EPAA publishes call for submissions for its Refinement Prize 2019

The European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) announced a call for submissions for its Refinement Prize 2019 worth EUR 6,000. The Prize will be granted to a laboratory technician, animal caretaker or technologist who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in novel approaches to advance the implementation and/or awareness raising of refinement. The purpose of this prize is to target those implementing alternative approaches to animal testing and/or raising awareness of their role for the day-to-day application and innovation of the refinement principles in particular. The winner (or the winning team) will be invited to the EPAA annual conference in October 2019 to receive the prize and briefly describe his/her/their contribution to the 3Rs. More info: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/content/refinement-prize-2019-call-submissions_en