The Non-Animal Technologies Special Interest Group (NAT SIG) has been established to connect the research and business communities in the development and application of novel technologies that have the potential to transform business and improve product development across a range of industries, and reduce reliance on animal models.

Poorly predictive animal models are a cause of high attrition rates in pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical chemical development, representing a major financial burden for industry. The NAT SIG will build a research community harnessing recent technological advances and the latest knowledge in human safety, health and disease to generate new technologies with predictive capacity, or to extend existing technologies to new application areas.

The NAT SIG is a partnership between the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) and Innovate UK, and is supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network.

      

 

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