ECVAM Stakeholder Forum

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name ECVAM Stakeholder Forum
Abbreviated name ESTAF
Owner/Developer European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Abbreviated owner EC - JRC
Country Italy
Languages English
Description The ESTAF's roles: Advocacy, voicing of stakeholder interests (e.g. economical, societal, sectorial etc.), Upstream input on relevance and applicability of proposed test methods and testing strategies, Communicating new activities, trends, scientific and technical issues; strategic and practical aspects of test method development, optimisation, validation and use, Serving as a collaborative platform in view of supporting and participating in joint ESTAF and EURL ECVAM activities, Commenting on draft EURL ECVAM Recommendations following ESAC Peer Review of Validation Studies.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Experts
Sub categories Experts / Reviewers Panel, Working Group
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Face-to-face, Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Policy-makers, Regulators, Industry, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Regulatory testing, Validation, Method development, Documentation and information