Björn Ekwall Memorial Foundation

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Björn Ekwall Memorial Foundation
Abbreviated name BEMF
Owner/Developer Scandinavian Society for Cell Toxicology
Abbreviated owner SSCT
Country Sweden
Languages English
Contact Ada Kolman
Contact email
Description The Scandinavian Society for Cell Toxicology (SSCT) established the Björn Ekwall Memorial Foundation in 2001. The main goal of the BEMF is to honour the memory of Dr. Björn Ekwall by giving a reward to the scientists who have substantially contributed to the field of cell toxicology, e.g. by developing new in vitro tests, or via mechanistic or validation studies.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Funding
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)