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.


FSVO 3R symposium on Sept. 24, 2020

The Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office will hold its 3R Symposium on Alternatives to CO2 on Sept. 24, 2020. Abstract deadline: 17 July, 2020.

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3RCC Open Call 2019

The 3RCC received 96 outline applications from more than 20 different institutions for its second open call. Our experts are currently reviewing the…

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Mouse-handling methods

You may order German posters for mouse-handling methods developed by the University of Liverpool from the 3RCC.


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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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