TANNINOV: “B4C’s support made our project possible”

Founded in 1890 by a pharmacist from Epernay (Marne), the Institut Œnologique de Champagne (IOC) was one of the first companies to specialise in oenological products. Since then, IOC has grown and was bought in 2008 by the Lallemand Group (a Canadian group), which specialises in the development, manufacture and marketing of yeast and bacteria. "We launched the Tanninov project in 2017," explains Bertrand Robillard (now a consultant after having been ...

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FILAB: a laboratory at the forefront of chemical and materials analysis technologies

Founded in 1979, the FILAB laboratory specialises in the fields of chemistry and materials. With 85 employees today, the laboratory intends to continue its development of cutting-edge technologies and to double its workforce in the next five years. "We are a service provider laboratory in the field of chemistry and materials," explains Benoît Persin, one of the company's five partners (along with Jérôme Goux, Thomas Rousseau, Céline Milot and Hubert Vittoz). ...

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Biomass processing technologies: constantly innovating

The transformation processes and technologies applied to biomass are one of the keys to a successful bioeconomy. Improving their performance is a key activity for the scientists, start-ups, manufacturers and other players in the innovation ecosystem of the IAR cluster. Whatever its origin and destination, the biomass to be transformed is subjected to a whole chain of chemical, mechanical, biotechnological and thermochemical processes, applied separately or in combination, which makes it ...

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