For 2019, the 3RCC awards Kristin Schirmer and Melanie Fischer from Eawag for their outstanding research work in the 3Rs area of replacement. They obtained ISO certification for a toxicity test using cultured fish gill cells instead of fish, a milestone in the promotion of alternatives to animal experiments. They received their prize on September 2nd in Bern.
Watch the video where the researchers explain their work and talk about the journey they had to take to get their testing method validated.
More information on website of Eawag.