who we are
Founded in 2012 in Brussels, Altertox is a PME active in promoting alternatives to animal testing in toxicology and 3RS (Replace, Reduce, Refine). Based on its strong expertise in in vitro/in silico methods with the up-to-date methods and the best experts, Altertox has developed a large portfolio in the area of alternatives to animal testing.
To MAKE people better scientists by continuous education and access to the last updates regarding in vitro/in silico method development using several pillars:
- Organization of hands-on training, webinar, Master Class or Skill4science trainings with the best experts
- Organization of Congress
- European lab tour to discover specific methods (“à la carte” training)
- EU calls focused on in vitro toxicology (communication and dissemination of results)
- Public affairs
- Business analysis and guided advice on alternative methods consolidation for European stakeholders
- Implication in research projects on compliance of Member states on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
- Creation of a community sharing same values through blogs, lunchtalks and posts
Meet the team
Founder & CEO
Dr. Busquet is a French toxicologist with a PhD in Life Sciences (TU Dresden, Germany; 2008) and a Master Degree of Sciences in Biotechnology (ENSTBB, France; 2003).
He founded ALTERTOX in 2012.
EU Project Manager
Holding a PhD in Medical Biology (Brussels, Belgium), Dr Belot has more than 15 years expertise in in vitro toxicology testing. She’s now Altertox EU Project Manager, organizing trainings to promote the use of alternatives to animal tests.
Holding a master’s degree in Ethics, economics and society (CEERE, Strasbourg), Valentin Salamone has specialized in the field of animal ethics by targeting the regulation and use of animals in Research. He is now in charge of training for Altertox, coordinating the training
Aurélia Anssens joined the Altertox Academy team in January 2018 as the Communication Manager.
She is mainly responsible for all graphic productions such as the new graphic identity of ALTERTOX, flyers, newsletter and programs.
EU Project Communication Coordinator.
Holding a Master Degree of Political Sciences (IEP, Toulouse), Jeanne Laperrouze joined Altertox in January 2021 as EU Project Communication Coordinator. She is responsible for media outreach to promote science, alternatives to animal testing and risk assessment in toxicology.