Training Prize Winners 2013

Two winners shared £50,000 of prize money for their training work in humane testing.




XCellR8, UK

For providing training in ethically sound and scientifically advanced human cell culture research technologies.

Award £25,000

Accepted by: Dr Carol Barker, XCeller8 Founder






Anna Maria

Dr Anna Maria Bassi’s Research Team, LARF, Italy

For the development and delivery of training courses in animal-free cell culture research in accordance with EU regulation.

Award £25,000

Accepted by: Dr Anna Maria Bassi






Also short-listed in 2013

Candida Nastrucci – Italy
For her work developing university courses and public seminars on in vitro alternatives to animal testing.

The Alexandra Association – Monaco
For their international promotion of Open Source based 3D tissue models as alternatives to animal testing.

Andrew Knight – UK
For his making his scientific research publicly available via popular journals and newspapers, and critically acclaimed books.

International Network for Humane Education (InterNICHE) – UK
For developing and disseminating international resources to facilitate the implementation of alternatives to animal testing.

Andre Menache – UK
For his scientific research and teaching which demonstrates the greater effectiveness of animal-free testing.

Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) – USA
For their international work identifying and removing obstacles to implementing non-animal methods in safety assessment.