Course Objectives

Participants will learn approaches for semen assessment and preparation, preparation of eggs for ICSI, optimization of the ICSI procedure and use of sperm selection techniques based on hyaluronan binding (SpermSlow™ and PICSI® Dish). The emphasis will be on group participation so that delegates can pick up tips on how to optimize lab performance.

Please note that the course does NOT involve any observation of clinical work or use of humaneggs/embryos.


  • Indications for ICSI
  • Sperm preparation & handling
  • ICSI
  • Sperm Evaluation
  • HBA®, PICSI® & SpermSlow™

Course Design

  • 2-day course
  • Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on practical sessions
  • 6 participants
  • This course is targeted embryologists already performing ICSI, who wish to hone their skills including use of sperm selection techniques.

Minimum Experience

Working as a clinical embryologist, each delegate should have some experience with ICSI. Please note that this course is NOT aimed at embryologists wishing to receive basic training in ICSI; for this, please see our Introduction to ICSI course.


Course fee is EUR 350. Transportation and accommodation are not included. Local transportation between hotels and the course venue will be arranged. Lunches and refreshments will be provided during the course.


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