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Key information

Here you will find essential or surprising information about animal research. They are presented in an educational or graphic form.


Ethics are at the heart of animal research concerns. They draw from knowledge and experiences to increase the obtained information and decrease the number of animals used and their constraints. They rest on the 3Rs principle and ethics committees and aim to improve the well-being of lab animals.


Animal research is subject to regulations in all countries where it is practiced. The general principles are the same everywhere. The conditions of application vary. There is an important harmonization effort because research is an activity that takes place within an international framework.

Jobs and formations

Many businesses involved in animal research. Regulations require specialized training to complement basic training.

Useful links and documentation

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