Awarded Programs

Awarded Programs

2021 — 2022

Open call closed — information on the awarded programs to come

2019 — 2020

Axe 1 : Development of the cell toxicology program VALITOX - AOP (Anti Oxidant Power).


Propose an alternative method without animal testing in the regulatory field of acute oral toxicity in humans.

Axe 2 : Bio-printing of human tissue — Poietis in partnership with AOP.


Partnership for the application the LUCS / VALITOX technology on bio-printing human tissue.

2017 — 2018

Development of a “mini-brain” based on stem cells — Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine / University of Luxembourg.


To deepen research on Parkinson’s disease through the use of 2 models : a three-dimensional neural network in culture and a complex human brain organoid.

2015 — 2016

Axe 1 : New synthetic skin pattern — Laboratoire Atoxigen.


Test chemical compounds (such as those used in the composition of household products) currently still tested on animals.

Axe 2 : Support for the 2014 – 2015 award with the purchase of a 3D printer for mini-lung modeling — Oncothéis and Epithelix.


Perform measurements of the effects of electronic cigarettes.

2013 — 2014

Three-dimensional modeling of cancerous tumors using human tissue — Oncothéis and Epithelix.


OncoCilAirTM Complex Human Lung in-vitro model reproduces respiratory tissue for a better bnderstanding of normal cell / cancer cell interactions for drug development.

In 2014, Epithelix distributed 25,000 tissues instead of 25,000 rats.