Our science

Our science programmes are divided into the following key areas:

  • Research we fund through grants and early career awards.
  • CRACK IT our open innovation platform to commercialise 3Rs technologies.
  • Office-led activities headed by NC3Rs staff which focus on facilitating data sharing and knowledge exchange, developing evidence-based changes in policy, practice and regulations, and promoting the uptake of 3Rs approaches.

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For each project there is a summary of the aims, key impacts and publications. For the research we fund, we also provide the original technical abstract from the application.

Also in this section

Our international prize for excellence in 3Rs research, awarded annually to recognise outstanding science.
Our 3Rs impacts are wide ranging, from policy and regulatory change to the development and uptake of new technologies and approaches.
We produce a range of reports describing the 3Rs impacts of our science programmes.
We are the main funder of 3Rs research in the UK with over £50 million committed since 2004.