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 Survey on Mouse Handling

If you work with mice, please participate in a short survey on mouse handling to help us develop a workshop! Thank you.

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Jenny Sandström becomes new 3RCC Executive Director

The General Assembly has elected Dr Jenny Sandström as the new Executive Director of Swiss 3RCC.

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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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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

A 2nd Swiss 3Rs Day is scheduled for 2020

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