P. Monsan - TWB

The 2017 Enzyme Engineering Award to Pierre Monsan

28 August 2017

Pr. Pierre Monsan wins the 2017 Enzyme Engineering Award. In the names of Engineering Conferences International (ECI) and Genencor, the 2017 Award will be presented at the 24th Enzyme Engineering Conference, 24-28 September, in Toulouse, France. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of enzyme engineering, through basic or applied research in academia or… Read more »


Cosmetics industry & Biotechnology

26 July 2017

An international symposium* on biotechnology innovation for the cosmetics industry was held in Toulouse (France) on 22 June 2017, in the framework of the European project SUPERBIO** and with the support of TWB. More than 100 international people, including 10 actors in the Occitania Region (Clariant, Deinove, EnobraQ, Lallemand, Libragen, Micropep, Pili, Proteus, Seppic, Syntivia)… Read more »

EEC XXIV in Toulouse, France!

26 June 2017

The 24th edition of the Enzyme Engineering Conference (EEC) will take place in Toulouse, France – for the first time! – from 24 to 28 September 2017. This international congress, organised by Prof. Pierre Monsan (TWB) and Prof. Magali Remaud-Siméon (LISBP-INSA), is the main discussion forum on new scientific developments regarding enzyme technology and biocatalysis…. Read more »

TWB & Heurisko

Collaboration with Heurisko

12 June 2017

Two automated devices from the Heurisko company, allowing in vivo evolution of microbial populations, are installed on the Biotransformation and culture platform of TWB. Following its integration within the TWB consortium in January 2017, Heurisko signed a contract with TWB in order to put its cutting-edge technology at the service of biotechnology R&D.  Heurisko designs automated… Read more »

TWB hosts MicroPep Technologies

9 May 2017

The start-up “MicroPep Technologies” joins Toulouse White Biotechnology to accelerate the development of biostimulants and natural herbicides. Since its creation, TWB have hosted 4 start-ups. Today, 3 start-ups share the premises with TWB: EnobraQ, PILI and MicroPep Technologies. TWB objective is to speed up the development of industrial biotechnology, by providing in particular support to… Read more »

IPM-4-CITRUS Project

5 May 2017

The H2020 European project called IPM-4-CITRUS, for Integrated Pest Management for Citrus, was launched on 27 April 2017 at INSA Toulouse (France). TWB is partner of this project. IPM-4-Citrus aims to strengthen collaborations between academic and non-academic -industrial- partners based in 3 European Member States (France, Germany, Italy), 2 Associated Countries (Turkey and Tunisia) and… Read more »

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SuperBIO Workshop 2

25 April 2017

As part of the European project H2020 SuperBIO, TWB is organizing an international workshop on 22 June 2017 in Toulouse (INSA), France, on the theme “Bioproduction of high value compounds for cosmetic industry: from synthetic biology to biocatalysis”. Biotechnology in the cosmetic industry can be seen from two perspectives: development of new cost-effective and environment… Read more »

FFBiotech Symposium May 2017

30 March 2017

TWB supports the FFBiotech Symposium « Innovative approaches in bioreactors design and operation: from single cell to industrial scale” to be held in Lille (University of Lille, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France) from 15 to 16 May 2017. This Symposium, organized by the French Federation of Biotechnologies (FFBiotech) in collaboration with ESBES (European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences),… Read more »

Conférence presse TWB mars2017

TWB supports start-ups

16 March 2017

The TWB mechanism provides assistance and a significant acceleration to start-up development, particularly in the initial phase. This was the conclusion of the press conference organized on 14 March 2017 in Toulouse by TWB, with testimonials of the two start-ups hosted into TWB premises. From left to right: Jérémie BLACHE – CEO PILI Pierre MONSAN… Read more »

TWB welcomed 8 new industrial partners

15 March 2017

During the meeting of its Strategic Steering Committee (SSC) on 9 & 10 March, 2017, TWB welcomed the 8 new industrial partners who joined the consortium on 1 January of the year: AB7 Industries, BGene, BIOASTER, Heurisko , Micropep Technologies, Naturamole, Servier, Syngulon. The accession of many start-ups shows the interest of TWB, bringing a… Read more »