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CAAT 3Rs Project Grants

The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) is accepting proposals for the 2023 Reduction Grant and the 2023 Humane Education Grant. Closing date is 15th November. Each grant includes prize money of $6,000 U.S. For details of what your application should contain and the format to use, visit their website using this … Read more

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

NIH Request for information on NAM use

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has put a call out for public input on the challenges and opportunities for further development of Novel Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in biomedical research on a request for information (RFI), NOT-OD-23-140. The full details are found here and comments are requested by 16th August using the form found here.