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December 4, 2015, Brussels, Belgium
SEURAT-1 Final symposium
More information can be found by clicking here.


November 24-25, 2015, Brussels, Belgium
DETECTIVE final general assembly


September 7-9, 2015, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
SEURAT-1 Summer School – Translating methods into regulatory application
For more information click here.


September 13-16, 2015, Porto, Portugal
Eurotox 2015, 51st Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
For more information click here.

September 20-23, 2015, Linz, Austria
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June 16-18, 2015, Brussels, Belgium
Cosmetics Europe Week
For more information click here.


January 19-20, 2015, Barcelona, Spain
DETECTIVE Annual Meeting


January 21-22, 2015, Barcelona, Spain
Seurat-1 Annual Meeting
Fore more information click here.


January 25-29, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal
Applied in vitro toxicology course in collaboration with The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) and The Portuguese Toxicology Association (APTox)
For more information click here.


September 29-30, 2014, EMBL-EBI in Hinxton, United Kingdom.
diXa Open Conference and Hands-on Training Workshop
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June 10, 2014, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
1st NOTOX Satellite Meeting
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June 8-10, 2014, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
SEURAT-1 Summer School
For more information please visit Seurat-1/Summer-School


June 10-13, 2014, Egmond Aan Zee, The Netherlands
The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) 2014
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March 6-7, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal
The 3rd annual SEURAT-1 cluster meeting


February 5-6, 2013, Barcelona, Spain
The 4th annual SEURAT-1 cluster meeting


September 15-18, 2013, Linz, Austria
Linz 2013, EUSAAT 2013, ESNATS Conference


June 10-14, 2013, Slano, Croatia
DETECTIVE summer school


June 12, 2013, Slano, Croatia
GA meeting (DETECTIVE partners only)


May 16-17, 2013, Paris, France
Workshop on Moving forward in Human Cancer Risk Assessment in the Genomics Era 2.0.
A draft program is available on the HESI website
Online registration is possible here


April 28 – May 1, 2013, Switzerland
Systems Toxicology 2013, From Basic Research to Human Risk Assessment
Flyer is available SysTox2013 flyer


January 16, 2013, Barcelona, Spain
Second HemiBio Winterschool : Concepts of toxicology and risk assessment
Preliminary Programme : PRELIMINARY_PROGRAM_Barcelona


October 25, 2012, Konstanz, Germany
Joint Information Day on Organotypic 3D-cell culture models and engineered tissue
Programme available from end September on following website


March 26-30, 2012, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Toxicogenomics and Systems Toxicology Course
Programme : IMI SafeSciMET-Program_FullBrochure
Brochure : Course Brochure 5 4 IMI-TOXICOGENOMICS
For further information e-mail Dr. John Meerman (


March 20-21, 2012
Joint Convention on the Scientific Roadmap for the Future of animal-free Systemic Toxicity, Crowne Plaza Airport hotel, Brussels, Belgium.
Please note that the participation in this event is free of charge, and that due to the limited number of participants a registration is required. Registration is possible till March 9, 2012. For registration please contact


February 8-9, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
The 2nd annual SEURAT-1 cluster meeting


February 6-7, 2012, Lisbon, Portgal
DETECTIVE General Assembly 2012


November 9, 2011, Brussels, Belgium
EPAA Annual Conference 2011, Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS) and their impact on the 3Rs


August 21-25, 2011, Montréal, Canada
8th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in Life Sciences


  • News

Mathieu Vinken and Vera Rogiers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Belgium) recently edited a book published by Springer entitled 'Protocols in in vitro hepatocyte research'. Further information can be found via this link:

The EPAA Poster Award 2012 goes to COSMOS – one of the SEURAT-1 research projects!

Liverpool John Moores University from COSMOS wins the EPAA Poster Award for 2012 for the poster "An International Cooperative Project Developing Computational Models for Repeated Dose Toxicity" by Dr Andrea-Nicole Richarz. To consult the poster, please download it here.

The EPAA Poster Award is given annually for a poster presented by not-for-profit organizations during the EPAA Annual Conferences. This year, the winner has been awarded by Maurice Whelan, HoU EURL-ECVAM (COACH). For more information on the EPAA Annual Conference 2012 including the Press Release, see the official website.

A DETECTIVE poster presentation has been made by Vera Rogiers, Mathieu Vinken and Jürgen Hescheler at the WC8.
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