Swiss Society of Toxicology

The community of experts in Switzerland for research and safety assessment of xenobiotics, such as chemicals and biologicals.

Who We Are

Swiss Society of Toxicology

The mission of the society is to protect the health and safety of humans, animals and the environment by working toward the following goals:

Goals of the Swiss Society of Toxicology

- Promoting research and implementation of new toxicological approaches for risk assessment.
- Providing and supporting education and training in the field of toxicology.
- Creating forums for exchange of knowledge, ideas, experiences and to promote networking.
- Representing Toxicology as a professional discipline.
- Recognizing the valuable contributions of members to the field and community of toxicologists, and promoting their impact.
- Collaborating with toxicological and related societies around the world. 

Swiss Registry of Toxicology

The registry consists of highly qualified professionals with high responsibility standards. It also allows their European registration.

Goals of the Swiss Registry of Toxicology

- Seize professionals with qualitatively high training degree and responsibility.
- Consider the variety of the basic training.
- Enable an European-wide acknowledgment.
- Complement and not compete against profession-specific training (physician, veterinarians, pharmacists). 
- Protect the profession of the toxicologists on one hand and acquaint it with a broad public on the other hand.

Upcoming Events

7th SST Scientific Exchange Forum
June 4, 2024

We are very happy to announce the date of the seventh SST scientific exchange forum! As always, participation will be free of charge. We are currently in planning phase, as soon as we have more information, we will send out a newsletter.

Eurotox Congress 2024
September 8-11, 2024

The 58th Eurotox Congress will be hosted by the Danish Society of Toxicology and Pharmacology and will take place in Copenhagen. The congress theme “Toxicology – A Quest for safe Chemicals and Medicines” reflects the congress programme including a variety of topics.

8th SST Scientific Exchange Forum
September 19, 2024

We are very happy to announce the date of the eighth SST scientific exchange forum! As always, participation will be free of charge. We are currently in planning phase, as soon as we have more information, we will send out a newsletter.

SST Annual Meeting 2024
November 14, 2024

The SST Annual Meeting 2024 will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Basel. We are currently working on the Agenda of this year's Annual Meeting and we are trying to implement some improvements to enhance the overall experience. We will share  additional information as soon as we have them. 

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