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Atlangène Applications, 1996

A company specialized in molecular biology methods and sequencing for probiotics & prebiotics analyses for pharmaceutical and food industries.

Biofortis, 2002

An entrepreneur who gathered a clinical research team in Nantes, France. Her goal was to apply the standards of the pharmaceutical industry to the evaluation of food and dietary supplements.

They merged under the name Biofortis and joined the

Mérieux NutriSciences family in 2009.

Biofortis Mérieux NutriSciences

In 2019, Biofortis Mérieux NutriSciences took a new strategic turn which firmly aims at strengthening its expertise on the microbiome thus reinforcing its historical and unique expertise in nutrition. With more 20 years of experience in clinical trial and a multi-disciplinary team, Biofortis aims to be an European leader in clinico-microbiota analyses for health-companies.

Today, you can benefit from the expertise of our dedicated microbiome team, our experts in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics as well as a new dedicated R&D team supporting the development of new operational solutions for internal expertise and international development projects.

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July 2021:  A new ambitious stage for Biofortis alongside Institut Mérieux

Mérieux NutriSciences sells the activities of Biofortis to its managing director, Benoît Fouchaq who will continue its development alongside Institut Mérieux. 

On this occasion, Benoît Fouchaq said: “Thanks to the support of Mérieux NutriSciences since 2009, we have been able to grow and develop new services to secure our growth. Today, I am happy and grateful that Mérieux NutriSciences is encouraging my entrepreneurial project surrounded by an experienced and motivated team. I am also delighted that Institut Mérieux is coming to our side to support this desire to innovate. “

Our expertise

Biofortis supports companies of all sizes and across several industry segments such as food, dietary supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, in their pursuit of innovative products.
One of Biofortis’ valuable assets is to combine its experienced and GCP-trained staff with a strong network of scientists and key opinion leaders of international reputation in various study fields such as cardiovascular, metabolic, exercise physiology, cognitive function, satiety and weight management.

And you, do you want to take part to the Biofortis’ Adventure ?