Portrait Published on 4 August 2016


Company : Biofortis Mérieux Nutrisciences

Job : CEO

Year of creation : 2001

Atlanpole : Your Business in brief: Murielle CAZAUBIEL :

Leader in innovation for nutrition, Biofortis is a global CRO (Contract Research Organization) offering its expert services in nutrition – such as clinical trials, research projects, bioanalytical testing and sensory and consumer studies, to  R&D professionals.

The geographical scope of Biofortis now extends to Europe, the USA, China and Brazil.

Biofortis attracts a large pharmaceutical group in Nantes.
A. : What about your connection with the Ecosystem network? M. C. :

It all started with the incubation and assistance-support from Atlanpole.

The keys to Biofortis development?

I can mention Atlanpole Biotherapies and Valorial clusters networking, the Round table with Ouest Ventures investors (October 2007), the help from Nantes Aménagement (i.e. a plot of land for the location of their headquarters), the financial support of the Region for the IMODI project (PSPC) and for the development of Biofortis meta-analysis platform, and finally the research projects with the university hospital teams, IFREMER, ONIRIS, INRA, ICO…

A. : Expected outcomes within 3 to 5 years? M. C. :

To be a leading CRO in supporting health innovation and personalized medicine.

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