News

TWB announces the creation of EnobraQ

26 November 2015

TWB has announced the creation of EnobraQ, a company that develops yeast capable of using CO2 (atmospheric or of other origins) and transforming it into molecules of interest for the chemical industry. This company, installed at the TWB laboratories, is the product of a TWB research project. Sofinnova Partners, one of Europe’s leaders in venture… Read more »

TWB strengthens its activity in industry partnerships

3 September 2015

David Guerrand has joined TWB on September 1st, in charge of industry partnerships. David will work together with Michel Manach, Director of industry partnerships. This new resource will allow TWB to serve its development with a growing number of competitive contracts and industry partners joining TWB. David Guerrand holds a Ph D in biotechnology completed… Read more »

TWB supports the iGEM Toulouse 2015 project

17 July 2015

TWB provides financial support to the iGEM Toulouse 2015 team. The aim of the project is the development of a means of controlling Varroa, the first cause of parasite-induced mortality among honey bees in Europe and in the US, by using a biological pathway that is more advantageous and ecological than chemical products used so… Read more »

TWB and Hamilton develop a unique microbial culture robot

30 June 2015

TWB and Hamilton have collaborated for 18 months to develop an innovative bioprocessing platform for the in-depth characterization and culture optimization of microorganisms. This platform, with 24 integrated mini-bioreactors (50 mL), will significantly speed up the process to develop industrial bioprocess solutions for a wide range of applications in green chemistry (e.g. chemicals, enzymes, biopolymers,… Read more »

IBISBA Workshop: 25th June 2015

29 May 2015

IBISBA is a European research infrastructure for industrial biotechnology. It aims to bridge a gap by constructing a continuum between academic research and industry, by translating industrial and socioeconomic constraints into scientific and technical questions that can integrated into early stage biocatalyst design and bioprocess development. It is expected that IBISBA will provide a major… Read more »

Carbios strengthens its strategic partnership with TWB

21 May 2015

Carbios, an innovative green chemistry company, develops its strategic and historical partnership with TWB. Significant progress has been made by the academic teams of TWB and LISBP involved in the THANAPLAST project. Within this context, CARBIOS wishes to strengthen its collaboration with TWB and the CRT/CRITT Bio-industries (INSA Toulouse, France) to accelerate the industrialization of… Read more »

Alain Marty appointed Chief Science Officer at Carbios

21 April 2015

Alain Marty, professor at INSA Toulouse (France) and researcher at LISBP (Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés), was appointed Chief Science Officer at Carbios. Since the founding of TWB, Alain Marty is working with TWB via INRA in the THANAPLAST project. The objective of this project over a five-year time is to replace… Read more »

TWB visited the Technological Center of Andalusia

21 April 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015, TWB visited the Technological Center of Andalusia (CTA: Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía) in Seville (Spain). This meeting allowed a better mutual understanding of the concerned structures. It should lead to a new collaboration on a large project southwestern Europe. On the picture:  David Páez, CTA´s Business Development Manager, CTA / Pierre… Read more »

The 2014 activity report of TWB is available

4 March 2015

  The 2014 activity report of TWB confirmed the positive results achieved in 2013, the first full year of operation of the demonstrator. A new stage is reached in the development of TWB and a sustainable future is now expected.   Downloading : TWB-RA-2014-HD-UK  

Best wishes from the TWB team

17 December 2014

The TWB team wishes you a happy holiday season and a successful 2015 New Year, with a lot of opportunities to work together. See you soon!