Toulouse is the 4th largest town in France
Toulouse urban center population 398,500
Toulouse suburban population. 741,100
2nd French university campus with 100,000 students
Research, Education and economy in ICT
Toulouse is one of the leading place in France for high technologies and in particular information and communication technologies (ICT).
Toulouse hosts 5 labs whose research activities are related to ITC: CERFACS, CNRM, IRIT, LAAS, ONERA.
Toulouse also hosts several universities and engineering schools educating students on ITC: University Paul Sabatier (UPS), INSA, ENSAE, ENSICA, ENST, INP.
In this very favorable environment, many large companies and SMEs are located in Toulouse as AIRBUS, EADS, Alcatel, Astrium, Storagetek, Bull, CISI, Inforsud, Realix, Rockwell Collins, SAMA group, Siemens, Thomson CSF, Silogic, Verilog, etc.
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