Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting European Organ-on-Chip Society ( ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 30 2022)

Annual Meeting EUROoCS 2022

The upcoming annual EUROoCS Conference 2022 will be held in Grenoble in France on 4 and 5 July 2022, where the most recent results related to research, development and application of Organ-on-Chip (OoC) will be presented and discussed.

Xavier Gidrol and Fabrice Navarro from CEA in Grenoble will be the Conference Chairs.




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Details on Keynotes, Registration, Abstract submission, Venue see below

Conference Chairs

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GDR Microfluidics

EUROoCS Meeting 2022 Other Sponsors

Zeiss (keynote)


The EUROoCS 2022 conference is a scientific meeting covering all aspects related to research, development and application of OoC. Topics such as (multi)-organ and disease models, organoids-on-chip, PBPK modeling, technology platforms, read-out assays, standardization and qualification, regulatory aspects and toxicity among others, will be addressed.


The format of the conference:

– Two-day meeting, including a member’s meeting
– Keynote lectures
– Parallel sessions
– Interactive poster session
– Award ceremony
– Exhibition booths
– Plenty opportunities for interaction, networking, exchanging results

Abstract submission (extended to 30 april)

Your abstracts should be limited to a 1-page format according to the following template: EUROoCS 2022 Abstract Template

Please upload your abstract via the following link.

30 April 2022 Deadline for abstract submission
  1 June 2022  Notice to authors

Please note that all accepted abstracts will be made freely available for all congress participants so do not include any confidential material. Submitted abstracts will be selected either for an oral presentation or for the interactive poster session.

For questions contact the organizers at


More info will follow soon


Confirmed keynote speakers (for short biography click image):


Ofra Benny Ronald Dekker

Stephanie Descroix Jason Ekert

Christian Maass Nuria Montserrat


Special Sessions

Session I: Qualification and standardization
This session on July 4th, organized by the EUROoCS Regulatory Advisory Board (RAB), will inform you about the activities on Organ-on-Chip standardization in Europe, will answer your questions about qualification, and will update you about important regulatory steps in the field of Organ-on-Chip.

Session II: Company challenges
This session on July 4th, initiated by the EUROoCS Industrial Advisory Board (IAB), enables companies to discuss a specific challenge of their choice with experts from the EUROoCS community. This is a great chance for the companies to inform developers and/or other stakeholders about existing gaps and challenges relevant to the company as well as to gather feedback on (potential) solutions and/or pave the way for future collaborations.

To maximize the chance for interactions and mutual benefits, the EUROoCS organizing team will provide a room where each company has its own reserved space, will announce the challenges in the conference program as well as inform the participants about the session on site. Participation is for free.


Companies that are interested in the ‘Company challenge’ session can send a clear depiction of their challenge (max 100 words)  to at the latest on May 15 2022. Please mention ’Company Challenge’ in the heading.

Special Poster Corner

Following the online presentations of the Nation-wide Organ-on-Chip Communities at the EUROoCS 2022 conference, the EUROoCS 2022 Scientific Program Committee would like to highlight the progress of these national initiatives again by setting up a special corner during the Poster session. Of course, there is also room for such initiatives from other countries.


Contact persons from countries who would like to expose their nation-wide community can express their interest by sending an email to at the latest on May 15 2022. Please mention ’Nation-wide Community’ in the heading.

Social Event

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Spectacular evening at Fort Bastille on July 4th

Experience a wonderful trip by cable car to the Bastille with view on the mountains, and enjoy the French cuisine in the  Room Lesdiguières, a magnificent room bent in freestones dating from the 19th century. Situated on the high part of the fort, it possesses wide plate glass windows which open to the South on the massif of Vercors.

Don’t miss the live music by the Jazz band ‘Lygah’ and the artistic surprise for an unforgettable evening in Grenoble!


Register here

Special reduced fees will be available to members of EUROoCS.
No EUROoCS member yet? Please first register as a new member and benefit from discount for the EUROoCS 2022 meeting.

EUROoCS members:
– Seniors: 250 € (+ 50 € late registration after 15 June 2022)
– Students: 150 € (+ 50 € late registration after 15 June 2022)

Non-society members:
– Seniors: 350 € (+ 50 € late registration after 15 June 2022)
– Students: 200 € (+ 50 € late registration after 15 June 2022)

More information about registration will become available soon.

Note: Please note that registration to the conference is personal and binding. Registrations are neither refundable nor transferable to another colleague, for non-attendance or any other reason.

This month, EUROoCS members receive a mail from the financial administration with the invoice for the EUROoCS membership 2022.
Only EUROoCS members who paid their membership fee can benefit from discount for the annual EUROoCS 2022 conference. This will be checked before the conference by the EUROoCS administration.


30 April 2022 – Deadline Abstract Submission
1  June 2022 – Notice to authors
15 June 2022 – Deadline Early Bird Registration


During the prize ceremony several awards will be presented to the prize winners. These researchers will be put in the spotlight and get the opportunity to present themselves and their research on the EUROoCS website and in the EUROoCS newsletter.

Next generation EUROoCS travel awards for students

The European Organ-on-Chip Society offers 10 travel grants to highly motivated students that are co-authors of accepted abstracts for the EUROoCS 2022 conference in Grenoble (France) on 4 and 5 July this year. Read more


For EUROoCS 2022 three sponsor packages are available: gold, silver and bronze.
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact the organizers for further information via


The conference venue for EUROoCS 2022 will be the World Trade Center in Grenoble (5-7 Place Robert Schuman, 38000 Grenoble).

The World Trade Center Congress Center organizes the conference in compliance with the health protocol in order to receive the public in the best sanitary conditions and according to the regulations in force.

Grenoble welcomes you
Located in the heart of the French Alps, Grenoble is the place to hold the EUROoCS 2022 meeting for its ideal geographical situation and its well-established position as one of the European technological hubs. Grenoble is a city rooted in history and knowledge that offers many assets for the organization of an international scientific conference. With its numerous universities, engineering schools, laboratories and research facilities, Grenoble is the second largest scientific center in France. CEA, a French Research & Technology Organization (RTO), is a key player of Grenoble with its main mission to produce, incorporate and transfer science and technology to help resolve societal challenges (healthcare, IT, energy, living standards economic competitiveness). Grenoble also comprises several University Hospital Centers and Innovative Medical Centers (Clinatec), Research Institutes (Neuroscience Institute (GIN)), Institute of Structural Biology (IBS), Institute for Advanced Biosciences (IAB), Laboratory of Medical Engineering (TIMC)) and industries. It is the 2nd French regional research center with 25.000 researchers, 5 major European instruments (ILL, ESRF) and 8 national research organizations (including CEA).

Grenoble is also-well known in France for:
– A lively and open to the world metropolis
– 2 regional natural parks and 1 national natural park
– breath-taking landscape all year round
– a wide range of outdoors activities for your incentive
– more than 2.000 hours of sunlight per year (as much as Bordeaux)

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel suggestions in Grenoble, including the route how to get to the World Trade Center, can be found here,
The hotels vary in price and distance to the WTC, but all hotels are reachable by a short walk or by taking the tram.

How to get to Grenoble?
Whether you come by plane, train or car, Grenoble is connected to Europe and the world.
– 3 international airports nearby (Lyon, Geneva, Grenoble)
– Paris just 3 hours by high-speed TGV train
– a high-performance public transport network: 90% of hotels is accessible by tram

For detailed travel information see here.

Tramway and bus in Grenoble
Download the tramway and bus stops map here.

For more information about Grenoble please look at the movie.

Scientific program committee

Xavier Gidrol (chair, CEA, France)
Fabrice Navarro (chair, CEA, France)
Dries Braeken (EUROoCS Board/ imec, Belgium)
Madalena Cipriano (University of Tübingen, Germany)
Stephanie Descroix (University of Paris Institut Curie, France)
Suzy Fitzpatrick (EUROoCS Regulatory Advisory Board/FDA, USA)
Jochen Kühnl (EUROoCS Industrial Advisory Board/Beiersdorf, Germany)
Martin Raasch (EUROoCS Board/Dynamic42, Germany)
Maria Tenje (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Janny van den Eijnden-van Raaij (EUROoCS Board/ hDMT, The Netherlands)

Local organizing committee

Xavier Gidrol, Fabrice Navarro, Frédéric Bottausci, Julie Bourget, Patrice Caillat, Flora Clément, Marie-Line Cosnier, Remco Den Dulk, Yves Fouillet, Vincent Haguet, Camille Laporte, Sylvie Millet, Amandine Pitaval, Karine Raymond-Lebrin, Emily Tubbs


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