Altar is a biotechnology company active in the field of microbial strain development and enzyme discovery.

Altar was co-founded in 2017 by scientific designer Philippe Marlière, entrepreneur Simon Trancart and long-term investor Michel Marlière in a rebranding process of Heurisko, a company leader in the field of automated genetics in fluidic systems serving the industry for the last 10 years.

Our team gathers seasoned scientists, engineers and technicians skilled in automation, fluidics, molecular biology, microbiology and metabolic design.