TWB develops standard and customized service offers: technical and support services on TWB technical platforms, access to equipment, activity hosting and training.
Technical and support services
Different service offers are developed at TWB through the different technical platforms (cutting edge microbial strain engineering, biotransformation and culture, analytical, bioinformatics) and support platforms (ethics and environmental evaluation).
Services are executed by high-level scientists using high technology and massively robotized equipment, within a mutidiplisciplinary environment to ensure a smooth continuum « gene to process ».
Eight services are offered:
High-throughput colony picking
Plasmid and strain engineering
Single cell characterization and high throughput screening of microbial cells by cytometry
Rapid optimization of microbial and enzymatic bioprocess
Scale-up of the microbial culture process
Amino acid quantitative assay
Determination of the average molar mass of polymers in solution
Ethics and Society
Access to equipment
Within a specific contractual frame, companies can access TWB facilities and equipment. Agenda and operations framework are defined case by case.
Hosting teams and activities
R&D teams from industrial customers can be hosted temporarily by TWB, when resources are available. This offer is very well suited for start-up companies who have not yet fully implemented their resources. Large corporations can also benefit of this service to validate a new process and optimize their investments.
Training sessions can be developed either inside TWB or at customers location. Depending on the needs, a training contract can be set via INSA Toulouse as academic partner.