Type of actor

Institutional player

Fields of intervention

Health / Social care / Social / Medical Device

Intervention zone

Regional / National

What is Bpifrance?

Bpifrance is a public investment bank present in all regions of France that assists French companies by offering financing and support solutions to assist in their projects (creation, development through innovation, gaining new markets in France or abroad, capital investment, acquisitions or external growth, etc.)

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  • Bpifrance's "financing" branch funds innovative companies from their creation through non-dilutive instruments (subsidies, grants, and loans)
  • Bpifrance's "investment" branch supports innovative companies by taking an equity stake in them through its investment funds
  • Bpifrance The Hub assists innovative companies in which Bpifrance has invested in their day-to-day operational choices and procedures, for all their growth challenges (Regulatory, Medical, HR, International, IP, etc.).

I have a project, how can contacting Bpifrance be of use to me?

  • To request a non-dilutive financing solution to fund a stage of your creation and development
  • To request capital and strategic support in the medium- to long-term after your creation

At what stage of my project should I contact you?

  • During the creation of your company/ideation phase: To finance the expenses related to the planned project’s design, definition and feasibility studies
  • During your seed phase: Your company is created and you need to accelerate the development of your innovative project
  • During the preparation of your commercial launch: you have carried out your first proofs of concept and wish to accelerate your commercial launch: Pilot installations, intellectual property, regulations, clinical trials, hiring, etc.

J'ai un projet, en quoi entrer en contact avec Bpifrance m'est utile ?

  • Pour demander une solution de financement non-dilutive afin de financer une étape de votre création et développement ;
  • Pour demander un accompagnement capitalistique et stratégique sur le moyen-long-terme après votre création.

À quelle phase de mon projet entrer en contact avec votre structure ?

  • Lors de la création de votre entreprise / phase de transformation d’une idée : financer les dépenses liées aux études de conception, définition et faisabilité du projet à conduire ;
  • Lors de votre phase d’amorçage : votre entreprise est créée et vous avez besoin d’accélérer le développement de votre projet innovant ;
  • Lors de la préparation de votre lancement commercial : vous avez réalisé vos premières preuves de concept et souhaitez accélérer votre lancement commercial : installations pilotes, propriété intellectuelle, réglementaire, essais cliniques, recrutements …

Finance-t-elle des projets ?


Ressources accessibles

  • Fonds propres et quasi-fonds propres ;
  • Financement ;
  • Réseau (fonds partenaires, écosystème).

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Practical guide

Frequently asked questions about Bpifrance.

Who is the right person to contact?

To identify the product(s) best suited to your situation and to receive guidance on how to proceed, contact the Innovation Delegate at your regional Bpifrance office:
Bpifrance contact form

To discuss the possibility of Bpifrance taking an equity stake in your company:
Investment team at the Patient Autonomy Fund, a fund dedicated to eHealth:so-yeon.koo@bpifrance.fr; josephine.marie@bpifrance.fr; jb.lesne@bpifrance.fr

Does Bpifrance charge for its services?

No. Bpifrance is a financing organisation (non-dilutive and dilutive) that decides to finance the most promising projects and teams after analysing their applications

Can your organisation assist my project individually?

Yes, an account manager or investment officer will be in charge of tracking your file
Bpifrance contact form

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