Friday, 28 October 2022 10:32

Call for Proposals Featured

Several grants available for the development & application of human-relevant, animal-free methods in research and teaching are available.

1. Early Career Scientist Award (€30,000):
The proposal for a new project for the development and/or application of NAMs (Non-Animal Methods; New Approach Methodologies) in biomedical research must have demonstrable potential to replace and reduce animal use in this field.

National, as well as international scientists, can apply.

2. Ongoing Project Award (€30,000):
The project must be developing and/or using NAMs, the applicant needs to demonstrate how the additional funding will allow the project to reach its potential in helping to replace animal experiments in biomedical research.

National, as well as international scientists, can apply.

3. Two projects for the Development of New Animal-free Teaching Materials (€10,000 each):
The projects have to be suitable to replace the previously practiced use of animals within the framework of training or studies in the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, clinical skills, and surgery as well as pharmacology.

National, as well as international lecturers and teaching material developers, can apply.

4. NAMs Teaching Grant (jeweils 5.000 €):
Moreover, lecturers based in Berlin who train students and scientists in the use of animal-free NAMs can apply for a NAMs Teaching Grant (€5,000 each) to equip and run their teaching labs. The money may be used for setting up and running new hands-on training courses and workshops to train the next generation of NAMs scientists.

These grants are reserved for lecturers who are teaching and training in Berlin.

The application deadline is December 5th, 2022, at 11.59 pm CET.

Information on how to apply:

For further questions, please contact: Dr. Kathrin Herrmann, Berlin Animal Protection Commissioner Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.