About us

History:

2001

Opening of laboratory facility to develop 3-D skin models using human primary cells

2002

Implementation of Quality Management System DIN ISO 9001:2008

2004

Launch of epidermal skin model EST-1000

2005

International ring trial for skin corrosivity testing according to OECD TG 431

1st international symposium "Skin In Vitro" hosted and organized by CellSystems

2006

Submission of skin corrosivity dossier to ECVAM

2007

2nd international symposium "Skin In Vitro" hosted and organized by CellSystems

2008

Process optimization for production upscale

2009

EST-1000 endorsed by ESAC as stand-alone method for skin corrosion according to OECD TG 431

2010

Installation of new class B clean rooms for mass skin model production

3rd international symposium "Skin In Vitro" hosted and organized by CellSystems

2011 

International ring trial for skin irritation testing according to OECD TG 439

2012 

Submission of skin irritation dossier to ECVAM

2013 

Introduction of the epiCS® family brand for the EST-1000 technology

epiCS®-M - launch of epidermal skin model with melanocytes

epiCS® - first commercial skin model - used in an integrated testing strategy (ITS) to address skin sensitisation and potency

2014

Endorsement of ESAC as stand-alone method for skin irritation testing according to OECD TG 439 expected