aQuaTox-Solutions GmbH is a privately owned and independent start-up founded in November 2016 based at Wallisellen (Switzerland). We are a highly motivated team of ecotoxicologists who care about the water quality of our lakes and streams. Together, we have 50 years of experience in developing and establishing alternative testing strategies using fish cell lines and fish embyos in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology.
Stephan Fischer, CEO
Phd from Eawag and ETH (Switzerland); pioneer in developing monitoring systems for water bodies and waste waters using expression patterns of stress genes in fish, fish cells and fish embyos
Melanie Knöbel, Partner
Msc (FH) from University of Applied Sciences Mittweida (Germany) in environmental engineering; leading scientist in ring trials for fish cell and fish embryo based assays
Kristin Schirmer, Partner
PhD in Biology from University of Waterloo (Canada); Head of Department of Environmental Toxicology at Eawag; Prof. at EPFL and lecturer at ETHZ (Switzerland); pioneer in developing fish cell and embryo based assays as alternatives to convential tests using fish