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£1 million awarded for in silico assessment of developmental and reproductive toxicity

Tuesday, 15th Jan 2019

A consortium of academic institutions and SMEs led by Professor Raymond Pieters from the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht has recently been a

CRACK IT 2019: Call for Challenges

Monday, 17th Dec 2018

Could your organisation sponsor the next CRACK IT Challenge to improve R&D and reduce reliance on animal models?

New Solution: Assessing aquatic organism health status non-invasively

Tuesday, 9th Oct 2018

Researchers at the University of Naples Federico II have developed a non-invasive, cost efficient method to detect and identify potential pathogens

2018 Challenges Competition is now open-Invitation to Tender

Monday, 10th Sep 2018

This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.

New Solution: An automated test of recognition memory in rodents

Friday, 7th Sep 2018

Researchers at Durham University have developed a semi-automated ‘continual trials’ approach for spontaneous object recognition tasks, in which an

New Solution: Ex vivo corneal model to assess drug delivery

Thursday, 30th Aug 2018

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a low cost, ex vivo porcine corneal model to rapidly assess ocular drug penetra

New Solution: A human micro-liver system for reliable safety and efficacy testing

Wednesday, 1st Aug 2018

The liver plays an important role in drug metabolism and is susceptible to injury, making drug-induced hepatoxicity a leading cause of attrition du

2018 CRACK IT Challenges announced

Wednesday, 18th Jul 2018

This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.

New Solution: LocoWhisk: Quantifying rodent exploration and locomotion behaviours

Monday, 5th Mar 2018

The LocoWhisk arena simultaneously measures locomotion and whisker movements, providing quantitative measures of rodent behaviour for basic researc

£700k awarded in the 2017 CRACK IT Challenge competition

Friday, 16th Feb 2018

Seven teams have been awarded funding in the 2017 CRACK IT Challenge competition, which brings together industry, academia and SMEs to develop mark

New Solution: CombiDART a non-vertebrate based platform for rapid toxicity testing

Wednesday, 10th Jan 2018

Researchers from the University of Oxford have created a new approach to reduce the use of thousands of animals used annually for assessing the dev

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