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Scientific Institutes for Development and Acknowledgment of Alternative Methods

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Netherlands Centre Alternatives to Animal Use (NCA)

The Netherlands Centre Alternatives to Animal Use (NCA) is the national reference centre for alternative methods in the Netherlands. It provides a large collection of links, news and details about...

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods ( ICCVAM)

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) circulates information on toxicological test methods and assesses environmental risks. ICCVAM's duties include...

Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS)

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) is a nonprofit making, technology oriented institution for in vitro research devoted to the application of alternative methods in the USA. It sponsors...

Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)

The Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME) promotes the development of alternative methods in the line with the Three R's strategy. The web site includes descriptions of...

European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM)

The European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM) is one of 5 units in the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) in Ispra, Italy. It is the reference centre, at an...

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)

The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) is an academic, science based center affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. The Web Site provides a variety of resources,...

Advisory Group on Alternatives to Animal Testing in Immunobiologicals

The Advisory Group on Alternatives to Animal Testing in Immunobiologicals was established in 1995 as an European expert working group dedicated to encourage and promote the Tree Rs concept and the...

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