The In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform (IVTIP), is an informal platform founded in 1993. Currently it comprises 36 companies from different sectors (assay developers, technology providers, chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies), with significant in vitro testing activities. Most of the IVTIP member companies are from Europe, but IVTIP also has members in Brazil, U.S.A. and Israel. IVTIP is a forum where large, medium and small companies come together in an open atmosphere to present and discuss state of the art science and technology. Our members are genuinely interested in applying in vitro testing for (regulatory) safety assessment or for early decision making in product development.