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As France's leading biocluster, Genopole is an incubator for cutting-edge projects in biotechnology. Located in the city of Évry, just south of Paris, Genopole provides a unique environment for scientists and entrepreneurs seeking to advance research and innovation.

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Advantages

Genopole accompanies researchers, postdocs and start-up entrepreneurs through all the phases of their projects to ensure the best possible conditions for business development.

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Genopole’s citizens

Every day, at Genopole, researchers, entrepreneurs and students cross paths, share ideas and unite forces in a veritable melting pot for innovation.

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Highlights

Giving wings to research and empowering employment in our community are cornerstones of Genopole's mission. Catch up on recent scientific advances, the accomplishments of our biotech actors and the events that enliven the biocluster.

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Innovation for life sciences


Genopole shapes and vivifies a research hub for genomics and life sciences, energizes the growth of biotechnologies by creating, accompanying and welcoming innovative businesses, strengthens a life sciences academic center, and organizes lively scientific events at the biocluster.
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The Shaker


The Shaker reveals tomorrow’s innovation. At Genopole, from the burgeoning of their ideas through to the creation of their biotech business, young talents forwarding creative projects benefit from access to an equipped laboratory and personalized accompaniment.

Gene.iO


Gene.iO is Genopole’s start-up acceleration program: a program for innovative start-ups seeking investors and/or commercial partners to enable market entry and the development of novel products or services in Genopole’s strategic sectors.

The Atige Program


Atige offers an opportunity to become a scientific leader. Create your team within an academic laboratory located at Genopole and benefit from three years of support.

What Genopole’s Citizens Are Saying
Cyrille Pauthenier - CEO Abolis

«Setting up business at Genopole gave us access to equipment that we would not have been able to acquire alone. The special “Technological Potential” prize of the Genopole competition opened doors to other competitions.»

C. Pauthenier
Abolis Biotechnologies

Antoine Hubert CEO Ÿnsect

“Our accommodation at Genopole allowed us to create not only a laboratory for raising and transforming insects but also a production unit for research purposes.”

A. Hubert
Ÿnsect

Marc Delcourt - Global Bioenergies

«Both of the companies that I cofounded, Biométhodes (1997) and Global Bioenergies (2008), were launched at Genopole, which greatly eased their development. The Genopole ecosystem allowed us to avoid the isolation frequently encountered in business creation.»

M. Delcourt
Global Bioenergies

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News


Scientific advances, events, research news… What happens at Genopole should not remain between us.

Laina Freyer directrice scientifique, Felome

Felome Launches the Commercialization of Genetic Analyses for Companion Cats

Felome will begin the commercialization of a service offering genetic analyses for companion cats, to reveal their predispositions to over 50 diseases, identify their main physical traits, and their similarities with 14 types of breeds.

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l'équipe iGEM 2023 Evry Paris-Saclay - Médaille d'or et p

A prize and gold for the 2023 Évry Paris-Saclay iGEM team

The international synthetic biology competition iGEM celebrated its 20th anniversary. From across the globe, the event drew more than 7,000 students in 400 teams from 66 countries. Genopole was there, among other actors in synthetic biology, to present the biocluster's advantages at its stand, and support the 17 students of the Évry Paris-Saclay team and their outstanding project, OptoGenEYEsis.

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Ibisc - Genopole's Laboratory

IBISC – Structure prediction for RNA complexes

passes a milestone in structure prediction for RNA complexes, key players in cell biology.

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IBISC: A first predictive tool for the emerging field of bifunctional RNA

IBISC: A first predictive tool for the emerging field of bifunctional RNA

The IBISC laboratory has developed IRSOM2, an unprecedented bioinformatics tool for the prediction of bifunctional RNA, a relatively recently discovered class of RNA showing both an ability to code for proteins and an ability to perform biological roles.

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Integrating informatics, structural biology and in vivo exploration for the discovery of new medicines

SABNP & Synsight: discovery of new medicines

SABNP and Synsight have validated an integrated, drug discovery approach uniting informatics, structural biology and in vivo exploration.

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Alexis Biton and Paul Carouen - Genopole - visiting the Research Triangle Park (USA) accompanied by 3 Genopole's companies

Genopole strengthens its ties with the Research Triangle Park

From Monday March 20 to Thursday March 24, Genopole's Partnership & Business Development team visited the Research Triangle Park biopark in North Carolina to strengthen scientific and industrial collaborations.

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Lambe - Genopole's laboratory

Lambe: Detecting coagulation biomarkers with a natural nanopore

The Lambe laboratory showed proof of concept for a coagulation biomarker detection technology based on a natural nanopore.

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Andrew Tolonen's team within the unit of Genomics Metabolics (Genoscope - CEA)

Genoscope: Biomanufacturing with bacteria

A team led by Andrew Tolonen has developed a method to optimize the genetic engineering of Clostridium genus bacteria for biotech applications

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l’équipe « Dystrophies musculaires progressives » du laboratoire Généthon

Shining light on a key mechanism of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

A Genethon team has provided new insights on a complex genetic mechanism involved in mitochondrial dysfunction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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A trio of genome sites associated with arterial hypertension

A trio of genome sites associated with arterial hypertension

Researchers from the CNRGH and PARCC have identified three loci associated with an increased risk of developing primary hyperaldosteronism, a leading cause of arterial hypertension.

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Genoscope - CNS - Genopole's laboratory

The story of the domestic donkey told by its genome

Genoscope participated in the sequencing of the DNA of 250 donkeys in a study revealing the domestication of this species highly contributive to human activities to this day.

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Galaxy-SynBioCAD: accelerating the arrival of green chemistry

Galaxy-SynBioCAD: accelerating the arrival of green chemistry

Conceived by the Genomics Metabolics Unit, Galaxy-SynBioCAD accelerates biological design and engineering for the production of next generation chemical compounds.

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Equipe Sysfate de l'UMR 8030 - projet T-Fitness

T-FITNESS: Toward empowering CAR-T therapies for solid tumors

The Genopole team SysFate is participating in the international project T-FITNESS. The project, selected by the European Innovation Council, aims to resolve the difficulty of T-cell exhaustion in CAR-T therapies for solid tumors.

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Ynsect & Genoscope : Vers la sélection génomique des insectes d’élevage

Toward the genomic selection of farmed insects

France is historically a land of livestock farming. Cows for meat or milk, sheep, pigs, fowl of all sorts; France rears them all. And insects! With its genomic selection project for Tenebrio molitor beetles, the Genopole company Ÿnsect and its biocluster partner, the sequencing center Genoscope, are making France a pioneer in insect farming.

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Couverture de la revue Cell Genomics - Le plancton

A feat in the study of planktonic life

A Genoscope research team was part of a pioneering study in environmental genomics. The researchers were able to at least partially reconstitute the genomes of close to 700 eukaryote species.

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Logos Istem & Généthon

A two-drug combination to treat limb-girdle muscular dystrophies and cystic fibrosis

The I-Stem and Genethon laboratories have identified a promising drug combination in the setting of three genetic diseases sharing similar molecular mechanisms.

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IBISC - IA qui diagnostique et explique grâce à un réseau de neurones

An artificial intelligence to diagnose and explain

The IBISC laboratory has conceived an architecturally-innovative neural network able to provide not only a diagnostic prediction but also a biological explanation.

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Christophe Lanneau - Research & Platforms Department Director

News from the human genome

The 1 April edition of Science announced the publication of the human genome with the previously-missing 8% now added to it. Comments from the Genopole Director of Research.

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CNRGH - Consequences of phthalate exposure during pregnancy

Consequences of phthalate exposure during pregnancy

Jörg Tost and his team of the National Center of Human Genomics Research (CNRGH; CEA) were part of a large collaborative study aimed at determining the genome-wide correlation between phthalate exposure during pregnancy and methylation of placental DNA.

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INtegrare / Généthon - Efficacité à long terme de la thérapie génique d’un déficit immunitaire

Long-term efficacy for an immunodeficiency gene therapy

A gene therapy conceived by Genethon has been shown to confer long-term efficacy against Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, an immune deficiency disorder.

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