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Updated: Aug 22 2014

InSphero

  • InSphero
  • Wagistrasse 27
  • Schlieren, 8952
  • SWITZERLAND

InSphero is a leading supplier of organotypic in vitro 3D microtissues and 3D focused contract research services, enabling more biologically relevant, highly predictive toxicology and drug efficacy testing.  InSphero’s complete range of solutions for 3D cell culture workflows also includes assay kits, culture media, spheroid imaging equipment, and GravityPLUS™ hanging drop culture plates.  The company, headquartered in Switzerland, with subsidiaries in the USA and in Germany, currently counts all of the top fifteen global pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies as customers. InSphero is certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard for its Quality Management System.

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