European Medicines Agency (EMA) launch new ESEC for NAMs

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have launched their third European Specialized Expert Community (ESEC). It is expected to be fully up and running by the end of 2023 and will support the regulatory acceptance of alternatives to traditional animal models in drug development and testing. The mandate (published in March 2023) can be found here. … Read more

EU Commission responds to the ECI call for a Europe without animal testing

Today (25th July 2023), the European Commission published its response to the European Citizens’ Initiative petition calling for an end to animal testing in the EU. The petition, which collected more than 1 million signatures was heard in the European Parliament earlier in the year and the EU Commission has now released its official response. … Read more

Eurotox 2023

The 57th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 10th to 13th September 2023. The theme is “Toxicology – multidisciplinary science leading to safer and sustainable life”. Registration open from 1st December 2022 – Early Bird registration deadline: 15th May 2023. Abstract Submission deadline: 3rd April 2023. … Read more

WC12 – Canada

What: The 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences Where: Niagara Falls, Canada When: 27th to 31st August 2023 The theme is “Reduce. Refine. Replace – 3Rs over the edge”. The program is now available, follow this link to find out more.