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Torskal wins the “10000 startups pour changer le monde” in the overseas category

2021-04-23T12:30:49+02:00

10,000 Startups Pour Changer Le Monde: Discover the 2021 winners! Credit: DR March 29, 2021 - As published on La Tribune (Translated) The 9 national winners of the 10,000 Startups Pour Changer Le Monde award, organized by La Tribune and coming from all over France, were revealed Monday at the Grand Rex in Paris. Discover Teebike, GenesInk, Spin-Ion Technologies, Nomad Education, Lucine, Water Horizon, Carbiolice, Bodyguard and Torskal. Will the winners of 10,000 Startups Pour Changer Le Monde 2021 include future champions of French Tech such as former winners Doctolib and ManoMano [...]

Torskal wins the “10000 startups pour changer le monde” in the overseas category2021-04-23T12:30:49+02:00

Torskal’s Founder & President has been awarded the “Daniele Le Normand” award

2021-03-09T18:26:51+01:00

Torskal's Founder & President, Anne-Laure Morel has been awarded the "Danièle Le Normand" award March 09, 2021 - Translated (as published on Clicanoo) This Monday, March 8, is International Women's Rights Day. A symbolic date chosen by the Region to launch the first regional awards ceremony for Valérie Bernard and Danièle Le Normand, two missing women who have left their mark on Reunion Island. "A great humanist. A woman who was demanding towards herself and towards others, who made the Reunionese grow". The homage is signed by Jérôme Isautier. Danièle Le Normand, who passed [...]

Torskal’s Founder & President has been awarded the “Daniele Le Normand” award2021-03-09T18:26:51+01:00

Torskal qualifies for the finals of ‘Les 10000 startups pour changer le monde’ contest

2021-01-28T03:47:14+01:00

Torskal qualifies for the finals of ‘Les 10 000 startups pour changer le monde’ contest after being the regional winner from La Réunion Jan 27, 2021 - As published on La Tribune The 10,000 startups to change the world contest starts its 9th season with a first: a special stage in Reunion Island. Two startups have been awarded: Dharmatech, which invented the first connected, insulating and depolluting vegetalized wall for buildings, and Torskal biotech, which is behind a multi-patented breakthrough innovation that aims to revolutionize cancer treatment through green chemistry. 10,000 startups to change the [...]

Torskal qualifies for the finals of ‘Les 10000 startups pour changer le monde’ contest2021-01-28T03:47:14+01:00

Torskal partners with Clinifutur group; clinical trials to start in 2021

2021-01-05T01:36:53+01:00

Torskal partners with Clinifutur group; clinical trials to begin during the last quarter of 2021 Dec 08, 2020 - As published on Imazpress Torskal approaches the start of phase 1 clinical trials for the validation of Nanotheranostic, a treatment for skin cancer using near infrared (IR) radiation-induced plasmonic phototherapy, the Clinifutur group, founded by Dr. Michel Deleflie, has just acquired a stake in the start-up to support it in a long-term partnership. Clinifutur had already intervened to support the research of the Torskal team on the evaluation of gold nanoparticles (NP) as - potentiator of radiotherapy [...]

Torskal partners with Clinifutur group; clinical trials to start in 20212021-01-05T01:36:53+01:00

An interview with Réunion la 1ère regarding our clinical trials & its procedure

2021-01-05T01:35:05+01:00

An interview with Réunion la 1ère regarding our clinical trials, its procedure and more Dec 08, 2020 - As published on Réunion la 1ère After 5 years of work, Torskal, a start-up from Reunion Island specializing in "green nanotechnology", is going to carry out clinical trials of a treatment it has developed for certain skin cancers. The trials will last one year and will involve around 60 people. Testing will begin in the last quarter of next year, in Reunion Island and in mainland France. The efficiency and safety tests were conclusive. The work of the researchers [...]

An interview with Réunion la 1ère regarding our clinical trials & its procedure2021-01-05T01:35:05+01:00

Torskal’s Founder is one of the French delegates of the G20 YEA

2020-12-15T03:00:20+01:00

Torskal's Founder, Anne-Laure Morel is one of the new Sherpas and also the French delegate of the G20 YEA, 2020 Summit Oct 08, 2020 - As published on Citizen Entrepreneurs. On September 23, 2020, the members of the jury composed of 12 members of the Management Committee of Citizen Entrepreneurs , meeting in the offices of France Invest , selected the entrepreneurs according to several criteria: the age of the entrepreneur (20-45 years) , the date of creation of the company, the turnover, a profitability already demonstrated or about to be, a desire to develop its activities internationally [...]

Torskal’s Founder is one of the French delegates of the G20 YEA2020-12-15T03:00:20+01:00

Torskal is the winner of Lets Go France 2020 in the France Abroad category

2020-12-15T03:03:28+01:00

Torskal is the winner of Lets Go France 2020 in the French abroad category 06 July, 2020 - As published on Let's go France Organized by PwC France, the #LetsgoFrance Trophies reward those who innovate in the service of France while offering a response to societal and global challenges. In an unprecedented health context, the #LetsgoFrance 2020 Trophies honored the Rebuilding program launched by PwC France. A special edition of Reconstruct for these Trophies as well as a 100% digital device to audition the 14 2020 finalists. Discover without further delay the eight #LetsgoFrance winners who [...]

Torskal is the winner of Lets Go France 2020 in the France Abroad category2020-12-15T03:03:28+01:00

A complete interview with Lets Go France about our R&D, vision, etc.

2020-12-17T13:53:58+01:00

A complete interview with Lets Go France related to research & development, Torskal's vision, etc. 28 Feb, 2020 - As published on Lets Go France The Reunionese company Torskal is looking around the world for a cancer treatment combining nanotechnology and green chemistry. Like other biotechs, the health crisis at Covid-19 is challenging its prospects. Anne-Laure Morel, CEO and founder, wants to invest in new partnerships, with her eyes set on the international scene. Following the health crisis, has there been an awareness of the French research & development ecosystem? Like other [...]

A complete interview with Lets Go France about our R&D, vision, etc.2020-12-17T13:53:58+01:00

Torskal partners with Fairmined, uses gold from responsible mines for nanoparticles

2020-12-15T03:12:46+01:00

Torskal partners with Fairmined, uses gold sourced from responsible miners to develop gold nanoparticles 16 Dec, 2019 - As published on Fairmined Organization Fairmined is an assurance label that certifies gold from empowered responsible artisanal and small-scale mining organizations who meet world leading standards for responsible practices Fairmined gold will be used in the medical field to improve the lives of cancer patients. The Torskal startup, specialized in nanomedicine and located on Reunion Island, is the first brand in this sector to work with Fairmined gold. We spoke with Anne-Laure Morel, researcher and [...]

Torskal partners with Fairmined, uses gold from responsible mines for nanoparticles2020-12-15T03:12:46+01:00

L’Express interview: Development of our anti-skin cancer drug using Ambaville plant

2021-01-05T01:38:14+01:00

Interview with L'Express regarding the development of our anti-skin cancer drug using Ambaville plant Jan 05, 2019 - As published on L'Express In love with her native Reunion Island, Anne Laure, 36, returned there a few years ago after training at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris. On her land, among the 16,000 plant species in the national park, she found ambaville, an extraordinary plant that until now was known mainly to local "tisaneurs" who prescribe it in the form of infusions to treat skin or digestion problems. In her laboratory [...]

L’Express interview: Development of our anti-skin cancer drug using Ambaville plant2021-01-05T01:38:14+01:00