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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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What’s happening at Genopole


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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Key figures
  • +1,000

    successful projects

  • €1

    billion in raised funding since 2000

  • 115,000

    m² dedicated to scientific research

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News from Genopole


Keep up with the news from Genopole and the accomplishments of its actors. The latest info on innovations in genomics and biotechnologies from Genopole

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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Eu|bic certification

Genopole earns EU|BIC certification for its support to innovative businesses


The European Commission’s European Business Network (EBN) voted unanimously to certify Genopole as a European Union | Business and Innovation Center (EU|BIC), thus recognizing France’s leading biocluster as a key contributor to R&D and Innovation in Genomics in France and Europe.

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Genopole’s events

Summer School


Bioinformatic and Biostatistical Tools in Medical Genomics is an international “summer school” training event open to all researchers, engineers and PhD students looking to develop or deepen competencies in computational genomics.

Fête de la Science


The Science Festival is a national event to bring science to everybody. Every year, Genopole and the University of Évry join forces to create a new Festival exploring a novel scientific theme with biocluster’s actors.

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Agenda


Stay up to date for the breakfast meetings, conferences, open houses and other happenings at the biocluster.

Appel à projet 2022 - ApogeeBio - recrutez votre postdoctorant

23 janvier – Webinar ApogeeBio #3

Join us for an insightful webinar on the ApogeeBio program, an initiative supported by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. This event is particularly crucial as it discusses the final call for applications to the ApogeeBio program, a golden opportunity for researchers in the life sciences and environmental fields.

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Visa4Biotech - ArabHealth 2024

December 19 – Visa4Biotech: “Arab Health”

Attend a morning of information and meetings to explore business opportunities in the GCC and the Levant and at ArabHealth 2024.

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Genopole Partnering Week 2023 - Rendez-vous du

October 16-20, 2023 – Partnering Week

Corporate groups and investors in Biotech, register for our Partnering Week, 5 intense connection days: With 50 accelerated genopoly chips For collaborations (financing, realization of proof of concept, R&D collaboration, licensing, industrialization, marketing, etc.)

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Bioket 2023 - Trois Rivières - Canada - B4C

May 23 to 25 – Bioket 2023

See you from May 23 to 25 in Trois Rivières in Canada for the major bioeconomy event dedicated to processes and technologies applied to biomass. Bioket is organized by Bioeconomy for Change (IAR Cluster) – Genopole is Platinum sponsor of the event.

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[WEBINAR] Genopole boosts the growth of innovative entrepreneurs 2022

22 november – Genopole boosts the growth of innovative entrepreneurs

The aim of this webinar is to give you a better understanding of Genopole's assets, as well as the support offered to help you set up your business. Numerous testimonials will illustrate, through concrete cases, the possibilities offered by an exceptional location.

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iGEM 2022

26 – 28 october – iGEM 2022

Genopole, Shake Up Factory and la French Tech give you access, through a roundtable, to the French players from this space and the opportunity to meet them during iGem 2022..

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Workshop "Bioinformatics and Biostatistical Tools in Genomics For Health"

November 21-24 – Genopole Autumn School 2022

Genopole and its institutional partners launch the 5th session of the thematic school "Bioinformatics and biostatistics for health genomics"

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Genopole Partnering Week 2022

From September 26 to 30 – Partnering Week

Scouting opportunities for corporates and investors Meet more than 50 deeptech startups accelerated at Genopole, the 1st French Biocluster.

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June 1 – Webinar “How does Gene.iO accelerate your seed funding?”

Discover the benefits of the Gene.iO acceleration program for your startup through the presentation of the Gene.iO packs, testimonials and a Q&A session.

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Cycle de Webinaires proposé par GEN.ERA sur le thème "Genomic Markert Analysis"

May 4 – Webinar GEN.ERA “Genomic Market Analysis”

GEN.ERA vous propose un webinaire "Genomic Market Analysis @ Singapore". Découvrez GEN.ERA et sa stratégie pour accompagner les PMEs dans leur ouverture sur les marchés internationaux positionnés sur dans les domaines de la génomique.

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Conference ScanBalt : Toward a shared European data health infrastructure

June 8 – Conference “Toward a shared European data health infrastructure”

Genopole and Scanbalt are honored to invite you to the event: Toward a shared European data health infrastructure, interoperability, and valorization of the data. This event is an unique opportunity to share and exchange about the implementation of the European Health Data Space (EHDS).

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CONFERENCE Innovative, combinatory therapies for neuromuscular diseases - 2022 May

May 16 – Conference Innovative, Combinatory Therapies

Genopole and the LBEPS are pleased to invite you to a conference on therapeutic innovations for neuromuscular diseases and the perspectives of combinatory therapies.

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Jeunes talents - prix L'Oréal Unesco

Until March 11 – Call for application for L’Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents France for Women in Science

This program identifies and rewards brilliant young women researchers in life and environmental sciences, material sciences, mathematics, computer and information sciences, engineering sciences and technology Clôture de l'appel à candidature le 11 mars 2022

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Bioket 2022 - Conférence dédié à la bioéconomie

March 15-17 – Bioket 2022

Rendez-vous du 1er au 19 mars, pour 3 semaines dédiées aux procédés et technologies appliquées à la biomasse lors du Bioket 2021 100% numérique

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GEN.ERA - "Market Intelligence & Matchmaking" Event

October 21, 2021 – GEN.ERA “Market Intelligence & Matchmaking” Event

This GEN.ERA event represents an opportunity to get an overview of the opportunities, restraints and challenges on high potential genomic markets.

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Summer School Genopole 2021

October 18-21 – Genopole Summer School 2021

October 18-21, 2021, CHÂTEAU’FORM SEINE-PORT (77) The programme will cover statistical methodologies and bioinformatics tools used in genomics and metagenomics in the context of a comprehensive approach to pathological mechanisms.

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Webinar The Futur of Foos in Paris Region - CPR / Genopole

October 12, 2021 – Webinar “The Future of Food in Paris Region”

Choose Paris Region & Genopole invites you to their event "The Futur of Food in Paris Region" and discover the latest technologies and innovations in the field. Webinar at 15:00

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P4B - Partner4Biotech Sept. 2021

28 – 30 sept. – Partner4Biotech – Building synergies with Genopole startups

The entirely digital Partner4Biotech event gives you an opportunity to meet Genopole's up and coming start-ups and create synergies with them. Whether it is through R&D partnerships, proofs of concepts, industrialization, financing, marketing…, anything is possible !

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1st Albrecht Müller ARRIGE (AMA) seminar - 2021/09/23 - 2:00 PM CET

23 septembre – 1st Albrecht Müller ARRIGE (AMA) seminar

The topic of the 1st AMA Seminar is "All you want to know on Gene Drive".   Online seminar at 2:00pm

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Olympus Submit 2021

April 27-29 – Olympus Discovery Submit

These exclusive 3-day event is free to attend and will be packed full of lectures from leading institutions, panel discussions, and tech talks about the latest advancements in microscopy and imaging

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