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News & IIVS Activities

2020 Practical Methods for In Vitro Toxicology Workshop Announced

July 26, 2019

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IIVS is pleased to announce the dates for our 2020 Practical Methods for In Vitro Toxicology Workshop which will be held at our facilities in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, and will begin on Monday afternoon, January 13, and finish on Thursday afternoon, January 16. This intensive workshop includes presentations from IIVS scientists and guest speakers. In ...

IIVS and Partners Win Contract from the European Commission to Develop Training for Non-animal Testing Methods

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019, Gaithersburg, MD – The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) is pleased to announce it is part of a winning consortium, headed by SYRCLE (the Systematic Review Centre for Laboratory animal Experimentation), to develop interactive eLearning training modules. The application of the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of animal testing, commonly known as “The ...

Creation of Italian Working Group on Alternative Methods

June 18, 2019

The Italian Health Ministry recently announced the creation of a working group for the promotion of alternative methods. Experts on alternative methods, along with stakeholders, will meet monthly and update the health minister every six months. The group has been tasked with a number of responsibilities, including ensuring the proper implementation of the Cosmetic & Personal Care | alternative methods | Alternative Testing Methods | alternatives to animal testing | non-animal testing

European Partnership Supports IIVS Training of Chinese Scientists in Non-animal Tests

May 9, 2019

Gaithersburg, MD – May 8, 2019 – The Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc. (IIVS) has received a grant from the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) to support its annual ...

Colombia and Canada Move Toward Animal Testing Ban

April 18, 2019

The past seven days saw both Colombia and Canada make strides towards banning animal testing for cosmetics. In Colombia, the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill to prohibit the use of animals in testing for ...

PCRM & IIVS Co-Host FREE Training

The two day training, NURA: Evaluating Toxicology Information using Modern Science, will be held at IIVS on May 21-22, 2019. Training will be presented by regulators, industry personnel, and toxicology experts and will focus on how to incorporate modern methods into your testing strategies and safety assessments. EPA | FIFRA | in vitro toxicology training | NAMs | New Approach Methodologies | NURA | PCRM | TSCA

The Björn Ekwall Memorial Award Winner 2019

April 9, 2019

IIVS is pleased to congratulate Jan van der Valk, Ph.D., director of the 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences, who has been awarded the Björn Ekwall Memorial Award for 2019 for his work to encourage the replacement of...