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NWA funding for research on transition to animal-free models in safety assessment

Date of news: 26 August 2022

An international consortium receives funding from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to research how the acceleration of the transition to animal-free safety assessment can be governed. The consortium will be headed by Prof Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers.

The funding is part of the programme 'Non-animal models: acceptance and implementation' of the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA). In total, three research consortia will receive this subsidy. The projects focus on the underlying causes of societal barriers, the acceptance of existing animal-free models by end-users and regulators, and the values of stakeholders and institutions on data from animal-free models. A budget of €955,000 has been set aside for each project.

Read the full article on Radboud University’s website.