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
Chantra Eskes - President & ESTAF
Mathieu Vinken - Vice-President, ECHA & Training
Elsa Casimiro - Secretary
Laura Suter-Dick - Treasurer
Helena Kandárová - Newsletter & Communication
Paul Jennings - EC projects, Elsevier contact and web page
Francesca Caloni - Affiliations
João Barroso - Sponsors
Leonora Buzanska - Students
Jan van der Valk - Organizer ESTIV2014
Philippe Bourrinet  - Organizer ESTIV 2016