2016 ALTERNATIVES RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM

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2016 ALTERNATIVES RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM

Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox

Source: Alternatives Research & Development Foundation

The Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, a U.S. leader in the funding and promotion of alternatives to the use of laboratory animals in research, testing, and education, is currently soliciting research proposals for its 2016 Alternatives Research Grant Program. For over 20 years, this innovative program has created opportunities for scientists who have interest and expertise in alternatives research.

Up to $40,000 in funding available to support individual projects

Preference given to U.S. universities and research institutions

Preference given to projects that use pathway-based approaches as exemplified by the 2007 National Academy of Sciences report, Toxicity Testing in the Twenty-first Century: A Vision and A Strategy

Deadline: Applications must be electronically submitted or postmarked by Monday, May 2, 2016

Recipients notified: Monday, July 18, 2016

CRITERIA

  • Potential to significantly replace or reduce laboratory animals
  • Scientific merit and feasibility

To apply, please download the Guidelines for submission and Application cover page.

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