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NC3Rs | 20 Years: Pioneering Better Science

Research and innovation funding schemes

Information on 3Rs research and innovation funding from the NC3Rs, including remits, timelines and application processes.

Open funding calls

Our funding schemes

Awards for developing, characterising and testing new 3Rs models, methods, tools and technologies.

Training for graduate students in the development and use of 3Rs approaches.

Challenge-led competition funding collaborations between industry, academics and SMEs to solve business and scientific Challenges to deliver 3Rs benefits.

In celebration of our 20-year anniversary, our public engagement awards are open to all 3Rs-minded scientists.

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Applicant guidance and information

Information and guidance on the application process for each of our schemes.

Front cover of NC3Rs Applicant and Grant holder handbook

Guidance for grant holders

Data and reports