The 3R-Center was established June 2013 by the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries in a unique collaboration with both the pharmaceutical industry and animal welfare organizations.
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Vision, mission and tasks
Each year, 1,5 million DKK is given out to research projects to promote 3R research in Denmark.
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Improve your research
The three Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) are the guiding principles for the ethical use of laboratory animals.
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Russell & Burch
What is a laboratory animal and what are they used for? And what are the 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement)?
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History of Animal Testing
How many laboratory animals are used
Species and purpose
Species and severity
Each year, the Danish 3R-Center hosts their annual 3R-symposium in Copenhagen with international presenters and guests.
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3R-projects supported by the Danish 3R-center in 2020
Establishment of an in vitro model to investigate extracellular matrix and vascular mechanical interactions in human arterial disease
Introduction of new human ex vivo model systems to study tumorigenesis in kidney cancer
Fighting irreproducibility in preclinical medicine using a meta-analytical approach for detecting flaws in behavior-based testing
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