sites are established in the heart of Toulon City: Crea@TVT and Cre@TVT Numérique.

Hosting facilities offered by Cre@TVT :

  • Within a business incubator: for firms from 0 to 5 years
  • Within business centres : for firms of more than 5 years
  • Associated support services
  • Common facilities

Hosting facilities offered by Cre@TVT Numérique:

  • TVT Innovation's business incubators are intended for firms presenting an innovative nature dealing with multimedia/digital technologies.
  • Cre@TVT Numérique, Toulon Var Technologies' business incubator dedicated to digital and multimedia fields settled down downtown Toulon City, place Besagne in 2011.
  • This 700m² space, aimed at entrepreneurs, prefigures the "Maison de l'innovation".

How Cre@TVT Innovation operates:

  • It is the Toulon Var Technologies' business incubator, dedicated to the firms whose project is innovative.
  • This hosting is aimed at early stage INNOVATIVE firms from Toulon and the Var department.
  • The business incubator is able to accommodate 8 to 10 firms or business projects in partnership with PACA Est  and Belle de Mai business incubators and Couveuse Interfaces on a 200m² total surface. It hosts early stage firms from 0 to 5 years.
  • The selection of the firms is carried out via a selection committee made of the representatives of: the Var Department, the Communauté d'Agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Var Department, TVT's active partners. It gathers regularly to validate the application of new firms.
  • When joining, each firm benefits from:
    • hosting for 23 months
    • a rent from €155 to €170 by square metre (progressive price according to the seniority within the incubator)
    • a project monitoring
    • a customized follow-up and useful information for its development
    • a training offer

Other establishment opportunities in favor of businesses

Toulon Provence Méditerranée conurbation, helped by its partners, offers several action plans for helping firms  develop. Thanks to the offer of business incubators and business centres, projects develop in ideal conditions.

The firm, according to its type of activity (non specialized or technological/innovative) and its location profits from:

  • A follow-up of its development and its activities
  • Customized advice given by professionals
  • Shared services: secretarial work, a photocopying department, switchboard operators, mail service, a fast internet connection...
  • Privileged partnerships via a corportate network

Espace Chancel

Location : La Valette-du-Var - Business incubator: 125 m² - Business centre: 230 m²

Espace Noral

Location: La Seyne-sur-Mer - Business incubator: 88 m² - Business centre: 521 m² - Technological incubator: 290 m² - - Non-specialized incubator: Pôle Innovation et Compétitivité Territoriale

Direction du Développement Économique - Tel. +33 4 94 93 83 00 - dev.eco@tpmed.org

Within the framework of its mission supporting the creation and the setting-up of businesses on its territory, Toulon Provence Méditerranée works in partnership with the following structures:

Consular companies:

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie du Var - www.var.cci.fr - espace.entreprendre@var.cci.fr

Chambre de Métiers et de l’Artisanat du Var - www.cm-var.fr - contact@cma-var.fr

Chambre d’Agriculture du Var - www.ca83.frcontact@var.chambagri.fr

Various supporting structures (the following list is non-exhaustive):

Maison de l’Emploi de TPM - www.tpm-agglo.fr - mde-tpm@orange.fr

Pôle Mer - www.polemerpaca.comcontact@polemerpaca.com

L’Union Patronale du Var - www.upv.org

Var Accueil Investisseurs - www.var-invest.comvai@var.cci.fr

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