Our Ecosystem

We are lucky to be located in France:

Birthplace of microbiology, thanks to the work of Pasteur

Country with a scientific culture and highly specialised skills

World leader in cosmetics and aviation with boasting top companies in these fields

Europe’s leading agricultural power

We cultivate bold values
with organisations that share them

Industrial partners

A world leader in the beauty sector.
A major partner since we became involved in cosmetics.

No. 1 shareholder in Global Bioenergies since 2019 via the BOLD (BOLD BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR L’ORÉAL DEVELOPMENT) fund

The leading supplier of sugar to the French food industry

Global Bioenergies shareholder since its IPO in 2011.

50/50 co-owner with Global Bioenergies of joint venture “IBN-One”

Institutional partners

2 Consecutive programmes
from 2013 to 2022, as part of the Investissements d’Avenir scheme

8 innovation loans
received between 2009 and 2015

5 Horizon 2020 programmes
awarded from 2017 to 2023

for the construction of a demo plant in Leuna (Germany) from 2013 to 2017

European R&D consortiums