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 embryos in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology.

Stephan Fischer

Stephan Fischer, CEO

PhD in Environmental Sciences at Eawag and ETH Zürich (Switzerland); pioneer in developing monitoring systems for fresh water and waste water systems by analyzing the expression of stress- and defense genes in fish cell lines, fish embryos and fish.

Melanie Fischer

Melanie Fischer, Partner

MSc (FH) from the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida (Germany) in Environmental Engineering; expert for toxicological tests with fish cell lines and fish embryos, including expertise in organizing and leading round-robin studies.

Kristin Schirmer

Kristin Schirmer, Partner

PhD in Biology from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and Prof. at EPF-Lausanne(Switzerland); trend-setter for the development of alternatives to conventional tests with fish by means of fish cell lines and fish embryos.

Katrin Tanneberger

Katrin Tanneberger, Partner

PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Leipzig (Germany); specialist in developing and optimizing fish cell based toxicity assays