Since April 2014, the Regional Agency for Innovation and Internationalization of Companies Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur (ARII PACA) is the agency in charge of economic development, attractiveness and innovation in that French region.
It provides assistance to facilitate the emergence, acceleration and deployment of structuring projects and high-potential business growth.
The ARII website aims to enhance the range of services daily developed to meet regional challenges.
General Manager Mr. Jean-Yves Longere
22 rue Sainte Barbe
13217 Marseille Cedex 02
Telephone: +33 4 96 17 07 40
The GDP of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur ranks 6th among French top-level regions, to sit at the 6×6 spot of the global G8x8. In 2014, the GDP was 151.0 billion €, about 7.1 percent of the French total. Comparing the economic power of this French territory with whole countries, it would rank higher than Iraq, but lower than New Zealand.