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Valencian Community

A Region open to the world

The Valencian Region has an exceptional geostrategic position in the middle of the Western Mediterranean Arch. This provides quick access to the national and European markets and makes it a true logistic hub in the South of Europe. It is the gateway between North Africa and Europe and a fundamental link to Latin America.

It has an excellent maritime and airport connectivity, with a wide network of highways and railways of quality that constitute the ideal platform to establish businesses with projection.


Competitive industrial land

The Valencian Region has more than 188 million square metres of industrial land in 660 industrial parks, and about a million square metres of public industrial land made available through novel forms of leases: Ad aedificandum lease and Building rights.

All of this public land is considerably cheaper than in other major Spanish industrial areas, strategically well-located, adapted to the landscape and environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Wide research and innovation network

The Valencian Region is committed to RDI innovation policies that help companies improve their productivity, competitiveness and excellence.

The Valencian Region hosts the Office of Intellectual Property of the European Union (EUIPO), 4 European Centres of Innovative Companies (CEEIs), 11 Centres of the Superior Council of Scientific Research, 11 Technological Institutes of great international prestige, 5 technological and scientific parks and the Patent Bank that aims to facilitate the transfer of technological results to the productive and service sectors.

Business friendly & excellent quality of life

To all the reasons given, a privileged and safe environment is added to live with a competitive educational system, a comprehensive health system and a high environmental quality. In the Valencian Region we enjoy political and social stability.

The Valencian Region stable environment climate make it the place chosen by a large number of foreigners who see it as an ideal place to live and work.

Sharp brains & open minds

It has a wide range of training that generates highly qualified human resources. 9 public and private universities (4 private and 5 public, which in turn have 5 science parks), 5 campus of international excellence and prestigious and innovative ESIC or EDEM quality Business Schools complete the excellent academic, business and science infrastructures.

The Valencian Region is a host territory that has made it the first Erasmus destination in Europe.

A diversified industrial base

Its industrial base is characterized by the predominance of small and medium enterprises, the high spatial and sectoral concentration of activities, and its clear export orientation, elements that highlight the remarkable business dynamism of the region. Its Business and professional environment is highly productive and competitive, with top qualified skilled labour. Powerful suppliers network.

The Valencian Region has been in the last years the second most exporting autonomous community of Spain.

Land of entrepreneurs

The Comunitat Valenciana is characterized by its marked creative and entrepreneurial character. We have an entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem of the first order, which together with the competitive advantages of our territory allow us to welcome the most innovative projects. The prestigious "European Digital City Index" ranking of the European Commission has included for the first time in 2017 València among the 60 best cities in Europe supporting digital entrepreneurship.

València is among the 15 first cities in the best lifestyle, good weather, gastronomy and proximity to the sea are factors that make it one of the best cities to undertake and live.

Last updated: 29|11|2016

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