Phenocell is a Contract Research Organisation (CRO)

specialized in active ingredient study for Dermo-cosmetic and Pharmaceutical companies. We

  • Validate your claims
  • Determine your compound's activity

We offer a range of next generation in-vitro bioassays and custom solutions thanks to a breakthrough technology the "iPS cells".

iPS cells Technology is the
State of the art for Biossays.
  • Access hard-to-source cells
  • Select donor ethnicity
  • Work with the same source year after year
Your Project, Our Promise.
  • Send your test item, we start within two weeks*
  • Validate your claims with the right assay
  • Closely interact with our experts
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Phenocell's Lab :
  • All assays are performed in our lab
  • One molecular biology and one cellular biology suite
  • Get access to a variety of readouts : qPCR, Flow cytometry,  HTS imaging
Training Session :
  • Learn iPS-derived cell culture
  • Customized hand-on training
  • Closely interact with our experts
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Upcoming Bioassays :
  • Microbiome related assays for acne claims
  • Sensory neuron assays for skin sensitivity claims
  • 3D sebaceous gland model

Next generation in vitro bioassays
based on stem cell-derived models  

Retinal Diseases

Dry AMD Model

Ethnic Skin Claims


Do you have specific R&D needs ?

We are able to do custom-made bioassays for you.

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Our partners

Partner's logo : InsermPartner's logo : BPI FrancePartner's logo : European CommissionPartner's logo : SEAL of excellencePartner's logo : Paris-Saclay InvestPartner's logo : Région SudPartner's logo : Caisse d'épargnePartner's logo : Crédit Agricole Ile de FrancePartner's logo : La Banque Populaire Méditerrannée