Toxys is a Dutch biotech company that provides innovative in vitro toxicity screening solutions to rapidly identify hazardous and potential carcinogenic properties of novel compounds during the early phases of product and drug development.


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Paula van Rossum

Greatly improved metabolising system for ToxTracker

5 July 2018 - ToxTracker is an in vitro assay that provides detailed insight into the mode-of-action of genotoxic compounds. The assay is generally performed in the absence and presence of a metabolising system. Metabolic activation of compounds is included following the industry standard by...

Paula van Rossum

Collaboration with Health Canada and University of Swansea to implement quantitative analysis of ToxTracker results for human risk assessment

Toxys has started a collaboration with Health Canada and the University of Swansea to implement the Quantitative Analysis tool PROAST for ToxTracker results. There is growing interest in quantitative analysis of in vitro genetic toxicity dose‐response data, and use of point‐of‐departure (PoD) metrics such as the...

Giel Hendriks

Read our latest publication about the ToxTracker assay

Just before the end of 2015, our most recent scientific description and validation of the ToxTracker technology got accepted for publication by the journal Toxicological Sciences. The publication reports on the ToxTracker assay for mechanistic genotoxicity screening. By utilising a panel of reporter genes that are...

Giel Hendriks

Toxys joins IVTIP

Toxys recently joined the In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform (IVTIP). IVTIP is an informal platform that was founded in 1993 and currently comprises 42 companies from different sectors (assay developers, technology providers, chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies), with significant in vitro testing activities. Most of the...

Giel Hendriks

Toxys receives award for best business plan

Today at the SME event from HollandBio, Toxys received the award for best business plan as part of the BioBusiness Masterclass. A jury of experts in Life Sciences acknowledged the strong technology and business opportunities at Toxys. The award is a great support for Toxys...