3Rs Project Funding

3RCC Event Sponsoring

Deadline August 15th, 2022

The Swiss 3RCC aims to promote or support the organization of 3Rs relevant events which aims to increase the visibility of the 3Rs to the scientific community and the public. The goal is to create and support collaborations both in Switzerland and abroad and encourage innovative approaches to communicate and disseminate the 3Rs principle.
Sponsorship up to a maximum amount of CHF 4000.-.
More information and link to application platform: https://swiss3rcc.org/event-sponsoring

3RCC Refinement Grant 2022

Deadline 15.08.22

Refinement applies to all aspects of animal care and use, including: housing conditions, handling methods, anaesthesia and analgesia, habituation to procedures, execution of procedures, monitoring of health and well-being, humane endpoints, and euthanasia. The term may also refer to the development of better (i.e. more accurate, reliable, sensitive) tools to assess an animal’s suffering and well-being.

To encourage the implementation of established refinement techniques and approaches, the Swiss 3RCC is offering project grants of up to CHF 20’000.- in the 3Rs area of refinement.

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3RCC Culture of Care - Award 2022

Deadline: September 30th, 2022

The Culture of Care Award recognizes an individual or a group of people for their accomplishment to promote and implement a good Culture of Care within a research institution that uses animals for research.

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EPAA 3Rs Science Prize 2022

Deadline 3 October 2022 at 12:00 (noon) Brussels time

Who should apply?

Scientists working on alternative methods for regulatory testing purposes. Applicants should be based in Europe and have up to 10 years of postgraduate experience (i.e. after obtaining their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree). 

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Project funding AnimalfreeResearch

The following topics are preferred:

  • Promotion of alternative methods for the complete or partial replacement of animal experiments in the sense of the 3Rs: development, validation, optimization, publication, recognition, application.
  • Dialogue with the scientific community and the public as well as commitment to change the legal framework for the protection of experimental animals

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SGV Travel Grants

To support SGV members for continuing education:
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SET - 3R Research Funding

Stiftung zur Förderung der Erforschung von Ersatz- und Ergänzungsmethoden zur Einschränkung von Tierversuchen
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UFAW & HSA Grants and Awards

Among UFAW’s top priorities is the promotion and support of high quality science that will lead to substantial advances in animal welfare, and the promotion of education in animal welfare – particularly at university and college level.

The University of Zurich is a UFAW LINK, UZH students therefore can apply for all grants.

UFAW (Universities Foderation for Animal Welfare) grants

HSA (Humane Slaugther Association) grants

European Organ-on-Chip Society

On this page you can find funding for your research and innovation activities in the field of OoC.

The Lush Prize

The yearly Lush Prize offers a global prize fund to support initiatives to end or replace animal testing.

It is the largest prize fund in the non-animal testing sector, awarding £250,000.

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LAL Grant Programme

Laboratory Animals Limited (LAL) is a registered charity whose aims are to promote education and training in laboratory animal science, medicine technology and welfare.  LAL provides grants to individuals attending training activities, funding in support of scientific meetings, funding for training courses in countries with no or limited access to education and training in laboratory animal science and many other initiatives.

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