From Innovation To Industrialization
A center dedicated to the development of technologies combining artificial intelligence and robotics
At the heart of a century-old industrial building designed by architect Eugene Freyssinet, LA FORGE is a symbolic place dedicated to developing robotics combined with artificial intelligence. A place where start-ups and large companies are present and create together a technological hub aiming for excellence in innovation and the creation of new technologies. The ambition of LA FORGE DES BATIGNOLLES is to welcome the best talents to create a stimulating ecosystem in the heart of the city of Nantes Close to urban services and easily accessible, LA FORGE DES BATIGNOLLES is the ideal place to welcome the development of new industries.
LA FORGE meets the needs of industrial start-ups requiring office space but also workshops. In addition to offering office rental and coworking spaces, LA FORGE DES BATIGNOLLES offers an innovative concept, providing the services of business experts to support companies in their technological development. LA FORGE DES BATIGNOLLES is also the sharing of resources for creating models and prototypes in order to facilitate and accelerate the growth of innovative projects in the world of robotics.
More than Coworking, we offer CoBuilding by putting together human resources and services to support your projects and growth.
Food Services and Community
Startup Studios and Coworking
Our partners within LA FORGE DES BATIGNOLLES support you in the creation and development of your innovations.
From the search for regional aid, setting up a BPI financing file, and requesting a bank loan, we support you in the quest for your financing, the cornerstone for accomplishing your project.
Ergonomics and user need analysis are our methodology's center. Our experts in Design Thinking, Product Design, UX/UI Design and Graphic Design support you throughout your project.
Our teams support you in the design and production of models, prototypes until the production of your first product to help you test YOUR ideas and materialize your project.
Sharing and access to industrial resources
Joining LA FORGE BATIGNOLLES means gaining access to the best industrial technologies for developing prototypes to mass production.
LA FORGE BATIGNOLLES has more than 1800m2 of workshop space with the latest technologies in industrial production (mobile robots, cobots, robots, digital control, 3D printers, augmented reality, virtual reality, etc.). Our entire fleet of machines and tools is accessible to members and supported by seasoned manufacturers in our workshops. Joining our support program means taking advantage of a production tool worthy of major manufacturers to make your project a reality.