ShareBiotech - workshop on Alternatives to animal use in pre-clinical studies
10.12.2012, Cantanhede (Portugal) Under the ShareBiotech project, Biocant will promote a workshop on Alternatives to animal use in pre-clinical studies. The theme of this meeting was identified in the questionnaire performed to research groups and companies as one of the most prevailing needs.
This workshop, whose panel includes speakers from clinical centers and research groups, is a unique opportunity for companies, physicians, researchers and other stakeholders with needs or intervention in the Animal use field to meet and discuss the potential alternatives of its use in pre-clinical studies.
The invited speakers will present the cutting edge advances on the usage of alternatives to animal studies and inform about the worldwide efforts to reduce animal use and achieve accurate, extrapolated data.
This event, aimed at strengthening the nexus of scientific organizations, industry and clinical centers, results from the European project ShareBiotech - Sharing life science infrastructures and skills to benefit the Atlantic area biotechnology sector. This project, led by two French institutions (Bretagne Innovation and CRITT Santé Bretagne), is a partnership composed by 10 institutions (including Biocant) from 4 Member States (France, Portugal, Spain and Ireland).
Information and registration: ShareBiotech website