Guilhem Tourniaire studied Chemistry in Montpellier, after an industrial placement at Unilever in Liverpool, he decided to further his study in the United Kingdom. He graduated with a Master in Applied Chemistry from Kingston University and then undertook a doctorate in high throughput Chemical Biology under the supervision of Professor Mark Bradley at the University of Edinburgh. After graduating, Guilhem worked for several start-up companies. At Smart Holograms, he worked on the development of biosensors for glucose monitoring. At Altrika, he was project manager and developed biomaterials for stem cell culture and bacterial enrichment. In 2013, he decided to return to France and work as business developer for SCIENION AG where he established a business plan to investigate novel markets and applications related to precision cell dispensing. This latest assignment led to the creation of Cellenion in 2016, and his appointment as Scientific and Managing director of Cellenion, a SCIENION subsidiary based in Lyon, specialized in the fields of single-cell isolation and bioprinting.