The Hugo van Poelgeest award for animal-free innovations is awarded to Berend van Meer (LUMC) for his study on human heart models. The audience award goes to Anke Tukker (UU) for her work on in vitro neuronal networks.
Six 3Rs centres presented projects during the recent successful "3Rs across Europe" webinar series organised by the NC3Rs, which can now be viewed online.
Bart van der Zwan, Professor of Vascular Neurosurgery at UMC Utrecht, teaches microsurgery using mats, pierced rice noodles and flower petals.
Some administrative actions are required prior to conducting animal experiments. The following steps explain what is expected of you and which forms are required for this.