Our Mission


TEN BIO is dedicated to advancing in vitro science by providing advanced ex vivo human skin models that closely mimic intact living skin. Our technology offers users a reliable alternative to animal testing and thus a more ethical and economic route to market.



Our Key Technology


TEN BIO has developed an innovative product platform in which human skin is cultured under an optimum tension, retaining its physiological complexity, metabolic activity, and structural integrity.

Our ready-to-use full-thickness ex vivo model provides the most realistic platform available to facilitate generation of highly predictive preclinical data.



Our technology is suitable for diverse applications in skin research

providing an enhanced understanding of skin biology

Latest News

Investment enables Ten Bio to establish new skin testing technology in USA

A near-£1 million investment will help University of Dundee spinout company Ten Bio Ltd to commercialise the human skin culture system it developed to provide a viable alternative for many experiments currently performed on animals. Led by TRICAPITAL LTD and with matched funding from Scottish Enterprise, the investment of £911,000 will enable the company to progress its mission to transform the testing of new pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Initial launch of the company’s brand will be in the US, where…

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