Soft Landing Marseille Innovation

The Marseille Innovation Soft-Landing programme is aimed at foreign start-ups and scale-ups looking to develop their activities in France and Europe from Marseille.   
(Updated on06/01/2023)

In short

Détail des critères de l'offre
  • Start-ups and scale-ups applying to the Marseille Innovation.
  • Softlanding programme must be in development and have been in existence for more than 3 years.
  • The projects must be innovative and aimed at the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
  • Their business model must be proven and validated and their paid teams must be established.
Target audience
Women entrepreneurs
Wanna-be entrepreneurs
Project phases
Activity sectors
Agriculture and agri-food
Commerce and handicrafts
Finance and assurance
Green tech/ Environmental and urban services
Human services, health
Business services, engineering, consulting
Information and Communication Technologies/ Media
Transport, logistics
Femme entrepreneuses
Women entrepreneurs
Diaspora priority level value
No criteria


Marseille Innovation's Soft-Landing programme is aimed at foreign start-ups and scale-ups seeking to develop their activities in France and Europe from Marseille. The selected project leaders benefit from a technical support service based on several pillars:

  • Plug & Play" hosting on 4 sites in Marseille;
  • Connection with the local ecosystem; Participation in thematic workshops and local events;
  • Access to advice from local experts and mentors;
  • Assistance in finding commercial partners and business opportunities in France;
  • Acquiring knowledge on the conditions for setting up in France (legislation, tax incentives, standards...).

The Marseille Innovation Soft Landing programme is only open to start-ups and scale-ups that have been in existence for more than 3 years, have an innovative project, a proven and validated business model and have a salaried team. They must also be from a country in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).  

The offer is free of charge for start-ups and scale-ups resulting from the partnerships with Technopark, in Morocco, and Berytech, in Lebanon.

Service(s) proposé(s)
Aid for innovation
Business Development Assistance
Business plan and implementation plan
Communication, marketing and sales consulting
Strategy consulting
Legal, administrative and HR consulting
Coworking - hosting
Other services proposed by the organization
Description du processus

Send an Executive Summary via email to Marseille Innovation.

Make yourself available for a videoconference with the Marseille Innovation team.

Delay for answers to applications
7 days
Difficulty level
Difficulty level
3 (moderate)
Time required to prepare your application
7 days
Average acceptance rate
Application mode
Includes funding
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