We aim to tackle the upcoming research challenges by enabling collaboration, organizing data and managing ressources.

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Doriane team

The team

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Frederic Royer
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Co-founder, CEO
Agronomy and software engineer, Fred founded Doriane in the 1980's to bring researchers the tools to handle data and optimize processes. At the cutting-edge of technologies, he guides Doriane
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Agronomy
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Florence Royer
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Co-founder, HR and administration
Florence (Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Paris V with a diploma in product developement and marketing C.N.A.M). Since the creation of Doriane in 1987, she has contributed to the future of R&D in life sciences.
  • Paintings
  • Botany
  • Traveling
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Tristan D.
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Business & agronomy manager
Tristan has a background in agronomy and iT background. He is a sales manager, responsible for sales activities and its development. His international mission is a way to bring technological answers to plant research.
  • Latin dances
  • Travelling
  • Botany
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Clément B.
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Business & agronomy engineer
With a background in agronomy science, Clément brings his added value in genetic science and agro-economy at the service of sales.
  • Traveller
  • Environmentalist
  • Epicurean
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Rudy M.
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Business & agronomy engineer
Thanks to an agronomy & IT Background, Rudy manages affairs from the prospecting to the selling. He takes at heart to enhance R&D in plant sector with new technologies.
  • Sports
  • New technologies
  • Biology

                                                                                                                                                             

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Romain R.
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Marketing manager
Naturalist fond of Insects, Romain promotes Doriane and RnDExperience on congresses and on the web, with a penchant for blog articles and LinkedIn posts.
  • Entomology
  • Balcony gardening
  • Humour
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Pascal P.
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Technical manager
Pascal has an IT background. He is the Technical Manager and in charge of the Editor, System-Network and Consulting departments. He is responsible for the success of the implementation projects of the RnDExperience suite
  • Soccer
  • Gardening
  • Diy

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David Z.
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Expert consultant
With a dual background in biology and computer science, David Zinn analyzes customer needs, implements our solutions, trains and assists users, audits the parameters and makes them evolve.
  • Gaming
  • Hiking
  • Fencing
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Gabriel N.
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Expert consultant
Audit and analysis of customer needs, setting up, technical support and maintenance of our solutions, SQL databases management, Business Intelligence, software quality control, administrators and end users training.
  • DJ-ING
  • Travelling
  • Bikes
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Thibaut B.
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Junior consultant
With a background in Data science and Statistics, Thibaut assists in analyzing customer’s needs, technical support, management of SQL databases, Business Intelligence and the training of end users.
  • Cooking
  • Travelling
  • Music
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Mathilde C.
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Junior consultant
With a background in Statistics, Mathilde works with analyzing customer’s needs, technical support, SQL databases management end users training.
  • Travelling
  • Pilate
  • Shopping
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Azmi R.
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Junior consultant
Passionate about data management and business intelligence, Azmi helps set up and configure Doriane products, provides technical support and advising our clients on pre-sales and after-sales.
  • Archeology
  • Reading
  • sport
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Maxime B.
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System-network engineer
Maxime is the system and network administrator in charge of maintaining and developping Doriane's IT system, as well as managing the cloud infrastructure provided to it's customers.
  • Aikido
  • Free camping
  • Singing
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Armelle N.
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System-network assistant
Armelle is a trainee, studying for a Master's degree in security and IT. She is in charge of proposing IT solutions that can improve the existing network.
  • Reading
  • Gardening
  • Biking
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Victor G.
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R&D engineer, editor
With his experience in computer graphics and game programming, he joined Doriane to take on new challenges and bring innovative solutions to the RnDExperience software suite.
  • Japan
  • Climbing
  • Video games
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Sarah M.
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R&D engineer, editor
Sarah has a general background in systems engineering, software and web development. She enjoys learning and evolving in a constantly changing technological world and offering solutions meeting customers’ needs.
  • Exploring
  • Reading
  • Snorkeling
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Yann Martin D.
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R&D engineer assistant, editor
Yann is in charge of improving the software quality of RnDExperience suite during his apprenticeship in Master of computer sciences.
  • Basket
  • Piano
  • Gaming
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Rony Charles D.
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PhD thesis, editor
Rony has a background in computer science as well as several years of experience in software development. He recently started his journey as a researcher in AI and plant breeding and is contributing to Doriane's products
  • Reading
  • Basket ball
  • Travelling/exploring
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Nassim B.
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PhD thesis, editor
Nassim has a software and system engineering background. He is pursuing a PhD on Usage driven software tailoring and contributes to the evolution of Doriane's products.
  • Aviation
  • Languages
  • DIY
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Justine G.
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Accountant and executive assistant
Justine deals with internal administrative management and accountings of the company. She’s fond of wide-open natural spaces. She likes meeting new people, spending evenings with friends and helping others.
  • Open-mind
  • Nature
  • Positive attitude
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Our history

+1000
users
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2022

Revamping of RnDExp Mobile

RnDExpMobile, the notation app, has been redesigned to facilitate work in the field, it is part of our vocation to offer integrated solutions for maintaining the integrity of R&D data: User Feedback and UX have been considered to modernize the interface and improve usability.
+900
users
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2021

New platform to report crop R&D data for product development

Web-based and connected to your central R&D database, RnDExp-Viz allows the visualization of comparison profile data in the form of dynamic graphs. We know the challenges of supporting decision-making on big data and we want to contribute to them through these intuitive graphical solutions.
+800
users
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2016

RnDExperience

On the occasion of the software update integrating a new system to help users share experiences, Doriane's applications became RnDExperience™.
+600
users
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2013

First users in Asia

Since 2013 and the installation of RnDExperience breeding software at DBN Biotechnology Center, two other Chinese organizations have been equipped with Doriane's IT system to handle their breeding and testing data: The cotton leader Bio-T in 2015 and the seed company JSNH in 2016.
+550
users
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2010

ISO 901 Certified

The whole Doriane team is quality certified by the internationally recognized quality management system standard ISO 9001:2008 edition. And since 2018 we are certified ISO 9001:2015. Click here to read why following quality processes leads us to improve the quality of RnDExp™ applications, services we deliver to customers as well as all internal processes such as software edition, administration and sales.
+500
users
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2009

3rd generation of software (LabKey™ 2.0)

LabKey V3 is the result of a complete revamping of the standard software, notably for the Windows XP interface and features. Rewriting the code of our products every 15 years or so is part of Doriane's methodology: We call this "following the software life cycle".
+450
users
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2008

First american users

At the end of the 2000's decade, researchers are using Doriane software all around Europe, and we already attend several Seed Trade congresses in the USA such as the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego (read our scientific publications) and the American Seed Trade Association Seed Expo in Chicago. We start to install our software in breeding and testing departments of american organizations: GoldSmith Seeds in 2008 (USA) La Coop Fédérée in 2010 (Canada) A Cocoa research center for the Food Industry in 2011 (Brazil)
+350
users
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2002

2nd generation software for breeding and testing (LabKey™)

In 2001 the software runs in a Windows environment, thus becomes easier to install and to connect with external devices. Moreover, it combines Testing software and Breeding software features. Click here for more details in the LabKey™ pdf brochure At the same time, Doriane releases a new version of the data collection software CatchKey™.
100
users
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1994

1st generation of standard software (AgroEx™ and CatchKey™)

First standard agronomy testing software under DOS environment, AgroEx™ was mainly designed for monitoring agronomy experimentation. CatchKey™ was the ancestor of RnDExp Mobile, the offline notation app. Rewriting the code of our products every 10 years or so is part of Doriane's methodology: We call this "following the software life cycle" ^^
50
users
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1985

Foundation by Fred and Florence Royer

In 1985, Fred and Florence Royer buy the first computer Olivetti M24 with 3 other associates for various professional projects, among them building a R&D software to centralize agronomical data with a strong statistical heart. 1986 saw the beginnings of DORIANE and the appearance of its first products in the field of agronomy. On the picture you can see Fred during a work experience on Millet (setaria italica) breeding at the end of his studies (Masters Degree in plant improvement with Pr Pernès, Paris - Orsay University in France).

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