RIVM is actively participating in national and international projects on alternatives to animal testing.  On this page, we present an overview of all our (inter)national projects on this topic.

Project Programme Fields of expertise Keywords Duration
NAMs4Nano EFSA Zebrafish nanomaterials | 3Rs | risk assessment 2023-2027
AFARA Nationale Wetenschapsagenda In vitro testing of inhaled substances Endocrine disruption | non-animal methods | in vitro assays | testing strategy | transition science 2023-2028
MACRAME Horizon Europe In vitro testing of inhaled substances advanced materials | life-cycle | hazard 2022-2025
SURPASS Horizon 2021   plastics | polymers, safe-and-sustainable-by-design (SSbD) | endocrine disruption | testing strategy 2022-2025
PARC Horizon Europe In vitro testing of inhaled substances; zebrafish risk assessment | chemicals | mixtures of chemicals 2021-2026
RISKHUNT3R Horizon 2020 Non-genotoxic carcinogens; stem cells 3Rs | non-animal methods 2021-2026
VHP4Safety Nationale Wetenschapsagenda-Onderzoek op Routes door Consortia Stem cells; zebrafish; Computational modelling of neural tube defects Non-animal methods | risk assessment | computational toxicology | in vitro assays | FAIR principles | transition science 2021-2026
ONTOX Horizon 2020 Computational modelling of neural tube defects
 
computational toxicology | probabilistic risk assessment | 3Rs 2021-2026
REAL Strategic Programme RIVM In vitro testing of inhaled substances environmental risk factors | In vitro assays | infectious diseases  2021-2025
MOMENTUM ZonMw, Health~Holland In vitro testing of inhaled substances microplastics | in vitro assays | hazard | risk assessment 2021-2024
DARTBAC Nationale Wetenschapsagenda Medical implant safety safe-by-design | anti-microbial technologies | in vitro assays 2020-2026
Mechanotox Strategic Programme RIVM Medical implant safety mechanotox | biomaterials | in vitro assays 2020-2024
SAbyNA Horizon 2020 SSbD, in vitro testing of inhaled substances nanomaterials | nano-enabled products | safe-and-sustainable-by-design (SSbD) | hazard testing strategy | inhalation 2020-2024
ATHLETE Horizon 2020 Stem cells exposome | environmental risk factors | youth 2019-2025
COMPAIR Strategic Programme RIVM In vitro testing of inhaled substances environmental risk factors | In vitro assays | infectious diseases | intensive livestock farming 2019-2022
OrganoVIR Horizon 2020     2019-2022
PATROLS Horizon 2020 In vitro testing of inhaled substances safe and sustainable use of new technologies and products | nanotechnology | risk assessment | in vitro 2018-2022
VAC2VAC IMI   vaccine provision | alternatives animal testing |replacement reduction refinement of animal use 2016-2022
EUROMIX Horizon 2020 Zebrafish food safety | safe and sustainable use of chemicals 2015-2019