Innovative Testing in Life Sciences & Chemistry

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Innovative Testing in Life Sciences & Chemistry
Abbreviated name INT
Owner/Developer Institute for Life Sciences & Chemistry, UNIVERSITY OP APPLIED SCIENCES (HOGESCHOOL UTRECHT)
Country Netherlands
Languages Dutch, English
Contact email
Description INT research group aims to develop, optimize and validate methods to assess safety and efficacy of (natural) compounds. Our in vitro methods are alternatives to animal testing, contributing to the refinement, reduction and replacement of animal experiments in life sciences (3Rs). We focus our research on: 1) Interactions of food and health; 2) Bacterial resistance to anti-biotics; 3) Safety & efficacy of (natural) compounds and mixtures.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Academia
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Researchers
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Fundamental studies, Toxicological and safety evaluation, Education and training, Documentation and information, Validation, Method development
Legislative framework Directive 2010/63/EU, Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)