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Press release: TWB welcomes new industrial partners

25 November 2014

TWB welcomes 10 new industrial partners to accelerate innovations in the bioeconomy. Toulouse White Biotechnology (TWB), a pre-industrial demonstrator in Industrial Biotechnology based on renewable carbon, managed by INRA, announces the opening of its consortium to international and national new members. In parallel, the historical members committed since 2012, renew their partnership for 3 years…. Read more »

The "iGEM 2014 Toulouse" team has won!

4 November 2014

The Toulouse team presented a method of biological eradication of the plane tree canker (invasive fungus) by biofungicidal therapy. The project, named SubtiTree, based on the use of Bacillus subtilis received the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture and of fourteen companies and organizations including TWB. Plane trees are widely present in Southern France… Read more »

"iGEM 2014 Toulouse" team soon in Boston

14 October 2014

TWB provides support to the team of students from INSA Toulouse and the University Paul Sabatier. They will soon present their project at the international competition of synthetic biology iGEM 2014 (International Genetically Engineered Machine), organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Toulouse team will present a method of biological eradication of the… Read more »

TWB at EFIB 2014

1 October 2014

TWB welcomes visitors to its booth (# 43) at EFIB* in Reims from 30 September to 2 October 2014. This show is the opportunity to present TWB activities and partners and make new contacts for the opening of the consortium on 1st January 2015. The Carnot Institute 3BCAR is also on the stand with TWB…. Read more »

TWB with INRA at the business exhibition ICS

19 September 2014

TWB is present on the INRA stand for the business exhibition ICS (Innovation Connecting Show) being held in Toulouse (France) from 16 to 18 October 2014. The business exhibition ICS is an opportunity for all players, exhibitors and visitors, to meet in order to discuss and initiate projects supported on an open and cross innovation…. Read more »

Press release: TWB opens its consortium on January 1st, 2015

7 July 2014

TWB opens its consortium to new partners, actors in the field of the industrial biotechnology, on January 1st, 2015.  Toulouse White Biotechnology (TWB), a pre-industrial demonstrator created in 2012 and administrated by INRA, is based on a consortium of 20 private companies, 5 investors, 2 tech transfer companies and 9 public partners. On January 1st,… Read more »

Industrial Biotechnology: TWB at 2014 WCIB

13 June 2014

Pierre Monsan presented TWB at the World Congress “BIO” (WCIB: World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology) that was held from May 12 to 15, 2014 in Philadelphia. This Congress is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels and biobased chemicals. P. Monsan conference aroused great interest of the… Read more »

TWB signed a strategic partnership contract of synthetic biology with TOTAL

28 April 2014

TWB signed a strategic contract of  collaboration with TOTAL for the production of molecules for the plastics chemistry from biosourced raw materials. “It is a great honor and a highly significant achievement for “Toulouse White Biotechnology” to have signed such an important contract with Total. We do hope to contribute efficiently to the involvement of… Read more »