The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) is the leading organisation in Europe that strengthens the scientific network of in vitro toxicologists and promotes in vitro toxicology, both scientifically and educationally in all countries of Europe. This web site will give information on the activities of ESTIV in the field of in vitro toxicology and of alternatives to animal experimentation.
Since the first European Meeting (International Workshop on the Application of Tissue Culture in Toxicology, July 1980, Soesterberg, The Netherlands), in vitro toxicology has aroused increasing interest in Europe, and a new scientific community has developed within this field. In some countries, new scientific societies or research institutes dedicated to in vitro toxicology have been founded.

Formally established in 1994, ESTIV is a society that aims to…. ESTIV's activities encompass:

Click here to find out about ESTIV membership, benefits and rates.


Board Members

Mathieu Vinken-President & ECHA  & Training
Elsa Casimiro-Vice-president
Erwin van Vliet-Treasurer
Iwona Wilk-Zasadna-Secretary
Laura Suter-Dick-Secretary
Helena Kandarova-Newsletter & Communication
Paul Jennings-EC Projects, Elsevier contact & website
Joćo Barroso-Sponsors
Leonora Buzanska-Students
Anne Marie Vinggard-Affiliations
Chantra Eskes-Past-president & ESTAF
Philippe Bourrinet-ESTIV 2016
Mardas Daneshian-ESTIV 2018