Our local anchoring policy

contribute to sovereignty

Economic and digital sovereignty are two major issues to which Luminess is very attached. 

French ETI, born in Mayenne, Luminess is committed to bringing its ecosystem to life and thus contributes to economic sovereignty by boosting the local economy through numerous partnerships, and by helping to create jobs in the areas where we are established Mayenne, Lens et Rennes. 

A major digital player, ETI Française, we are engaged in a process of digital sovereignty. So, our data is stored in France either in our data centers located at Mayenne and Laval, either in Outscale's SecNumCloud environment

Bringing our local roots to life in France  

Founded in 1903 in Mayenne, Luminess (formerly Jouve) is present on several sites in France, between Mayenne, Lens, Rennes et Paris. This anchoring is an asset for the Group. This is why we are committed to bringing our local ecosystem to life, and strengthen, in particular through partnerships

Partnerships with local schools



Since October 2022, Luminess is sponsor of INSA's 2024 IT class.  

Partner since 2014, this sponsorship strengthens our relationship with INSA and allows 75 students better understand the business world. Alongside the Luminess teams, students have the opportunity to discover our expertise and evolve on projects at the cutting edge of technology.

In a context of growth, this partnership symbolizes the Group's desire to maintain links with younger generations and supports a very dynamic recruitment activity.

Pascal Manczyk
Director of Human Resources

Luminess is delighted to be able to support this promotion of young IT talents, who will, we hope, become our future generation of engineers. This sponsorship is a new step in our school relationship development policy, which should contribute to supporting the company's growth.



Luminess is a partner for the 2rd consecutive year of EPITA. Our different teams work within EPITA's Health Major, to initiate and train students in the challenges of digitalization of AI in health, highlighting the Group's expertise. This course provides students with a 360° view on the technological, regulatory, ethical and societal challenges of our health system and public health issues.

Other relationships Schools

Local schools

Beyond these targeted partnerships, the Group also contributes to the development of several schools related to our activity.  

  • ESIR Rennes
  • IIA Laval
  • ESIEA Laval
  • ISTIC Rennes
  • IUT Laval
  • EPITECH Rennes
  • IG2I
  • CESI of Arras
  • EPITECH Lille
  • Leonardo da Vinci High School Mayenne
  • EPSI of Arras
  • INSA Rennes

Each year, Luminess is happy to welcome around fifty students on internship or work-study.

Mobilization to develop the local technological ecosystem

Laval Mayenne Technopole

Luminess has been mobilizing for several years with Laval Mayenne Technopole for develop digital throughout the territory. LMT promotes meetings between local businesses and students, at conferences and events throughout the year. By participating in events or by sending our job offers via the LMT newsletter, the Luminess Group further strengthens its local roots. Among the notable events organized, Luminess supports and participates in the West Data Festival, 1er festival du grand ouest to master the issues related to data management.

Agile Tower Rennes and Laval

Luminess sponsors the Agile Tour of Rennes and Laval, two annual meetings for exchange around agile methods, learning and collaboration.

Village by CA Laval

Luminess a renewed its partnership in 2022 with the Village by CA Laval, belonging to the Crédit Agricole start-up accelerator network, a place for exchanging expertise and know-how between players. With this Luminess partnership provides financial support and accompanies the hosted start-ups within the Village by CA Laval.

Pôle Emploi Lens

A visit to the site of Lens was organized as part of the digital week. A group of (non-IT) job seekers interested in digital professions came, accompanied by Pôle Emploi employees to the site of Lens. After a presentation of Luminess and the site by the Site Manager and an explanation of our BPO and Industrialization activities, the group was able to discover the workshops. The idea was to develop an initial approach to digital professions for people who don't yet have an idea of ​​what they want to do.

Digital they Lens

Last Friday, February 10, the Luminess teams Lens took part in the Forum Numériqu'elles. Set up on the initiative of the girl-boy equality mission, this forum is intended for middle school and high school girls from the Amiens academy. In the premises of the Louvre Lens Vallée, the Luminess teams Lens presented the Group's digital businesses. A hundred young girls were thus made aware of training and digital professions, during this day. 

A great educational operation for the team lensoise, in an environment where women are still under-represented. 

sports sponsorship 

Good in your body, good in your head! The Group supports its athletes in its various projects: equipment for cyclists, runners, walkers, etc.

Luminess is also committed to local sport and sponsors several teams. In 2022, we notably sponsored the teams of volleyball Mayenne (adults and children), the team of handball Rennes or the runners of Mayenne during the various crosses of the year. 

In 2023, the Group is partner of the French Judo Championship which will take place in Laval on May 27 and 28. Luminess is also a partner for the occasion of the Itinéraire des champions, on May 24 and 25 at Espace Mayenne, where judo champions come to provide entertainment for primary schools in the city and department. 

Sponsorship of the Emmaüs Label boat for the Jacques Vabre 2023 transatlantic race

This year, Luminess sponsors the Label Emmaüs boat and its two skippers Damien Jenner and Jérôme Lesieur during the Transat Jacques Vabre 2023. This tripartite project will allow our two skippers to contribute to the financing of the digital professions training scholarship project, launched by the Label Emmaüs endowment fund. 

Le Emmaus Label is a cooperative that uses digital technology to develop an economy that includes, shares and preserves. In particular, the label promotes access to training in digital professions for people excluded from common law funding schemes and allows them to integrate professionally.  

A project that is fully in line with the CSR strategy of Luminess. 

Strengthen our presence in our foreign subsidiaries

The Luminess Group is present in Europe (Romania, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom), United States, riding a India and Madagascar. On the strength of this international dimension, we are deploying a similar approach but adapted to the needs on all of our sites.


Anchoring in the technological environment

Our sites in Madagascar and Romania now benefit from the French Tech label, which identifies and promotes players with strong potential for growth and international attractiveness. A real asset for the recognition of the Group on a global scale, and for our subsidiaries, which benefit from quality support.

Support for local populations 

During the COVID crisis, we set up solidarity pots, to support the populations who are victims of the crisis and its consequences.

Support for local populations 

During the COVID crisis, we set up solidarity pots, to support the populations who are victims of the crisis and its consequences.

In France

We organized a solidarity run between the teams at our French sites. Runners, walkers, cyclists, swimmers were invited to do the most kilometers for the benefit of the Resto du Coeur converted into euros by the company. More than 100 people participated. In all, these are more than 12 km that have been covered, and 000 euros which were donated to the Restos du Cœur Mayenne.

In Madagascar

In particular, we collected 5 000 euros which were paid to our subsidiary and redistributed to local associations.  

"It is with immense gratitude and great emotion that the heads of the Akamasoa, Akany-Avoko and MAD associations welcomed the donations: 6 kilos of rice, 500 kilos of legumes, 1 liters of oil and detergents may have been distributed by these associations. " 

Mickael Louvel, Director of Luminess Madagascar 

In Romania

In Romania we have created a kitty, matched by the company, and whose profits were donated to the benefit of MSF Romania in support of Ukraine.

Maintaining the link between our subsidiaries

We are committed to maintaining relations between all of our sites in France and abroad, in a real group logic. Our internal social network, Talkspirit is at the heart of the device to create a link, regularly inform about the news of the group and the various sites: recruitment, sports tournament, good news of the week, employee interview...


Develop sponsorship

To fight against over-indebtedness

Croesus Federation

Luminess participates in a skills sponsorship program to support digital transformation of the Crésus federation, notably by creating and hosting the new website, and by designing a new mobile application.

To support the development of the medicine of tomorrow

Clinatec Endowment Fund

Thibault Lanxade, Chairman and CEO of the Luminess Group, is Chairman of the Clinatec Endowment Fund Campaign Committee. Clinatec provides patients with cutting-edge technologies resulting from CEA research. The endowment fund partially finances medical research programs.