Several research tracks have been opened:85
To identify new enzymes and strains better adapted to the evidenced phenomenon (in
partnership with the Biotechnology Research Institute of the National Research Council of
To explore other interconnected configurations, in a follow-up of Action incitative INRA INRIA ‘VITELBIO’ (web site : http://sites.google.com/site/vitelbio/) steered by the Modemic
team of UMR MISTEA.
To take into account both active (viable) and non-active (non-viable) biocatalysts in the
model, as discussed with C. Ghommidh, a senior scientist who has recently joined UMR IATE.
To develop a collaboration project with CBS (Biotechnology centre of Sfax, Tunisia) for a
course on mathematical modelling for bioprocesses (the Modemic team has already
welcome two PhD students in France for such a course, in the framework of the euro mediterranean project 3+3 ‘Treasure’).