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International 3Rs Prize now open for applications. £30k prize (£2k personal award) for outstanding science with demonstrable 3Rs impacts.

NC3Rs | 20 Years: Pioneering Better Science

Our funding schemes

Details of the NC3Rs funding schemes for supporting 3Rs research and innovation, including training and the transfer of 3Rs approaches between labs.

Development to dissemination

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

Supporting the training of the next generation of 3Rs-minded scientists.

Demonstrating fit-for-purpose to uptake and impact

Open for applications

International 3Rs Prize

If you have published outstanding science with demonstrable 3Rs impacts in the past three years, we want to hear from you! Researchers at any career stage, in any field of academia or industry, based anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.

Submit your paper now

Application information and guidance

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

Front cover of NC3Rs Applicant and Grant holder handbook

Guidance for existing Grant holders

Data and reports


Innovation Platform

Turning great ideas into products and services to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals.

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