We would like to thank each and every one of our sponsors that supported our project NeuronArch with their donations. We hope to continue our collaboration with them in the future and bring NeuronArch to another level.
The Institut Pasteur
The Institut Pasteur is a private, non-profit foundation. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, mainly those of infectious origin, through research, teaching, and public health initiatives. The Education Department of Institut Pasteur (DDE) offers high-quality courses related to Research and Public Health. It is responsible for Ph.D. students' supervision by providing them, for instance, tutorials and oversees the Paris Pasteur University Doctoral Program (PPU). The Department of Development supports the scientific and strategic ambition of the senior management by developing interdisciplinarity through various programs and by fostering cooperation between academic research and public health.
ESPCI Paris is a major institution of higher education (a French "Grande École d’ingénieurs"), an internationally renowned research center, and a fertile ground of innovation for the industry. Founded by the City of Paris in 1882, for over a century the School has attracted leading scientific innovators like Nobel Prize laureates Pierre and Marie Curie, Paul Langevin, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, and Georges Charpak, who continue to contribute to the institution’s international reputation. Ever since it was founded, ESPCI Paris has been gaining in prestige and status. Evolving from a municipal school established to train industrial production managers, it has achieved the status of a major institute of higher education in science and engineering, which recruits students via the most selective competitive examination in France.
Institut Curie - IPGG
Recognized public interest foundation, the Institut Curie has worked to fulfill its three missions since its founding by Marie Curie, namely research, care and preservation and transfer of knowledge. This multi-disciplinary approach, part of the bylaws of the foundation, is the DNA of Institut Curie. The laboratory Macromolecules and Microsystems in Biology and Medicine of the Institut Curie lent us their mold to create our microfluidic chips, as well as laboratory material. They also let us design and create the chips inside their facility. They are an interdisciplinary group dedicated to the application of physics and chemistry to biology and medicine, with a strong translational component.
Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in Villejuif in the Paris metropolitan area, specializing in diverse fields of the Biotechnology sector. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS group, the Institute of Technology's cluster. IONIS is France’s leading private higher education group; its technology consortium also includes EPITA and Epitech, schools specializing in computer sciences and information technology, as well as IPSA, an aeronautics engineering school.
The French National Institute for Agricultural Research is Europe’s top agricultural research institute and the world’s number two center for the agricultural sciences. Its scientists are working towards solutions for society’s major crop and nutrition challenges.
Toulouse White Biotechnology
Toulouse White Biotechnology (TWB) activities foster the creation and design of biological tools (enzymes, microorganisms, microbial consortia) for use in innovative and profitable industrial processes. The focused markets are chemicals (commodities, pharmaceutical products, flavors), materials and energy. It offers collaborative public/private R&D projects and services. The projects are based on a continuum of expertise for innovation: from research and proof of concept to pre-industrial development and industrial technology transfer including business creation.
Centrale-Supélec Foundation is the fusion between the Ecole Centrale Paris Foundation and the Supélec Foundation. Through this foundation, they have put in place scholarships called “Success Angels” to allow the students integrating the school to study in good conditions. They also put in place the “Ingénieur et entrepreneurs” program to boost youth entrepreneurship and also finance research projects that promote international visibility.
Eurofins Scientific through its subsidiaries (hereinafter sometimes “Eurofins” or “the Group”) one of the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in aAroSciences CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. Eurofins Genomics is globally known for its innovative and customized technologies in the life science industries and academic research institutions. With the combined power of an international network of Eurofins companies in the field of genomic services, forensics, AgroSciences, pharmaceutical, environmental, food and feed testing, they have established an outstanding team of experts and a broad range of technologies.
The Embassy of France in the United States
The Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States has the intent to promote partnership and collaboration in Science and Technology between France and the United States. In addition, the OST’s main priorities are to monitor and report advances in Science and Technology in the US through newsletters and diplomatic channels as well as foster exchanges and increase the mobility of researchers, doctoral students, and entrepreneurs.
Geneious is the world’s leading bioinformatics software platform used by over 3,000 universities, institutes and companies in more than 100 countries. Geneious is used by all of the top 20 universities globally (Times Higher Education, 2016) and by sixteen of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies.
Rainin, a METTLER TOLEDO Company
Rainin, a METTLER TOLEDO Company, is the leading provider of advanced pipetting solutions for life scientists worldwide. They offer a wide selection of manual and electronic pipettes, BioClean pipette tips, and expert services that work together as a complete pipetting solution – Pipetting 360°. Rainin has long been the largest selling brand in North America and consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Top quality, innovative design, and state-of-the-art production result in superior pipetting products with years of reliable operation.
Thermo Fisher Scientific instruments, equipment, software, services, and consumables empower scientists to solve complex analytical challenges in pharmaceutical, biotechnological, academical, governmental, environmental and industrial research, as well as the clinical laboratory. Their products address a range of needs from sample, material characterization and chemical analysis to clinical diagnoses and biological-based therapeutics manufacturing.
Sterlitech is an industry leader focused on unique micron and sub-micron filtration products. They strive to support their customers by keeping them at the forefront of their industries, tailoring solutions to individualized needs, responding to the demands of emerging technologies and aligning with their visions including: membrane filters to improve workers’ environments, systems to recover and reuse high value waste streams, disease detection devices and diagnostic tools, desalination and water resource conservation.
New England Biolabs
New England Biolabs is renowned for consistently providing exceptional product quality and unsurpassed technical support. For over four decades, NEB has been shaping the landscape of bioscience research by discovering, developing and supporting superior research reagents. From their founding principles – placing the advancement of science and the stewardship of the environment as their highest priorities – to their unique corporate culture, NEB’s philosophy can be distilled down to three core values: passion, humility and being genuine.
Promega is a manufacturer of enzymes and other products for biotechnology and molecular biology with a portfolio covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity. They are an official partner of the iGEM Competition 2018.
Ozyme has been providing laboratory products for research use for more than 30 years now. They are selecting and offering products coming from the biggest names of cellular biology, immunology and molecular biology such as BioLegend, Azyme biosytems and BD.
BrainBits is a private industry that aims to narrow the gap between research and discovery by providing fresh, never frozen, micro-surgically dissected, live brain tissues and essential growth and storage media directly to the laboratories.
G20 is a french supermarket with more than 130 stores located around the country. They are offering quality, fresh and high end products at competitive prices.
Mathworks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. They are an official partner of the iGEM Competition 2018 and are providing free license of their products MATLAB and Simulink to help iGEM teams organize, model, and develop complex biological systems.
Calimed Santé is a company dedicated to doctors offering a tailored-made software to facilitate the management of the medical service. With intuitive medical software, Calimed Santé is bringing freedom into daily work by encouraging pluri-professional’s exchanges and organization into medical offices.
Here's our crowdfunding video in French, if you want to watch it with the English subtitles, you can go on Youtube here.
We would also like to warmly thank all of the contributors who donated on our Crowdfunding platform dedicated to research Thellie:
- Renée Augustin-Viguier
- Monique Axelos
- Phillipe Axelos
- Victor Baudrier
- Anne-Marie Blondeau
- Guillaume Boulanger
- Nadine Brunot
- Marie-Christine Charton
- Isabelle Chesnel
- Lionel Dejoux
- Pierre Dejoux
- Thi Hong Hanh Dudas
- Pierre Ehret
- Arsenio Fernandez
- Marvin Fitousi
- Arianna Flammant
- Famille Garnerot
- Didier Jaoui
- Clément Lapierre
- Laurence Laplace
- Camille Leconte
- Raphaëlle Louise
- Paul Lubrano
- Inanna Martin
- Isabelle and Lionel Naccache
- Christophe Paillares
- Daniel Péaud-Lenoël
- Michèle Péaud-Lenoël
- François Puel
- Martine Renaud
- Lucas Rollin
- Murielle Rubio
- Begoña & Pierre-Yves Sachet
- Françoise Sachet
- Pascal Siger
- Florence Siger Ouazana
- Philippe Starck
- Caroline Suant
- François Teyssier d’Orfeuil