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's 2021 call targets high-severity animal models

The 3RCC will open a research call on Sept. 1st, 2021. The call targets animal models with a high degree of severity.

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3RCC publishes report on animals used in education

3RCC publishes report on how universities use animals for educational purposes.

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3RCC funds 3Rs projects with CHF 1.4 million

The 3RCC will fund five projects aiming to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments with CHF 1.4 million. Two projects are in the field of…

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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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