Probiotic Agriculture:
Improving agricultural productivity through plant health

 
 
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Reuniting agriculture with the environment

All modern agriculture is built on varietal selection based on cultural routes that ignore the structure and biology of the soil. Like humans, the microbiome of plants is essential to their normal functioning.

BioIntrant integrates this notion into the development of its probiotic biostimulants. The plant-soil-microorganism approach considers the microbiome as a fundamental element in the installation, growth and yield of the plant. Thus, BioIntrant's probiotic biostimulants will increase the soil's ability to withstand intensive agriculture. This capacity is achieved by structuring the soil to allow the development of phytobeneficial microbial communities. This new environment gives the plant the ability to better withstand the various abiotic stresses imposed by the environment. 


BioIntrant integrates more than 30 years of scientific expertise with its co-founders who combine agronomy, pedology, microbial ecology and bioinformatics.

 

Creating the biostimulants of tomorrow

A breakthrough innovation

A unique collection of bacterial strains coupled with high-performance bioinformatics screening for innovative plant-soil-bacteria vision

Product consistency

Production and formulation capacity to provide homogeneous, stable and robust industrial batches

Bring your soil to life 

A ready-to-use biostimulant for your crops with strong and original scientifically proven claims

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Our platform

BioIntrant offers an innovative and technological approach to increase the efficiency of identifying bacterial strains, the active ingredients of its biostimulant and biocontrol products. Thanks to genomic analysis techniques cross-referenced with expert databases set up by BioIntrant, the best candidates for targeted actions are identified.

 

Our team

Renaud has over 30 years of international experience in the life sciences industry. Before founding BioIntrant, Renaud was the founder and CSO of TBE (1998-2001) and Libragen (2001-2004). Solicited by shareholders, he became the CEO/CSO of Libragen (2004-2013) until 2013, when he sold the company to the Swiss cosmetics group Induchem, now Givaudan. After the incorporation of the company to the group in 2013, Renaud left Libragen to develop an operational consulting activity allowing him to be involved in many innovative projects for industrials and research centers such as INSERM and CEA.

Renaud obtained a PhD in microbial ecology from the University of Lyon/UC Davis (1997) and an Executive MBA from EM-Lyon (Lyon Business School) in France in 2000.

Renaud is a guest lecturer in the field of biotechnology and technology transfer at various universities and engineering schools. He is the author of more than 30 scientific papers and 10 patent applications.

Renaud Nalin

PhD-MBA

Founder and CEO

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Passionate about microbiology, Nicolas obtained a PhD in microbial ecology applied to biotechnologies under the supervision of Dr. Wafa Achouak (CEA/LEMiRE) and focused on microbial fuel cells. He was thus able to develop a scientific expertise in this field but also organizational and managerial skills. Having largely participated in the setting up of this theme within the laboratory, Nicolas was not only involved in the organization of the laboratory necessary for his research, but also in the training of the staff in this theme. He was co-leader of a collaborative program financed by the ANR, which he successfully completed, showing his abilities in project follow-up and management, the respect of specifications and the dissemination of results.

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Nicolas Chabert

PhD

Founder and Lab Manager

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Graduated from Toulouse Business School with an MSc in Finance and Management, Félix first worked as an analyst in the mergers and acquisitions firm Mansartis, specialized in the mid-market. He then worked as an advisor to innovative companies, first as a start-up advisor at Finamatic on development and fundraising issues, then on financing issues in the risk department of Bpifrance. Before joining BioIntrant, Félix completed his experience by taking in charge the research of acquisition for Indigo Group in Canada.

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Félix Heulin
MS
Business Developer

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Joris is a PhD student in genetics and bioinformatics in partnership with Biointrant and the Biosciences and Biotechnologies Institute (BIAM). Having started his work on the identification of genes involved in the establishment of an actinorrhizal symbiosis, he took the opportunity to learn programming in order to combine bioinformatics, mathematics and biology. It is at the laboratory of Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere and Extreme Environment (LEMiRE) that he was able to continue his training with the study of bacterial metabolome and metagenome of the rhizosphere, supported by Mohamed Baraka, Philippe Ortet and Catherine Santaella. It is with this expertise that he started his thesis aiming at exploring the genome of the so-called PGPR bacteria in order to set up tools for predicting bacterial functions.

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Joris Tulumello
MS
PhD Student

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Justine is a bioinformatician with a master degree in bioinformatics and genomics. The two years spent at the Laboratoire d'Écologie Microbienne de la Rhizosphère et de l'Environnement Extrême (LEMIRE) of the CEA Cadarache, first as an intern and then as a bioinformatics engineer, gave her access to a significant amount of data from bacterial strain sequencing technology. Under the supervision of Mohamed Barakat and Philippe Ortet, she was able to learn how to use and develop tools for the analysis of massive genomic and proteomic data, to store this information in databases and to extract relevant information from these databases.

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Justine Long

MS

Bioinformatician

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With a background in biotechnology, Julie is a laboratory technician who specialized in molecular biology and microbiology for more than three years in the LBM Pôle infectiologie within the Institut hospitalo-universitaire (IHU) of Marseille. She then moved into the research field, joining the laboratory of Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere and Extreme Environment (LEMiRE) at the CEA of Cadarache, within the framework of several projects and was able to deepen her skills.

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Julie Rodriguez

Lab Technician

With a background in bioprocessing, Charlotte has been working in the private sector for the last few years on the development and continuous optimization of fermentation, concentration and drying processes. Her professional career in various companies such as Xurian Environnement and Elephant Vert has allowed her to deepen her skills in the field of industrial microbiology for the environment.

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Charlotte Descamps

Production Manager

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Thierry is an agricultural engineer, he completed his education with a Graduate Executive Management Program at Solvay Business School (Brussels).
For more than 33 years, he has held numerous management positions in sales, marketing, development and regulatory functions in the plant protection and seed sectors (today ISK, Syngenta, Bayer).
Fluent in 6 languages, Thierry has specialized in the field of biocontrol, having previously held the position of Commercial Director of Sumitomo-Valent, a pioneer and world leader in this sector.
Recognized expert in the industry, Thierry also intervenes as a teacher at ULiège - Agro BioTech and the Walloon Federation of Agriculture in Belgium.

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Thierry Nuytten
MS
VP Business Development

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Our activity

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January 2022

BioIntrant raises 1.5M€ to launch its biosolutions range

BioIntrant secures €1.5 million in a first round of financing for the launch of its biosolutions range for agriculture.
We are pleased to welcome among our investors WiSEED, Giralda holding and Unilis Agtech (Unigrains/ARVALIS - Institut du végétal). Thank you to them and to all our partners for their support and commitment!

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How to find us

BioIntrant, 139 Rue Philippe de Girard, 84120 Pertuis, France

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