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Biocontrol

2 July 2020

TWB wishes to strengthen its contribution to the development of biocontrol and biostimulation solutions, future challenges for agriculture. The European Commission, who wish to make agriculture compatible with the preservation of the climate and biodiversity, recently announced its “farm to table” strategy, which includes a target of a 20% decline in fertilisers. How can we… Read more »

TWB supports iGEM Toulouse 2020

30 June 2020

TWB supports the French project of the iGEM Toulouse 2020 team, composed of eight students from INSA Toulouse and University Paul Sabatier (University of Toulouse). The aim of the project, called iGEMINI, is is to facilitate long-duration space travels by providing high quality food intake. About iGEMINI The members of the project aim to answer… Read more »

IBISBA : 4th Open Call

14 May 2020

IBISBA 4th Open Call is opened from 11 May to 3 july 2020. It is promoted as a part of the IBISBA Transnational Access (TNA) Programme. Projects that are well aligned with the aims of IBISBA and meet technical, scientific and ethical requirements will receive subsidised services and a contribution to travel and subsistence costs*. *Due to… Read more »

TWB Annual report 2019

27 April 2020

With 9.8 M€ of industrial contracts signed and 8.4 M€ of turnover, TWB presents a outstanding 2019 annual report. Other highlights include the completion of 53 R&D projects, including 39 new ones, the launch of major collaborative industrial projects and the hosting of a sixth start-up. TWB records a significant increase in its workforce compared… Read more »

Three new partners

13 March 2020

The TWB consortium has welcomed 3 new partners on January 2020 : Elaia, Néomerys and Sensient.   Sensient Cosmetic Technologies produces and markets high-performance solutions in the following technologies: dyes, flavours and fragrances. Sensient is committed to the development of natural products in these areas. Néomerys is an applied research start-up that develops new applications… Read more »

7 M€ for 2020 – 2025

2 March 2020

TWB has received an award of €7 million from the French State to wards operational costs spanning the next five years, thus securing the continuation of activity in the industrial biotechnology sector. This grant exemplifies TWB as a model of excellence in France, which, by bringing together and working hand in hand with public and… Read more »

Octarine, winner of the TWB Award 2020

19 February 2020

As part of the 3rd edition of the TWB® START-UP DAY on the theme of sustainability, organised by TWB on 6 February 2020, the Danish start-up Octarine won the TWB Award 2020 : Pitch me your biotech start-up!”.   For the 3rd year, TWB organised a competition open to all European industrial biotech start-ups of… Read more »

TWB START-UP DAY

13 February 2020

A success! The 3rd edition of « TWB® START-UP DAY, Bioproduction for Sustainability » brought together, on February 6, 2020, nearly 200 professionals from 8 countries: fifty start-upers (Biotecal, PILI, Kapsera, e-zyvec, DAB…), biotech innovation and promotion structures, industrialists (Adisseo, BASF, Lallemand, Kering, Biotalys, L’Oréal, …) and investors (Novo Holdings, Capricorn Venture Partners, …). The event benefited… Read more »

6 Feb. 2020: TWB START-UP DAY!

13 January 2020

TWB organizes the 3rd edition of the “TWB® START-UP DAY”, Bioproduction for Sustainability that aims to bring together European key players in the biotech start-up business ecosystem. This event will take place on 6 February 2020, at the premises of TBS (Toulouse Business School) in Toulouse (France). TWB® START-UP DAY addresses to start-uppers desiring to… Read more »

The BioImpulse project

13 December 2019

TWB is partnering with the Michelin Group, through its ResiCare entity, in a major strategic project: BioImpulse. The aim of this project is to create a new adhesive resin without any of the so-called Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC). By developing a biosourced molecule of interest, BioImpulse will open up new biotechnology  applications in… Read more »