Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name AniMatch
Owner/Developer AniMatch
Country Germany
Languages English
Contact email
Description AniMatch is an online sharing-platform facilitating the exchange of organs and tissues of lab animals used for scientific purposes. We are a morally driven team which is passionated about developing innovative approaches to provide easy and practicable solutions to reduce the lab animal usage in science. Despite many efforts to reduce the lab animal usage in accordance with the 3R’s (Reduce, Replace, Refine) there is still a long way to go until research can be performed animal-free. AniMatch provides a simple, efficient way for researchers to make a change towards less animal usage. We like to bubbeling over with ideas and share them with a wide community as well as optimizing given infrastructures. We aim at reducing lab animal usage to a needed minimum by working resource-sparing and sustainable.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Specialized website
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers
Users access Open access, User registration
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Reduction
Purpose Documentation and information
Legislative framework Directive 2010/63/EU
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)