TWB Annual Report 2021

17 March 2022

TWB has exceeded its pre-health crisis performance with a turnover of €9.1 million for 2021, compared with €7.3 million in 2020 and €8.4 million in 2019. The TWB consortium welcomed 6 new members, including 4 start-ups: Aviwell, BioEB, Dynveo and Lantana Bio; and 2 major groups: Clarins and Lesaffre. In 2021 turnover reached €9.1m, of… Read more »

NutrEvent October 4th & 5th 2022, Nantes, France

4 March 2022

TWB supports the 8th edition of NutrEvent which will take place on October 4 and 5. NutrEvent is organised by Eurasanté, Clubster NSL, Valorial, Biotech & Santé Bretagne, Atlanpole, Atlanpole Biotherapies. INNOVATIONS | FOOD, NUTRITION & HUMAN/ANIMAL HEALTH | ACADEMIA-INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS | INVESTMENT NutrEvent is dedicated to innovation in Food, Feed, Nutrition and Health. It… Read more »

“France 2030”: Olivier Rolland appointed to the Sustainable Materials Committee

22 February 2022

The appointment of Olivier Rolland, TWB Managing Director, to the Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Materials as part of the governance of France 2030, demonstrates the importance of the work carried out by TWB’s teams. The major objective of the France 2030 plan is to develop eco-responsible solutions that contribute to the decarbonization of industry. The… Read more »

6th European Chemistry Partnering

6 January 2022

TWB is a partner of the 6th edition of European Chemistry Partnering (ECP) which will take place digitally on February 16 – 18, 2022. TWB is convinced that interdisciplinary exchanges foster innovation. Across disciplines, the entire industry is invited to exchange ideas and receive impulses for more innovations. The focus of the 6th ECP will… Read more »


16 November 2021

The Elixio project defended by the iGEM Toulouse INSA-UPS 2021 team won the prestigious international iGEM competition. This exceptional result allows a French team to reach the top step of the podium for the first time in the Undergraduate category. Toulouse INSA-UPS 2021 team, for of six students from INSA Toulouse and the University Toulouse… Read more »


22 October 2021

The 5th edition of the TWB START-UP DAY “Microorganisms: the next frontier” will be held on 3 February 2022, in Toulouse (TBS premises), France. The program of the day will consist in keynotes, two thematic sessions: “Cell based products” & “Microbiota”, two pitch contests (TWB Awards 2022) and BtoB meetings to build partnerships between the… Read more »

Aviwell, new start-up hosted by TWB

14 October 2021

The start-up Aviwell, widely known for its disruptive scientific strategy as well as its biotechnology solution to produce “foie naturellement gras” (no force-feeding) and which is about to expand its focus to other farm animals, has moved into TWB new premises and joined its consortium. The company plans to leverage its proprietary artificial intelligence (“AI”)… Read more »


8 October 2021

Interview given by Oliver Rolland, Managing Director of TWB, in the frame of EFIB (Europe’s Leading Event on Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy), 6 & 7 October 2021, Vienna (Austria) What is the current status of industry interest in using synthetic biology or other metabolic engineering technologies for industrial applications? This is actually the right… Read more »