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3RCC Grants

The Swiss 3R Competence Centre (3RCC) promotes the 3Rs principle (reduction, refinement and replacement of animal experimentation) in Switzerland and facilitates its implementation in life sciences, focusing on research, education and communication.

The 3RCC publishes regular calls for funding of high-quality research projects dedicated to the replacement, reduction or refinement of animal experimentation.

Targeted Call 2021: Application procedure at UZH

With their full application to the 3RCC, UZH applicants (lead applicants only) must submit a Letter of Support from the Vice President Research.

In order to receive this letter, lead applicants fill in and sign the registration form (PDF, 347 KB) and have it signed by the head of their institute and the dean of their faculty.

Please send the completed and signed form by 28 January 2022 at the latest as pdf-file to the UZH Grants Office (

Note that co-applicants do not have to fill in and send the form.

Weiterführende Informationen


UZH Grants Office

Dr. Martin Hanselmann

Phone: 044 634 53 89


Swiss 3R Competence Centre

3R Coordinator at UZH