Quel Engagé suis-je ?
Intervenant Engage University
Mon métier / activité
Fondateur JOGL, Co-fondateur La Paillasse et PILI, Techforgood
Moi en quelques mots
Thomas Landrain is a researcher in synthetic biology who has become an entrepreneur and recognized spokesman for building open, inclusive and collaborative science and innovation ecosystems, convinced that there is no monopoly on great ideas. He is Co-Founder and President of Just One Giant Lab (JoGL), first research laboratory operating as an open and distributed collaborative platform. JoGL helps sync humanity onto solving our most urgent and important problems using Open Science, Responsible Innovation and Continuous Learning. JoGL partners with academic labs, companies, startups, foundations, NGOs and public services to create massive mobilisation on distributed and participatory research programs for understanding and solving Health, Environmental, Social and Humanitarian issues. Thomas also co-founded and directed for 6 years La Paillasse, the largest open community lab in Europe providing ressources and opportunities to hundreds of change makers and indie scientists for free. He also co-founded and directed for 2 years PILI, a biotech startup offering to the industry an alternative to petrochemical dyes, by using fermentation to produce natural and renewable dyes, instead of using petrochemistry and pesticides.