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That's right, registration to the 2020 EUROTOX congress taking place September 6-9, 2020, in Copenhagen, Denmark is now open. Hosted by the Danish Society for Toxicology and Pharmacology (DFST), the congress will take place in the spectacular Tivoli Congress Center, inspired by the enchanting Tivoli Gardens, and located in the City Center, only 12 minutes by Metro from the Copenhagen airport, and within walking distance to central city main attractions.

The congress theme “Combined efforts in quest of safer chemicals and medicines” reflects the scientific programme including a variety of topics dealing with safety of drugs and environmental chemicals, new and emerging technologies, personalised medicine, human health effects caused by exposure to chemicals as well as safety issues arising from climate changes.

On behalf of EUROTOX and the local organising committee, we look forward to welcoming you to Copenhagen in 2020.



Calling all members to actively participate in the nomination of potential candidates for EUROTOX awards and Committees. 

2020 EUROTOX MERIT AWARD recognising professionals with a distinguished career in European toxicology. The award recipient is invited to the EUROTOX Copenhagen congress and presented with the award during the opening ceremony. 

2020 BO HOLMSTEDT LECTURE recognising scientists who have made outstanding research contributions to the science of drug or chemical toxicology. The award recipient will be required to present the lecture two times; the first time during the 2020 EUROTOX Copenhagen congress, and then the following year at the SOT annual meeting. 

NOMINATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS (3 slots) for the three-year term 2020-2023. Nomination Committee members propose candidates for Executive Committee office elections.  

SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS to develop and implement approved initiatives in the various EUROTOX SubCommittees: Education (2 slots), Registration (1 slot), and Communication (2 slots).

Read the official call and contact your national toxicology society to submit your nominations. The deadline is January 31, 2020.


Call for Member Societies to submit a letter of intent to host the 2024 EUROTOX Congress.

Member Societies wishing to submit a bid to host the 2024 EUROTOX Congress should sent their letter of intent prepared according the guidelines posted on the EUROTOX website.


EUROTOX invites you to submit your scientific proposal for the EUROTOX 2021 Congress that will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 12-15, 2021. 
The theme of the congress “Toxicology - multidisciplinary science leading to safer and sustainable life”, reflects the inclination to address topics dealing with different disciplines working together, and the diverse perspectives they bring to highlight practices promoting and encouraging the use of new and innovative techniques and strategies, and ensuring a continuous impact to reduce the risks to humans and the environment. Submissions in line with this theme are strongly encouraged. 
All Individual Members, Member Societies, Speciality Sections, and SubCommittees, as well as scientific and industry partners can contribute to ensure a high quality programme and keep the EUROTOX annual congress a reference point for the toxicologists not only in Europe but, also internationally. 
Please submit your scientific proposals using the official form making sure to include the organizer details, the recommended speakers, and a brief presentation for the proposal. Send your proposals to the EUROTOX Secretariat ( by March 1, 2020.

The submission guidelines and template can be downloaded from the EUROTOX website.


Associate Principal Scientist - Toxicology / Preclinical Safety
Translational Medicine Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Join the Translational Medicine Department within the Preclinical Safety/Toxicology team of Debiopharm Group, a global biopharmaceutical group, headquartered in Switzerland. 

The Toxicology team is dedicated to accelerating the development of new therapies for unmet medical needs by selecting the best safest drug candidates.



EU nanomaterials observatory – call for study topics

The EUON carries out up to three studies a year to address information gaps related to nanomaterials on the EU market. The call for topics is open until 15 January 2020. EUON is currently carrying out the following studies that will be conclude next year: 

  • Assessing the public perception of nanomaterials (Q2) 
  • Assessing the dermal absorption of nanomaterials (Q1) 
  • Assessing the reproductive and developmental toxicity of nanomaterials (Q1)
Stay tune for updates!

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