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.


Jenny Sandström starts as 3RCC Executive Director

Jenny Sandström started at the Directorate office of the Swiss 3RCC on October 19th, 2020.

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Open Call 2020 to open Sept. 7th, 2020

The 3RCC is proud to announce its third annual Open Call. Applications will be accepted from 07/09/2020-01/11/2020.

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European 3Rs webinar 22-24 Sept. 2020 clips available

3Rs webinar series organised jointly by six European 3Rs centres.

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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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