European Commission





EPAA Communication Prize

ECVAM wants to inform you that the European Partnership for Alternative Approches to Animal Testing (EPAA) will grant this year a Communication Prize, worth 3000 €, for an essay or article that broadens awareness of the role of safety assessment and regulatory compliance in product development and that promotes replacement, reduction and refinement (3Rs approaches).

As this year the EPAA’s lead theme is the unveiled potential of the 2Rs, the focus should be on Reduction and Refinement.

The key criterion for the winning entry is that it will help inform the wider policy community and decision-makers about the opportunities and challenges, including limitations, offered by scientific and technological progress.

Conditions for application: Open competition to which anyone can apply

Deadline for submissions:  15 September 2010

More information: - leaflet

                                 - EPAA website


In Vitro Methods Unit/ECVAM
Institute for Health & Consumer Protection (IHCP)
European Commission - Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC)

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