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.


3RCC funds four 3Rs projects

The 3RCC will fund four projects that replace, reduce and refine animal experiments with CHF 1.3 million.

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Eawag researchers discuss replacement method

2019 3Rs Awardees talk about alternative toxicity testing method

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3Rs online tools during COVID-19 crisis

Online training tools and 3Rs resources to be used during the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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Swiss 3Rs Day

The 2nd Swiss 3Rs Day is scheduled for 3 September 2020

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