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Organ On A Chip Technology

The Quasi Vivo® system is an advanced interconnected cell culture flow system, engineered to provide in vivo like conditions for cell growth.

Quasi Vivo logo - organ-on-a-chip technology


Kirkstall Ltd. is a biotechnology company, operating within the global organ-on-a-chip market. Established in 2006, our aim is to satisfy the overwhelming need for more human relevant science, brought about by the failures of traditional in vitro research and animal research models.


Quasi Vivo® features in over 15 academic publications across a variety of publications. View more


Fast-track development of an in vitro 3D lung/immune cell model to study Aspergillus infections

Products: QV600

Authors: Chandokar. et al., 2017.
Journal: Scientific Reports. 2017, August.


Symmetry-breaking in branching epithelia: cells on micro-patterns under flow challenge the hypothesis of positive feedback by a secreted autocrine inhibitor of motility.

Products: QV500

Authors: Martin K. et al., 2017.
Journal: Journal of Anatomy. 2017 March.


From the Cover: Disease-Induced Disparities in Formation of the Nanoparticle-Biocorona and the Toxicological Consequences.

Products: QV500

Authors: Shannahan, JH. et al., 2016
Journal: Toxicol Sci. 2016 Aug;152(2):406-16


Quasi Vivo® is commercially available and used in 70+ labs worldwide, below is a sample of case studies from selected users.

Dr Pascale V. Guillot

(University College London, UK)

Professor Jamie Davies

(University of Edinburgh, UK)

Dr Simon A. Whawell

(University of Sheffield, UK)


The Quasi Vivo® system is specifically designed for ease of use and adaptability.

There are 3 different chambers available, giving you a wide variety of applications, including but not limited to:


Eleanor Wheeler

YEAR IN INDUSTRY: ELEANOR WHEELER I’m currently in my first month of my year in industry with Kirkstall which, despite living with partying students and battling the hill starts in my little car in Sheffield, I am thoroughly enjoying! I am an enthusiastic...

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Oana Voloaca

3rd Year BSc Project: "The development of a physiological relevant gastrointestinal human–microbe interface in a novel dual-flow bioreactor." The human microbiome consists of more than 1000 different bacterial species that play essential roles in growth...

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ACTC 2018

ADVANCES IN CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE 2018 We have the pleasure of announcing the dates and location for the next in our annual series of conferences on Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture. Hosted by Kirkstall Ltd, the 2017 conference will be held in...

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