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Cluster Ville Durable

About D-Cube

The development of sustainable cities needs to rely on networking between R&D, academics and companies. That’s why, at the Cité Descartes, located in Paris area, merged a unique network, D-Cube Paris, fuelled with R&D centres, high level training pole, innovation and urban demonstrators.

D – Cube Paris addresses companies willing to become established in Paris area in a convenient environment and, more specifically, to develop their activity in the field of the Sustainable City.

This project has the ambition to:

What’s the added value of D-Cube Paris?

D-Cube Paris is structured by three main components:


 An international pole of training, research and expertise with:


Urban demonstrators for a sustainable city:

A business area in a sustainable city district:

This area, under development, is designed for companies who wish to establish themselves in a dynamic environment (incubator, Fablab, real estate projects…). 350 companies including SFR-Numericable and Celeste, have already chosen to settle at the Cité Descartes. With its 5,000 workers and a potential of 13 500 new jobs, the Cité Descartes confirms its ambition to become a place of excellence which will be reinforced in 2022 by the implantation of the station of the Grand Paris Express.

What’s the deal?