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TWB Annual report 2020

6 April 2021

Despite the health context and total closure of its facilities for more than 2 months, TWB achieved a turnover of €7.3M in 2020 (compared to €8.4M in 2019) and managed 61 R&D projects, including 30 new ones (214 cumulative projects since the creation of TWB). TWB secured the renewal of its French State funding: a… Read more »

+ 5 new consortium members

1 April 2021

TWB welcomed 5 new members during the meeting of its consortium on 25 March, 2021:  Aviwell, BioEB, Clarins, Dynveo and Lesaffre which joined TWB on January 2021. Aviwell develops processes for identification and production of bacterial communities for farm animals. Currently, the start-up produces naturally fatty goose liver without force-feeding, with guaranteed taste and ethical… Read more »

IBISBA 1.0: TNA 5 Call

26 March 2021

TNA (TransNational Access) 5th Call of IBISBA 1.0 is currently open until 30 April 2021. This call for projects offers the possibility for transnational project owners to get free-of-charge access to the IBISBA operator platforms (not belonging to their country of origin) and also to benefit from support for the realisation of part of their… Read more »

Focus on the Business & Partnerships Division

15 March 2021

TWB Business & Partnerships Division team has grown considerably over the last six months. It now comprises 6 people in order to meet the growing demand for industrial contracts and the needs of the start-ups hosted on the TWB premises, and to offer a complete range of services to TWB consortium members. The main objective… Read more »

New premises for TWB

12 February 2021

TWB has moved on the campus of INSA Toulouse, almost doubling the surface area of its premises to support its growth and the development of its activities. After 2 years of works, the new 3300 m2 building hosts all its support services and technological platforms and currently hosts 5 start-ups. The installation of TWB has… Read more »

iGEM Toulouse 2020 team, vice-world champion!

1 December 2020

The iGEMINI project defended by the iGEM Toulouse INSA-UPS 2020 team ranked second on the podium of the international iGEM competition. This exceptional result allows a French team to reach the podium for the fourth time in 17 editions, and for the first time for a Toulouse team in 7 consecutive participations! Toulouse INSA-UPS 2020… Read more »

R&D collaboration with Better Nature Ltd.

16 November 2020

Prizewinner of the 2019 competition organised by TWB, “Pitch me your biotech start-up!”, the start-up Better Nature Ltd (formerly Tempeasy), specialists in the fermentation of tempeh, a natural meat substitute, benefited from a €50,000 grant enabling it to exploit tailor-made services on the TWB technological platforms. Thanks to these services and the expert support provided… Read more »

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 »