The North American 3Rs Collaborative

The North American 3Rs Collaborative (NA3RsC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance science, innovation, and research animal welfare.

We facilitate collaborative opportunities to refine, reduce, and replace animals in research. We are unique in growing partnerships between academics, pharmaceutical companies, vendors, technology providers, contract research organizations, government organizations, regulatory agents, and other non-profits. This diversity is reflected in our organizational leadership. Such partnerships are essential for the development and implementation of the 3Rs. We aim to be a leading authority on the 3Rs in North America & globally.

Strategic Goals

  1. To facilitate key collaborative initiatives for meaningful 3Rs impacts. Each initiative will stimulate research, education, & interaction between stakeholders with the overarching goal of accelerating the adoption of key 3Rs approaches. Currently, those initiatives are centered around translational digital biomarkersmicrophysiological systemsrodent health monitoring, and refinement.
    2. To increase awareness of new 3Rs research via conferences, podcastingour newsletter, webinars, etc.
    3. To be a foundational partner for institutional 3Rs programs by providing education and mentorship

Do you want to stay up to date on the latest 3Rs research, but are short on time? Listen to NA3RsC monthly 3-Minute 3Rs Podcast. In this show, NA3RsC highlight 3 new peer-reviewed publications in just 3 minutes. Released on the third Thursday of every month. Produced in conjunction with Lab Animal & NC3Rs.