The 3RCC offers an annual award of CHF 5,000 to scientists who have significantly contributed to the advancement of Replacement, Reduction, Refinement of animal experimentation (the principle of 3Rs) in the area of life sciences.
The applications will be evaluated based on the quality of the contributions and on their impact on the advancement of the principle of the 3Rs in either a scientific, regulatory, industrial or educational context. In addition to the financial award, the awardee will be given the possibility to have a short video made about his/her activities contributing to the implementation of the 3Rs and/or to present his/her work in a 3R-dedicated event organized by the 3RCC.
Applicants that have their proposed work conducted in Switzerland can submit their applications according to the 3RCC Award Application Form below. Applications must include:
• A nomination letter including the impact of the individual’s scientific activities in advancing the principle of the 3Rs (candidates may self-nominate)
• The completed Application Form
• The CV of the applicant and any additional relevant documents such as published articles, training courses, etc.
Complete applications should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org before the applications closing deadline. It is recommended to keep the use of acronyms to a minimum.