3Rs Project Funding

Swiss 3Rs Award

Deadline 31.01.22

The Swiss 3RCC gives out two annual awards: the Swiss 3RCC's 3Rs Award and a Young 3Rs Investigator Award to individuals for work conducted in Switzerland.

The main 3Rs Award of CHF 4'000.- is given for exceptional work has made a significant contribution to the Replacement, Reduction, Refinement of animal experimentation (the 3Rs Principle).

A further CHF 1000.- prize, the Young 3Rs Investigator Award, is given to to researchers in the early stages of their career for their individual achievements advancing the 3Rs principle.

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IFER Graduate Student Fellowships

Deadline January 1, 2022

The 2022 Application Cycle for Graduate Student Fellowships for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science will open on January 1, 2022. Applications are due no later than 11:59 PM CST on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Our fellowships provide up to $12,500 annually in stipendiary support and supplies per year. The fellowships are renewable annually for up to three years. Continued funding is dependent on student progress and availability of funds.

Fellowships are awarded to those candidates enrolled in Master’s and Ph.D. programs in the sciences whose proposals show the greatest potential to reduce, refine or replace the use of animals in research, testing, and/or education.

Applicants must be beginning or beyond their 2nd year of graduate school as of September 2022.

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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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