3Rs Day 15.2.2017 Graz
The first meeting of the RepRefRed Society took place on 15th of
February 2017 with the active participation of researchers, animal
breeders, veterinarians and representatives of the Federal Ministries of
Science and Health.
For the first time, the 3Rs Society organised a whole day with the aim
of ensuring compliance with the 3Rs in preclinical research.
80 participants were involved from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss the
reduction, replacement, improvement and reproducibility of animal
This was followed by a first meeting of the animal protection
committees, together with representatives of the Federal Ministry of
Science and official veterinarians.
In the course of this
meeting, it was decided, among other things, to standardize university
education in accordance with §19 TVG as amended.
The 3R Society will organise a follow-up seminar of the animal
protection bodies in Vienna in late summer 2017.