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TOXALIM Research Centre in FOOD TOXICOLOGY

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TOXALIM (Research Centre in Food Toxicology)

TOXALIM is a "joint research unit" (UMR 1331) created in January 2011 by INRAE (Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement) in partnership with (i) the Veterinary college of Toulouse (ENVT, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse), (ii) the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INPT) represented by the School of Engineers of Purpan (EI-Purpan, Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Purpan, Toulouse) and (iii) the University Paul Sabatier - Toulouse 3 -  (UPS ; Life Sciences, Pharmacy).

TOXALIM:

  • is scientifically attached to the Food (AlimH) and Animal Health (SA) divisions of INRAE ;
  • involves more than 150 people including approx. 100 permanent staff (researchers, engineers & technicians), distributed into 9 research teams, 3 technological platforms and support-to-research services ;
  • covers more than 7000 m2 of premises, INRAE (180 chemin de Tournefeuille, F-31027 Toulouse) and ENVT (23 chemin des Capelles, F-31026 Toulouse) located at the west of the city of Toulouse (respectively St Martin-du-Touch and Purpan);
  • has an overall annual budget of more than 3 Mio€ (not including salaries)

(See raw map for localisation of INRAE campus at Saint-Martin-du-Touch, Toulouse)

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