Swedish Toxicology Sciences Research Center

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Swedish Toxicology Sciences Research Center
Abbreviated name SWETOX
Country Sweden
Languages English, Swedish
URL http://swetox.se/en/
Contact http://swetox.se/en/contact/
Contact email info@swetox.se
Description The work of Swetox is a unique collaboration between eleven Swedish universities. SWETOX aims to establish strong international relationships and collaborations. Swetox conducts innovative, interdisciplinary, fundamental research, applied research and commissioned research, as well as developing new and coordinating existing educational activities. There will be skills and equipment to work integrated with computer models, cell-based systems and animal testing, in order to better understand the impact of chemicals on humans and other organisms. Swetox is among the first research centers that work based on the 3M and 3R principles from its conception.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Academia, ThreeRs Centre
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Regulators, Industry, Researchers
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Fundamental studies, Toxicological and safety evaluation, Method development, Education and training
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Non-testing methods (in silico), Animal testing (in vivo), Analytics