City of Caen

Capital of a region renowned throughout the world, Lower-Normandy, at the heart of a district of 250.000 inhabitants, city of William the Conqueror, Caen lies only a few km from the English Channel, a destination awaiting your discovery. Its geographical position, between land and sea, less than 2 hours from Paris and facing the South Coast of England, makes Caen a city ready to meet with these challenges. Both a commercial port and pleasure marina, it is a port of call ready for adventure and new projects.

As a leader in numerous fields such as further education and research, Caen is the perfect port of call for the lasting development of economic projects, the implantation of new companies and the hosting of numerous congresses. It is a city which is recognized for its dynamism and quality of life. Caen has been the worldwide pioneering city to experiment in real life the contactless Near Field Communication ("NFC") technology , giving access to numerous services like payment, e-ticketing, access to tramways, car parks and stadiums through a mobile phone.



(Extracted from the FPP of SUS, approved by Jérôme Dussert on 2013-02-21)

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