The LBE is a research unit of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, on contract with Montpellier Supagro.
The LBE activity is focused on the concept of the environmental biorefinery. It was labeled "Knowledge Enabling Technologies (KET) Technology Centre" by the European Commission.
Diversity and Engineering of Microbial Ecosystems (DIEM)
Complex organic matter and bioprocess engineering (MaXIP)
System, Analysis, Modeling and Informatics (SAMI)
Technology development and Innovation