European consensus-platform for alternatives

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name European consensus-platform for alternatives
Abbreviated name ecopa
Country Belgium
Languages English
Description The primary aim of ecopa is to promote "the three Rs" (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) in the use of animals in research, testing, education and training in Europe. ecopa strives for consensus between all four stakeholders in attempting to achieve its goals: Government and regulatory authorities, Academia, Industry, Animal protection and welfare organisations. ECOPA is an international not-for-profit association.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, E-mail
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Regulators, Industry, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Documentation and information