Institute for In Vitro Sciences

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Institute for In Vitro Sciences
Abbreviated name IIVS
Owner/Developer Institute for In Vitro Sciences
Abbreviated owner IIVS
Country United States of America
Languages English
Description The Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc. is a non-profit research and testing laboratory dedicated to the advancement of in vitro (non-animal) methods worldwide. Founded in 1997, IIVS has worked with industry and government agencies to implement in vitro testing strategies that limit animal use while supplying key information for product safety and efficacy decisions. Internationally recognized as a leader in the in vitro testing (alternatives to animal testing) field, IIVS couples rigorous scientific and compliance programs with education and outreach initiatives to promote the use and acceptance of these methods worldwide.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization, Services
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) General public, Scientists, Policy-makers, Regulators, Industry, Researchers, Educators, Students
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Toxicological and safety evaluation, Education and training, Documentation and information, Regulatory testing, Validation, Method development
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)