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BioFIT & NutrEvent

15 September 2020

TWB supports the 9th edition of BioFit which will take place on December 7 and 8, 2020 in Lille and the 7th edition of NutrEvent which will take place on January 26 and 27, 2021 in Lille – France. These two events are organised by Eurasanté, a European centre of excellence dedicated to research related… Read more »

Review 2012 – 2019

24 July 2020

After eight years of existence (real launch of the activity in 2012), TWB takes stock of this first phase, the successful bet of which was to develop an original, unconventional model in the field of industrial biotechnology. The hallmarks of this model are:  a  flourishing public/private ecosystem  that brings together all the stakeholders involved in… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Braskem & TWB collaboration

27 August 2019

TWB has signed a contract with Braskem, the giant Brazilian manufacturer n°1 in biosourced plastic. The collaboration focuses on Research & Development for new renewable solutions. Based in São Paulo, Braskem is the world’s leading biopolymer producer. Engaged in the green revolution, the company is a pioneer in the production of polyethylene (plastic) produced biologically… Read more »