Danish 3R-Center

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Danish 3R-Center
Owner/Developer Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Country Denmark
Languages Danish, English
URL http://en.3rcenter.dk/
Contact http://en.3rcenter.dk/footer/organization/contact/
Contact email info@3rcenter.dk
Description The 3R-Center was established June 2013 by the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, in a unique collaboration with both the pharmaceutical industry and animal welfare organizations: - Promote the development of alternatives to animal testing - Minimise the use of laboratory animals in specific experiments - Improve conditions of laboratory animals - Collect and disseminate knowledge on alternatives to animal testing - Initiate and support research in laboratory animal studies and the development of alternatives - Cooperate with similar centres abroad The 3R-Center promotes the 3Rs by initiating research projects focusing on one or more of the 3Rs and by disseminating knowledge and best practices of the 3Rs in Denmark. Every year 1,5 million DKK is reserved for research funding.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Governmental Organization, ThreeRs Centre
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Researchers, Students, Regulators, Industry
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Animal welfare, Funding, Education and training, Documentation and information
Legislative framework Directive 2010/63/EU