Biomedical Primate Research Center

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Biomedical Primate Research Center
Abbreviated name BPRC
Owner/Developer Biomedical Primate Research Center
Abbreviated owner BPRC
Country Netherlands
Languages Dutch, English
Contact email
Description BPRC is a scientific research institute that exists to perform vital research that contributes to the identification and development of these new medicines. BPRC is committed to using non-human primates for this critical research only where there are no suitable alternatives. Research is also required to identify and develop alternatives to the use of non-human primates. BPRC has an active and expanding programme to develop alternatives following the principles of reduction, refinement and replacement.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Contract Research Organization, R&D Company
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Not specified
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Animal welfare, Method development, Documentation and information, Fundamental studies
Legislative framework Directive 2010/63/EU
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Animal testing (in vivo)