The group participates currently in the following projects and in a research staff exchange program. 3 confidential projects are not listed hereinafter.
PNBS group used to have academic collaborations, mostly with INRAP in Tunisia through our International Associated Laboratory as well as with industrial partners (pharmaceutical or cosmetic societies)

Funded projects through call for proposals

Open Bio – Opening bio-based markets via standards, labelling and procurements
Funded by The Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union, program KBBE – Duration: 48 months, 2013 – 2016
Partners: Netherlands Standardization Institute (coordination), Stichting Energy Research Centre Netherlands, University of York – Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, nova-Institut, Organic Waste Systems, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research, LEI Wageningen UR, Agricultural University of Athens, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V., Technische Universität Berlin, Biomass Technology Group, HYDRA Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Novamont, UMR 5280 – Institute of Analytical Science (ISA), LeAF
web site of Open Bio project

DOREMIPHARM – Développement d’Outils Robustes d’Evaluation pour les MIlieux aquatiques du danger des substances PHARMaceutiques
Funded by National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM)- Duration 36 months, dec. 2012 – dec. 2015
Partners: INERIS research unit METO (A. Pery coordinator), Université Reims Champagne-Ardenne – Interactions Animal- Environnement (EA 4689), Institute of Analytical Science (ISA – UMR 5280)
further information on ANSM web site

Caractérisation et valorisation des propriétés antimicrobiennes de certaines plantes de la région de Souss-Massa-Drâa
Funded by Moroccan Ministry of Education and Research (Moroccan part) and French Foreign Affairs Ministry – France Campus (French part)- PHC Volubilis – Research staff exchange program
Moroccan partners: Laboratory of microbiology and laboratory of biotechnologies & valorization of naturel ressources from the University of Science at Agadir
French partners : Institut des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques (F. Renaud coordinator), Institute of Analytical Science (ISA – UMR 5280)