3Rs CRO Outreach Working Group

Problem Statement

Many of the IQ member companies frequently partner with Contract Research Organizations (CROs) to conduct animal studies in support of both drug discovery and development. Thus, having our CRO partners aligned with our member companies regarding the 3Rs would be a benefit for the whole industry.

Mission and Objectives

To collaboratively partner across industry to foster the highest standards of scientific excellence and animal welfare with a focus on continued advancement in application of the 3Rs.

3Rs member company representative will work with CRO partner representatives to identify opportunities to evaluate and enhance 3Rs practices for animal studies.

Forecast deliverables

Rodent Husbandry in Biopharmaceutical Industry & Multinational CROs: Benchmarking for Refinement (publication)


Updated September 2021