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Finance your research

There are several grants to apply for you as a researcher if you connect your research to the 3Rs and alternative methods.

We share information about funders and grants when it comes to research or projects involving the 3Rs.

The Swedish 3Rs Center do not fund research or projects ourselves. But if you miss an actor on this list, please let us know.

Funders and grants

Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council grants 3Rs projects within all three Rs. The call opens in February every year.

Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments

The Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments is funding research projects aimed at replacing animal experiments or promoting more efficient utilization of existing alternative methods.


FORMAS funds research for sustainable development and have previously funded research within the 3Rs.


Vinnova finances innovation projects with the aim to strengthen Sweden’s innovation capacity.

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the EU's ninth framework programme for research and innovation, which runs from 2021 to 2027. The Swedish 3Rs Center has compiled grants with possibilities and relevance for the 3Rs.

Torvald and Britta Gahlins stiftelse

Torvald and Britta Gahlins stiftelse is a Swedish foundation that grants research that contributes to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments.

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

The international organisation Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing annually awards projects that reduce the number of animals being used in experiments. The prize can be awarded to researchers, veterinarians and animal technicians.

European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing

The organisation EPAA gives every second year a scientific prize to a researcher in Europe making outstanding efforts for the 3Rs. They also have a special prize within Refinement. EPAA also sponsor students and young researchers to participate in scientific 3Rs events.

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research

The British 3Rs Centre annually awards one or several researchers with their international 3Rs prize. The prize is meant to recognise a paper published in the last three years with demonstrable 3Rs impacts.