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The Nordic IVF-Laboratory Society, commonly called NILS, was founded in the 1990s.

The main objective of the society is to serve as a platform for Nordic laboratory professionals within the field of reproductive medicine. This aim is met by arranging scientific meetings every second year, with the Nordic countries taking turns as hosts.

The Nordic IVF Laboratory Society (NILS)

20th Meeting in Copenhagen

May 3rd-4th, 2024


The Nordic IVF Laboratory Society (NILS) hereby welcomes you to the 20th Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.


The meeting will take place at Rigshospitalet. For accommodation hotel rooms have been prebooked for participants at Hotel Wakeup Copenhagen (Bernstorffsgade 35) located directly in the city of Copenhagen and approximately 25 minutes (10 km) from Copenhagen international airport.


Registration fee for the meeting including workshop/special sessions will be 130 €. Travel costs and the accommodation will be paid by participants themselves.

At this meeting we will focus on the following exciting subjects (Scientific program):

  • Future of the Male infertility treatment
  • Sperm quality and DNA fragmentation
  • Oocyte activation
  • Fertility preservation in clinical practice


We will organize special sessions on Friday focusing on oocyte vitrification and new innovations for IVF lab!  

  1. Hands-on workshop of Oocyte vitrification together with Novivitae and Irvine Scientific.
  2. Demonstration session including OvoSelect - DNA fragmentation in Oocyte Cumulus cell (by Halotech/NordicCell), Time-lapse and AI (by Vitrolife), Sperm selection and ZyMot (by IVF TECH) and Witnessing system (by Cooper Surgical).
  3. Special Educational session for junior embryologists will also be organised on Friday!

Further information regarding registration will be updated soon.

Mark the dates to your calendar!

On behalf of NILS,


Helle & Solvej

Sirpa, Anette, Frida, Julius, Renata and Sanna