SOLACTIS Group announces the establishment of its R&D center on the Inra campus of Jouy-en-Josas

Paris, September 8, 2015,

SOLACTIS Group, specialist of bio-based ingredients designed for human nutrition and animal feed companies, announces the opening of its new R&D center on the Inra campus in Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris (France).

The new R&D center of SOLACTIS Group has a triple mission:

1. understand the effect of new bio-based ingredients on the intestinal microbiota using state-of-the-art technologies in genomics,

2. work on the behavior of the new bio-based ingredients in food matrices,

3. be also active in the field of animal feed.

“The implementation of our new R&D center is a major step in the development of SOLACTIS Group. After 2 years in the laboratory of life sciences at Agoranov, we needed a new R&D framework able to accommodate our new ambitions” said Pascal RONFARD, President of SOLACTIS Group. “On the Saclay plateau, close to major academic and R&D centers in the field of food and nutrition, we place SOLACTIS Group in a highly challenging environment. We want our research to advance “gut health” applications in food and feed products, and promote their best use by the industry,” added Géraldine Bastien, Head of R&D.

At the intersection of agronomic and biomedical sciences, the Inra Research Centre of Jouy-en-Josas develops research on animals, food and bacteria. It features among others microbiology skills mobilized for major animal and human health issues, with a particular interest in “health-food” relationship. Benoit Malpaux, President of Inra Research Centre of Jouy-en-Josas, confirms that “the aim of this collaboration is to develop some local dynamics for more efficient and effective research“.

About SOLACTIS Group:

Established in 2013, SOLACTIS Group is a supplier of bioscience based ingredients, designed for the industries of human nutrition and animal feed. SOLACTIS Group SAS already produces a non-digestible oligosaccharide, as the first development in line with the most advanced science on gut microbiology.
SOLACTIS SAS Group is a winner of national award “INNOTECH”, by the Reseau Entreprendre, and comes from Agoranov, public incubator developed by the Ministry of Education and Research, the Mayor of Paris and the Region Ile de France.
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