Brittany Region Key Figures

3.3 M inhab. Strong demographic dynamics: +25,000 inhabitants/year

88.3 Bn. € of GDP

The region’s 3 economic main sectors
Eco Maritime, Digital and Food are driving the creation of fast-growing sectors like: cybersecurity, marine energy, smart grids, sailing industry, health.

5 universities, 27 “Grandes Écoles”, 110,000 students

Research excellence

  • in digital and electronics (2nd national rank),
  • life sciences (3rd Biotech region) and
  • oceanography (50% of national marine science and technology researchers based in Brittany)


Strong dynamism from private and public research organizations

in European Research, Development and Innovation projects, with participation in more than 250 H2020 projects between 2014 and 2018.