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Genotop Awarded for Entrepreneurship in Aquaculture and Genetics

23 December 2013

FRANCE - The French company Genotop, providing services in genetics for aquaculture, won the Biotechnology prize in the Saint Malo Entrepreneur contest, together with a €20,000 grant.

Genotop, a company which provides services for genetics in aquaculture recently won the Entrepreneur contest « Etonnants Créateur » (Amazing creators) in Saint Malo.

Selected in the category “Biotech” by a jury of local companies, Richard Le Boucher, creator of Genotop received the prize from the hand of Abel Kinié (Saint-Malo agglomération) and Pierrick Auvray (Vice-president of Saint-Malo Fougères Chamber of Commerce). The ceremony held in the hotel “Le Nouveau Monde”, Saint Malo, Bretagne on the 11 December 2013.

“Win a prize in Saint Malo, which is the city where I was born and I grew up is definitely something special. The grant will be helpful in our current investment strategy and will help us to provide best services to our clients in the short-term,” said Richard Le Boucher, CEO of Genotop.

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