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ThincLab Châlons

Looking to expand your business into the European market?  Or test a business idea or concept internationally?

ThincLab Châlons builds on the success of ThincLab Adelaide and provides a launch pad into Europe for Australian start-ups and businesses.

Our Australian team of business mentors based in ThincLab Châlons assist businesses to test the market in France, establish local and international connections, and gain access to one of the most beneficial areas in Europe, offering a 5 year income tax exemption and up to 30% cash grants for asset investment.

Watch the short video below of Adelaide start-up Opentute’s founders Travis Clapp and Katya Komarova talking about their journey from Adelaide to ThincLab Châlons.

This is a flexible incubation program and you are not required to relocate to France!  It can be achieved through a combination of face-to-face sessions in France should you decide to travel; along with video, teleconferencing and other electronic communication.

Incubator Inclusions

  • Full mentoring program including business model development
  • Access to local and international networks
  • Access to tax and employment concessions
  • Start-of-the-art office facilities in a collaborative environment
  • Access to hire a local French speaking intern from a top University (optional)
  • Themed workshops delivered by experts
  • Opportunity to move within the network of ThincLab incubators in Australia, France and Singapore

Start your journey today

AgTech, Agribusiness & Oenotourism opportunities

ThincLab Châlons is located in the Champagne district of France within the Grand Est Agricultural region making it ideal for agribusinesses, AgTech start-ups and oenotourism.

On offer is ‘La Coweuse’ the AgTech arm of ThincLab Châlons. La Coweuse brings together ideas and agriculture, facilitating the emergence of innovative projects in the agricultural sector.

ThincLab Châlons is taking expressions of interest now from AgTech start-ups, agri or oenotourism businesses looking to launch into Europe.

ThincLab Châlons also has opportunities for Australian wine businesses.  Download our wine business brochure here.

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Our businesses and start-ups

ThincLab Châlons has a number of French and Australian start-ups and businesses from a range of industries.