:Caen la mer: the land, the sea, the Normandy. Housed in the political capital of Normandy, the urban community of Caen la mer comprises 47 municipalities and 271,472 inhabitants. Its 36,505 companies and 170,000 jobs make Caen la mer the economic leader of the west of Normandy. Caen la mer is a thousand-year-old territory and forged by the Vikings and William the conqueror. Caen la mer hosts the 10th French port with 1,000,000 passengers per year between England (Portsmouth) and the port of Caen-Ouistreham. At the edge of the Channel, the world’s busiest sea, Caen la mer has a privileged geographical position (2 hours from Paris). Its policy for helping and supporting the economic development for large companies and young French digital talents consolidated by close links with higher education (30 000 students) and with the numerous research centers dedicated to civilian nuclear power and its applications for materials or health.