[ Swiss 3R Competence Center Call | Research funding ]


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Date and time 01.11.2020  
Category Call for proposal

The 3R Competence Center (3RCC) promotes the principles of the Three Rs (Refinement, Reduction, Replacement of animal experimentation) in Switzerland and facilitates their implementation in life sciences with a main focus on high quality research, education and communication.

The  3RCC  funding  program  addresses  basic, applied, translational and bench-to-market  research  that  supports the development,  optimization,  application  and  implementation  of  new  or  modified  3Rs  approaches,  methods  and technologies. Collaborative and multi-centre projects are encouraged. 

Who can apply:

  • Lead  applicants  should  be  Swiss-based  researchers  who  can  demonstrate  that  they  will direct the proposed research and be actively engaged in carrying it throughout its duration.
  • Applicants  must  be  active  in  research  and/or  education-related  activities  at  an  eligible institution (see below) in Switzerland at least 50% of their time at the time of submission.
  • The minimum formal qualification required is a graduate degree, although it would normally be expected that the applicant has been awarded a PhD, or is a MD or Dr. Med. Vet.
  • Less-experienced researchers  are  encouraged  to  make  their  applications  in collaboration with a more senior colleague.

Duration: 3 years

Eligible costs: personnel, consumables, equipment, animal costs, travel and meeting costs, publications and communications. Does not cover overheads and other indirect costs.

Deadline for outline application: 1 November 2020

Deadline for full proposals: 7 February 2021 (contact [email protected] at least 7 working days prior to the full proposals deadline to obtain the letter of institutional support)

For further information, please have a look at the call website.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free



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