The European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research

The main objectives of the ESTP to deliver independent expert advice to public authorities and other parties, educate the medical and tattoo as well as permanent make-up community. We aim to advance the manufacturing, distribution and sales of safer tattoo ink and to develop and support research projects, guidelines and publications.

As member of the ESTP, we will provide you a number of benefits. If you have questions in any field regarding tattooing or permanent make-up, we shall reply either in the name of the ESTP or will to connect you with experts within our society.

Board of the Society

(per 26 August 2021)

Ines Schreiver, Dr. rer. nat. (CV)

Jørgen Serup, MD, Professor of Dermatology (CV)

Wolfgang Bäumler (CV) (co-opted)

Board members

  • Maurice Adatto (CV)
  • Enzo Berardesca (CV)
  • Katrina Hutton Carlsen, MD
  • Christa De Cuyper (CV) (co-opted)
  • Michael Dirks (CV)
  • Milena Förster
  • Urs Hauri
  • Marie Leger, MD, PhD. (CV)
  • Walter Liszewski
  • Steffen Schubert
  • Sebastiaan van der Bent, MD, (CV)
  • Thijs Veenstra (CV)

Honorary ESTP member
Prof. Anne Laumann (USA)

The World Congress of Tattoo and Pigment Research

The ESTP organises recurring congresses in the field to secure a high level of knowledge sharing and networking.

We are proud to announce the 6th international congress organized by the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research (ESTP) since the inauguration in 2013. This year's conference will be held at the conference rooms of the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO).

We hope you will support the research in the field by joining us in the ESTP!

On behalf of the ESTP board

Ines Schreiver, Dr. rer. nat.
Berlin, Germany

Disclaimer: A producer of tattoo aftercare products is using the ESTP abbreviation to label his European school of tattooing and pigments. The European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research has nothing to do with this activity.