Xavier Duportet

Xavier Duportet

Xavier is a PhD Student in Synthetic Biology and Genome Engineering (MIT & INRIA).

He co-founded and is the President of Hello Tomorrow Challenge:

– 2000+ start-ups applications, 100,000€ cash prize for the grand winner,
– raised more than 400,000€,
–  team of 20+ awesome volunteers in Paris & 56 international Ambassadors in 34 countries,
– First Day of Tomorrow in Paris on April 18th, 2014: a 1-day conference dedicated to new technologies empowered by entrepreneurs – 50+ international speakers (tech leaders) – 1500 attendees from all over Europe – dozens of startups – 40 jury members.

Xavier is also Co-Founder & CEO of PhageX: developing smart antibiotics for microbiome precision-editing, incubated at Institut Pasteur, Paris.