Please find below useful links within the in vitro community activities relevant to the area of advanced in vitro exposure systems for inhalation and skin exposure.
AltTox.org Website dedicated to advancing non-animal methods of toxicity testing through online discussion and information exchange.
CAAT Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
CleanAir CleanAir network competencies and promote technologies to improve air quality.
C3-Projekt Within carbon concrete composite project the innovative construction material carbon-concrete is being investigated under various considerations. VITROCELL® is part of group “health, occupational safety and environment” to investigate influence towards health of carbon concrete. VITROCELL® develops an Abrasive Dust Generator and an Automated Exposure Station with integrated dosimetry tools for the project.
ecopa European consensus-platform for alternatives. The concept of consensus between the parties concerned, i.e. animal welfare, industry
EURL ECVAM European Union Reference Laboratory on Alternatives to Animal Testing
Eurotox Association of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology
FRAME Fund for the replacement of animals in medical experiments
ICCVAM USA Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods
IIVS The Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc. is a non-profit research and testing laboratory dedicated to the advancement of in vitro (non-animal) methods worldwide. Please have a look at the overview of activities in inhalation research here.
ITC At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC) is investigating the impact of aerosols (combustion derived aerosols, nanoparticles) to cell cultures exposed at the air-liquid interface.
NanoMILE Project VITROCELL® is partner of this prestigious EU funded project. Engineered nanomaterial mechanisms of interactions with living systems and the environment: a universal framework for safe nanotechnology
Nano Safety Cluster The Cluster is an initiative of the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) to maximize collaboration, outcome and impact of projects within the cluster.
PETA PETA Science Consortium International e.V. advances the use and development of non-animal testing methods and strategies with a particular interest in inhalation toxicity.