<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/RW/lyon-economic-news/index.jsp?lang=1&amp;id=6746&amp;title=lyon-biopole-pole-centre-recherche-scientifique-news-ACCINOV-S-IMPLANTE-A-LYON-ET-BENEFICIE-DES-SERVICES-DE-L-ADERLY-POUR-SON-DEVELOPPEMENT-COMMERCIAL" target=_blank><STRONG>AcCInov</STRONG></A>, <SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: ‘Arial’,’sans-serif’; FONT-SIZE: 9pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">the <STRONG>new booster site for&nbsp;</STRONG></SPAN><A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/pharmaceutique_biotech/index,p,100044,FR.jsp" target=_blank><STRONG>biotech</STRONG></A>&nbsp;start-ups, was inaugurated at the beginning of November in the <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/centre-recherche-et/developpement-france,p,21,FR.jsp" target=_blank>Gerland</A>&nbsp;area of Lyon, at the centre of the&nbsp;<A title="" href="http://www.lyonbiopole.com/" target=_blank>Lyonbiop&#244;le</A> world competitiveness cluster. The site consists of a four-story 6,500 sq. metre building which was delivered by Nexity to the Greater Lyon "SEM Patrimoniale" urban development company&nbsp;.&nbsp;The building houses offices, 3 bio-production units and 24 laboratories.&nbsp; </P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>The objective of AcCInov is to<STRONG> facilitate the journey from R&amp;D through to industrial production for start-ups using the platform. The platform offers them the opportunity to &#8220;<EM>develop their project in one or two years, in flexible premises</EM>&#8221;,</STRONG> stated Philippe Archinard, President of Lyonbiop&#244;le. As Philippe Ch&#234;ne, President of AcCInov, pointed out, the facility works on a<EM> &#8220;plug and play&#8221;</EM> system, whereby businesses using the facility can simply bring their equipment along, plug it in and get to work.&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><BR><A title="" href="http://www.bioaster.com/" target=_blank>The&nbsp;BioAster IRT </A>(Institute of Technological Research dedicated to infectiology and microbiology) is the first to take up a place on the platform. AcCInov should be hosting between 15 and 20 businesses by 2015. </P>