2020 ESTIV In Vitro Applied Training Course


The ESTIV 2020 Training course will be organised in collaboration and technical support of Belgian Society of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology (BELTOX). The 2020 Course follows the rules and established form of 6-days ESTIV Applied Training Course and includes practical demonstrations of the selected in vitro methods. This course is recognized by EUROTOX as eligible for European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) accreditation.


The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) is the leading organisation in Europe that strengthens the scientific network of in vitro and in silico toxicologists, and promotes in vitro and in silico toxicology both scientifically and educationally in all countries of Europe. Formally established in 1994, ESTIV aims to encourage research and use of 3R-alternative methodologies, to advance education and training of in vitro and in silico toxicology, to foster scientific exchange on in vitro and in silico toxicology, to strengthen the scientific network and facilitate communication between academia, industry and regulators, and to cooperate with similar organizations and societies. ESTIV membership is free for bachelor, master and (post)doctoral students. The membership fee is €30 for individual members and €18 for members of affiliated societies.

Membership benefits are:

  • Reduced registration fee for ESTIV congresses, workshops and courses.
  • Reduced membership fee for affiliated societies.
  • Reduced fee for the official journal of ESTIV Toxicology In Vitro.
  • Free access to ESTIV newsletters and admission to the ESTIV e-mail network.
  • Membership of the ESTIV Facebook page and LinkedIn.

For membership applications, please consult the ESTIV website (www.estiv.org) or contact the ESTIV Membership liaison (helena.kandarova@outlook.sk). For other ESTIV related questions please contact secretary@estiv.org

The Belgian Society of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology (BelTox) intends to improve the practices in hazard and risk assessment of chemicals in Belgium by promoting the regular exchange of science among students and professionals from scientific institutions, academia, authorities, industry, consulting companies and contract research organisations in the fields of toxicology and ecotoxicology. The scope of its activities includes the study of potential adverse effects to health and the environment of a large variety of natural and man-made substances. BelTox was officially established in 1989 and is member of the European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX). For more information about the society, activities and membership applications, please consult the BelTox website (www.beltox.be) or contact the BelTox secretary (admin@beltox.be).