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TWB

TWB is a preindustrial demonstrator that develops innovational sustainable production pathways by privileging the development of an economy based on the use of renewable carbon

Considered as a future “centre of excellence in the field of industrial biotechnology, known as white biotechnology”, TWB is based on a Joint Service Unit (UMS), under the umbrella of INRA/INSA/CNRS.

TWB has three key missions
- To promote industrial biotechnology (white) and to boost the emergence of the bio-economy
- To act as a catalyst for scientific innovation
- To reinforce the links between basic research, applied research and industrialization.

TWB is an original concept.
To fulfil its projects (research and industrial predevelopment), TWB combines a creative approach and an ethical and sustainable development strategy.
Moreover, TWB pools together its skills, provided by the expertise of the LISBP Laboratory (Engineering Laboratory for Biological Systems and Processes), to develop multi-scale leading-edge technologies (from genes to processes).
And, finally, TWB introduces a pioneering work organization based on the proactive integration of public and private partners who share joint socio-economic objectives and who work hand-in-hand to guide and to accelerate TWB’s projects.