Success stories

New biological processes for plastic materials life cycle

  • Expertise in development and optimization of enzymatic processes
  • R&D in biotechnology subcontracted at TWB

Jean-Claude Lumaret – CEO, Carbios
After more than three years of collaboration with TWB, the concluded partnerships have clearly been the vectors of acceleration and innovation, delivering outstanding results.”

Development of a yeast strain capable of using CO2 as the sole carbon source to produce valuable molecules

  • Scientific and intellectual property contribution to the company’s creation, under the frame of a pre-competitive research project with TWB
  • Hosting of EnobraQ R&D staff
  • Scientific consulting

Denis Lucquin – Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners
“TWB is an amazing lever for developing the industrial biotechnology market. EnobraQ is the eighth investment from Sofinnova Partners in industrial biotechnology. With EnobraQ, … we are in a perfectly symbolic case of our intervention – enormous potential for a project that is still risky.”

Development of the first industrial process for amoebae (biological biocides)

  • Know-how in fermentation and process scale-up
  • Reactivity and innovation

Fabrice Plasson – Président and co-founder, AMOEBA
One of the company’s major issues was to industrialize its production process. TWB’s expertise in association with AMOEBA’s R&D teams have made it possible to successfully knock down the technological barrier.”

Formulation of an industrial process of dyes by microbial fermentation

  • know-how in strain screening and fermentation
  • hosting R&D team
  • scientific support

Jérémie Blache – CEO, PILI
« Initially TWB helped us to structure our business plan. Today we benefit from an exceptional scientific environment spanning a broad spectrum allowing us to accelerate our development and move closer to industrialisation. »

Technical validation of an industrial process to produce clinical batches

  • hosting R&D team
  • access to technical resources
  • scientific management

Pierre-Marie Guyonvarc’h – CEO, Tolerys SA
“Collaboration with TWB has been instrumental with a key development phase of the company. We needed to unlock some technologies prior to mobilizing new funds and investing in our production facility equipment.”

Development of new non-genetically modified microbial strains, based on a natural mechanism

  • support for business development
  • co-development of collaborative R&D projects

Simon Trancart – CEO, Altar
“Altar brings its technological brick to the TWB Biotransformation and Strain Culture platform. In return, TWB allows us to develop fruitful collaborations in the field of industrial biotechnology”.

MicroPep Technologies
Production of biostimulants / bioherbicides via micropeptides regulating plant metabolism

  • know-how in strain engineering and fermentation
  • flexibility and adaptation to “plant” specifities
  • support for the growth of the hosted team

Thomas Laurent – CEO, MicroPep Technologies
« Thanks to TWB, we benefit from a structure with equipment at the cutting edge of innovation and very high level experts who help us to develop our project in a very concrete way. »