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XYLOBIOTECH is not only devoted to Research & Development projects but also to initiatives in long-term preservation of genetic resources and other biotechnology services for both public and private customers. Consultancy and expertise services are possible.

Requests for an access to XYLOBIOTECH equipments and services will be welcomed. User’s demand will be subjected to a case-by-case feasibility study of technical, legal, administrative and funding conditions according to the procedure concurrently defined and validated by the support teams (FCBA-BSA, INRAE Centre Val de Loire-BioForA) and Users’ Committee. Services to users can be integrated actions entirely performed by the staff dedicated to XYLOBIOTECH. Alternatively assays may be performed in full autonomy by the user’s staff after an appropriate coaching and training period by XYLOBIOTECH experts.

Access to XYLOBIOTECH equipments and services

INRAE Centre Val de Loire facilities (Orléans)

The INRAE site of XYLOBIOTECH is providing to users a confocal laser scanning microscope Zeiss LSM 700, protocols for the preparation of plant samples as well as an expertise in plant cell anatomy.

FCBA facilities (Cestas-Pierroton)

Researchers and companies interested in using equipments and/or contract services proposed by XYLOBIOTECH may introduce a request indicating the work objectives, the plant material type, the number of plants or samples to be managed (or the required labs/greenhouse surface) as well as the desired timetable (beginning/end).