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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Deasyl: for ecological and profitable processes

Founded in 2017 and based in Geneva, Deasyl is an ambitious start-up, convinced that green chemistry represents the future of chemistry. Provided it can be made economically competitive. "At Deasyl we are convinced that green chemistry is the future of chemistry, it is an inevitable and necessary transition," explains Salima Fassi, Vice President of Deasyl. "We are developing processes to replace polluting processes in the chemical industry (petrochemistry and fine chemistry), ...

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Molydal: the winning choice for bio-based lubricants

For Molydal, a company founded in 1958 and specialised in industrial lubricants, the transition from petroleum-based to bio-based lubricants provides real benefits in terms of efficiency, image and future. "We sell industrial lubricants for maintenance as well as for the manufacture of a number of products," explains Thierry Vidal, Key Account Manager at Molydal. "Our product range is divided into three categories: greases and assembly pastes; oils for cold metal processing ...

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SALVECO laboratory: disinfection, hygiene and cleaning products made from sustainable chemistry

Created in 1994, the SALVECO laboratory develops formulations of natural origin using exclusively renewable and biodegradable substances from plants. The aim? To offer products that are not toxic for humans or the environment. Stephan Auberger remembers what motivated his scientific commitment: "Coming from the Vosges region and being passionate about nature, I had noticed a worrying disappearance of the sound of frogs croaking... I was convinced that this decline was due ...

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