Business Units

Ictyolane Adjuvants

Our experts bring decades of combined expertise in adjuvant technology, enabling the development of new injectable oil adjuvants for livestock vaccines. They also excel in formulating innovative approaches suitable for mass vaccination, including in-ovo, mucosal and oral administration.

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Tilapia Health

Ictyodev specializes in tailor-made product development for enhancing tilapia health, encompassing both vaccine and feed additive domains. At the core of our expertise lies the establishment of standardized challenge models, ensuring a rigorous evaluation of efficacy and safety for all tested products.

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We offer extensive diagnostic services for tilapia health, utilizing quantitative PCR for the detection of most bacterial and viral pathogens. Our comprehensive approach also includes the innovative Ictyocard, a technology without geographical limitations.

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About Ictyodev

Based in France, we function as an independent animal health laboratory, focusing on three primary areas:

  1. Developing and bringing to market vaccine adjuvants for various farmed animal species.
  2. Conducting contract research and providing services in tilapia health, functioning as both a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and a Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) for safety and potency vaccine batch release.
  3. Delivering tailored diagnostic solutions for tilapia.

Our team

Cédric Komar

General Director

Veterinarian, executive MBA from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU), Manager of the Aqua Business Unit of a MSD Animal Health in Asia for eight years. Introduced the first tilapia vaccines on the market.

Lauke Labrie

Scientific Director

Veterinarian with a specialized MSc in Aquatic Veterinary Studies, responsible for fish vaccine development for MSD Animal Health in Singapore for eight years. Four patents in vaccinology.

Laurent Dupuis

Galenic and Innovations Director

PhD, 20 years of business experience in adjuvant product development and as a commercial manager for animal adjuvants.

Stéphane Ascarateil

Adjuvant Business Manager

Biochemist, 22 years of business experience in adjuvant technology and manufacturing as a laboratory manager, development manager and manager of injectable products.

Beatriz Miguelena Chamorro

Associate Scientific Director

Veterinarian specialized in immunology, bacteriology and mucosal vaccines. Possesses an MSc in Vaccinology and a PhD with a focus on advancing mucosal vaccine research and immune response monitoring.

Christelle Portier

Administrative Officer

Master’s in management and finance – 20 years’ experience. Enjoys cooking.

Fanny Poncet

Quality Assurance Officer

Professional license in quality management – 20 years’ experience. DYI specialist.

Anne Olivier

Laboratory Assistant

University Technology Diploma in Biological Engineering – 12 years’ experience – marathon runner.

Guilaine Michard

Laboratory Assistant

Biological engineer – 10 years’ experience. Loves to travel.

Emma Belhout

Laboratory Assistant

Advanced technician certificate in chemistry – passionate about crochet and climbing.

Julien Pantel

Animal Husbandry Manager

Advanced Technician’s certificate in aquaculture – 16 years’ experience – team leader. Loves to spend time with his kids.

Antoine Beaufol

Animal Husbandry Specialist

Advanced Technician’s certificate in aquaculture – 5 years’ experience – Passionate about fishing.

Alain Calais

Animal Husbandry Specialist

Postgraduate specialized studies diploma in aquaculture – 20 years’ experience – hatchery specialist – passionate about aquariophily.

Espoir Soude

Animal Husbandry Specialist

Master of Science in aquaculture – 5 years’ experience – passionate about music.


Security Officer

MSc in Security – 7 years’ experience- free hugs.


Customer-centric approach powered by science

Decade of existence
Years combined expertise

GMP and other accreditations

These accreditations underscore Ictyodev’s unwavering commitment to attaining the utmost standards of quality, demonstrating our dedication to excellence.

ICTYODEV is GMP certified by the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (ANMV) and National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES), the competent authority in France with regards to veterinary medicinal products.

We have obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification in 2022 regarding the manufacturing of excipients for veterinary products.

In 2023, we achieved EXCiPACT® certification for the manufacturing of oil excipients dedicated to pharmaceutical use.



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