Course description

Course type


Course description

The IVF laboratory has many analogies with haute cuisine. Inspired by the burning passion that scientists often have for cooking, this Campus workshop includes topics that, being crucial to assure successful treatment in IVF, can satisfy the most sophisticated palates. Experienced IVF specialists will propose their “recipes” for an IVF laboratory to win a Michelin star, covering subjects such as gamete quality, lab setup, protocol improvement, measurement of performance, cryopreservation and translational science.


Target audience

Embryologists, clinicians, andrologists, and scientists working within reproductive medicine


Expected educational outcomes

  1. Describe and analyse the key factors that determine the success of an IVF laboratory
  2. Integrate knowledge of the science, technology and human factors active in the IVF laboratory environment
  3. Review the multifaceted nature of the IVF laboratory

By completing this course participants should be able to better appreciate the multiplicity and high degree of integration of factors that determine success in the IVF laboratory environment.

Educational methods

  • Lectures
  • Discussions


The official language of the course is English. 

Certificate of attendance

Participants can obtain a certificate of attendance after completing the workshop evaluation. After the course, ESHRE will send an e-mail with the link and more information.