The German Federal Ministry for Nutrition and Agriculture has opened the call for applications for the 40th Animal Protection Research Prize in support of practical research aiming to limit and reduce animal experiments. The prize is awarded for innovative scientific work that contributes to the development of methods to replace or reduce animal experiments. Contributions to refinement of animal experiments may also be considered. The work shall have relevance for humans.

The prize is endowed with €25,000. Young researchers are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are to submit manuscripts accepted for publication or published within the past two years by May 31, 2021.