EU Conference "Towards replacement of animals for scientific purposes"

EU Conference "Towards replacement of animals for scientific purposes"

The scientific conference “Towards replacement of animals for scientific purposes” will take place online on 2 and 3 February 2021. Organised by the European Commission, the conference aims to accelerate the move away from using animals in science and testing.

The main objectives of the conference are

To provide an update on the Commission’s strategic work towards the ultimate goal of replacing animals in science by advancing non-animal alternatives.

To illustrate how increased transparency on current animal use can help speed up the transition to non-animal approaches.

To showcase the most recent scientific advances in replacing animal models.

Conference Sessions

Topic 1: How transparency can accelerate transition to non-animal science

Topic 2: Education & Training with focus on non-animal approaches and implementation of the Directive

Topic 3: Cutting edge science: latest scientific advances to improve research and testing toolbox

Topic 4: Gaining trust in using new alternative approaches