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Thursday 20 November 2014
An imaging technique for studying bacterial infections, with the potential to reduce animal use, has been awarded a £200 prize.
Friday 03 October 2014
“Our Vision: 2015-2025” sets out the NC3Rs vision for the next ten years, in five inter-related areas; Practice, Procedures, People, Places and Policy. The publication is now available to view and download.
Press Release
Thursday 04 September 2014
The NC3Rs open innovation platform, CRACK IT, has awarded £4.9 million in its annual challenge-led competition, run in collaboration with the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board. 
Press Release
Wednesday 20 August 2014
An international cross-company data sharing initiative has brought together pharmaceutical companies and regulators in an effort to review current use of recovery animals in toxicology studies and identify opportunties for reduction.
Tuesday 05 August 2014
Further funding to replace and reduce animal use and to minimise animal suffering in research will ensure that the UK’s scientific community continues to lead in its commitment to the 3Rs.
Thursday 31 July 2014
The 2014 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors. This year the competition is funded by the NC3Rs and supported by the Technology Strategy Board's Small Business Research Initiative with in-kind contribution from the Sponsors. There are seven...
Monday 28 July 2014
The NC3Rs is pleased to announce that three new members have been appointed to the organisation’s Board.
Thursday 10 July 2014
Our Chief Executive, Dr Vicky Robinson, comments on this year's statistics on animal research. "The headline figures in the Home Office statistics tell us how many animals have been used in broad scientific areas. They do not provide any information on the experiments that were avoided because of the NC3Rs...
Press Release
Tuesday 08 July 2014
Fifteen business collaborations, carrying out early-stage investigations into the feasibility of novel non-animal technologies, have received support from five key funding bodies, including the NC3Rs.
Monday 30 June 2014
To mark our tenth anniversary, we have published a review of our work with the pharmaceutical industry over the last decade.

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