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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.

Hélène Virasith, Program manager à Genopole, a accompagné trois startups génopolitaines Nutropy, AuraLIP et Onima au salon Futur Food Tech de Chicago - Juin 2024

Genopole at the Futur FoodTech 2024 – Chicago

Genopole was in Chicago on June 17 and 18 for the Future Food Tech conference. Genopole® accompanied three of the biocluster's companies developing more sustainable food: Nutropy, AuraLIP and Onima. This was an opportunity for them to get noticed by major US groups and investors, and to gain an insight into North American market trends.

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La délégation Genopole à BIO USA 2024

Genopole at BIO International 2024

The Genopole team at the BIO International Convention in San Diego pursued three main objectives: promote Genopole accompaniment to attract new talent, highlight biocluster companies and gather information on market and regulatory tendencies.

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Visite de la délégation

Genopole and the Netherlands: together to accelerate the development of alternative proteins

Genopole welcomed a Dutch delegation of close to 20 company representatives and alternative proteins researchers. The objective of the visit was to explore possibilities for research and business partnerships aimed at the development of new foods capable of meeting the future's nutritional, environmental, health, business and gustatory demands.

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©Lionel Antoni - Plateforme d'irradiation expérimentale du LRGK - Plateforme génopolitaine mutualisée avec les acteurs de la communauté scientifique francilienne

The Experimental Irradiation Platform to serve the Île-de-France scientific community

Genopole is making available to the Île-de-France scientific community an Experimental Irradiation Platform equipped with a state of the art generator

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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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Lauréats de la promo 3 du programme Gene.iO - Genopole

Three Gene.iO whiz kids rewarded for their innovations

Three Gene.iO whiz kids, Alga Biologics, Fungu'it and Alt Biotech, rewarded for their innovations. Alga Biologics was among the 35 start-ups included in the French Blue Tech Index. Fungu'it and Alt Biotech, were selected to participate in 212 Founders, a start-up accompaniment and financing program by CDG Invest.

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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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Genopole en mission exploratoire au Japon et en Corée du sud - octobre 2023

An exploratory mission to Japan and South Korea for Genopole

Genopole sent a team to Japan and South Korea to present itself and several of its accompanied businesses to major pharmaceutical corporations, investors and Asian bioclusters curious about biotechnological innovations and open to international partnerships.

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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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