The NC3Rs have announced that £1M in new funding is available for projects aiming to characterise and validate the use of non-animal derived reagents and products for in vitro research. Areas within scope include:

  • Comparison studies with animal-based products.
  • Characterisation studies to demonstrate important features.
  • Performance studies to determine product functionality.
  • Optimisation studies to improve product utility.

Reproducibility studies to show that the product produces reliable and replicable findings.

Awards will be made for spending in the 2024/25 financial year.

Application deadline: Tuesday 30 July, 16.00.

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