Lush Prize has announced the 2022 winners. The £250,000 prize was shared across seven categories (two of which are non-financial) - 14 winners from 11 countries. You can learn more about all the winners and see videos about their projects or watch a recording of the online awards ceremony.

Winners of the Lush Prize 2022:
Andrew Tyler Award (non-financial) - Dr Gill Langley, UK

Lobbying Prize - £50,000 - The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society for work to end the Forced Swim Test

Political Achievement Award (non-financial) - joint winners:
Tilly Metz, Member of the European Parliament, Luxembourg
In-soon Nam, National Assembly, South Korea
Jytte Guteland, Member of Parliament, Sweden

Public Awareness Prize - £50,000 - Carlota Saorsa & Dr Carlos Contreras, Spain - Undercover investigation at Vivotecnia laboratory

Science Prize - £50,000 - The Acute Systemic Toxicity team within RTI International, USA - Mapping mechanistic pathways of acute oral systemic toxicity using chemical structure and bioactivity measurements

Training Prize - joint winners, £25,000 each
1: University of Sarajevo Veterinary Faculty, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Dual Education System as a New Tool for Improving Practical Skills and Vocational Training of Veterinary Medicine Students.
2: Ärzte gegen Tierversuche, Germany - NAT-Database: Raising public awareness for Non-Animal Technologies to promote a human-based research generating human-relevant results

Young Researcher Award - £10,000 each
1: Artur Silva, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil - Lung-sens-on-a-chip model for mechanistic assessment of chemically-induced pulmonary sensitization: Providing building blocks for the respiratory allergy AOP
2: Prof. Dr. Francesca Grisoni, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands - Combining artificial intelligence and human organoids for animal-free drug discovery: towards a paradigm shift.
3: Dr Arthur de Carvalho e Silva, University of Birmingham, UK - Integrating physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modelling and ‘omics data to derive health-based guidance values for perfluorinated chemicals.
4: Dr Sudeep Joshi, The Francis Crick Institute and King's College London, UK - A robotic process automation system for biomanufacturing animal-free in-vitro 3D tissue and organoid models for drug screening.
5: Dr Shagun Krishna, National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Computational Cardiotoxicology: Building an AI-assisted alternative method-based toxicity screening pipeline.