The Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) to which ECVAM belongs to, wishes to draw your attention to the following recent developments/news:


First announcement of the VII World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, 2009

The 7th World Congress on alternatives and animal use in the life sciences will take place in Rome, Italy. The congress was given the motto 'Calling on Science' in order to emphasize that scientific progress today goes hand in hand with progress towards the reduction, refinement and replacement of experimental animals. The congress will address alternatives and the use of animals from different angels in specific day themes.

Date and Place:  30 August - 3 September 2009, Rome, Italy

More information is available on the Congress website.

Consult also the ECVAM's website NEWS/EVENTS and MEETINGS section.

Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP)
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