Promoting the 3Rs principle through quality science and education

The Swiss 3R Competence Centre (3RCC) promotes the 3Rs principle (replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experimentation) in Switzerland and facilitates its implementation in life sciences, focusing on research, education and communication.

You can find more information on the page The 3Rs in Switzerland


3RCC Webinar on replacement methods in research on Feb. 1st, 2022

February 1st, 2022, 17:15 – 18:30, online.

3RCC Webinar on Challenges and Opportunities to Replace Animals in Research

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Call for Papers for FrontiersIn research topic on 3Rs progress

With the support of all 3Rs centres across Europe, this new Frontiers research topic aims to provide an interdisciplinary view of the current state of…

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3RCC funding opportunities in 2022-2024

The 3RCC will launch different calls to promote the applications of the 3Rs.

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Research Funding

The 3RCC funds 3R research projects through regular calls

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Workshops and training material to support researchers and teachers

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3Rs Resources

News and resources related to 3Rs and alternative methods

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The biostatistician task force provides support in study design & analysis 

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Culture of Care

The 3RCC hosts the Swiss Culture of Care Working Group 

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3Rs Event

A pan-European 3Rs Event is scheduled in October & November 2021

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