The Board of Trustees of the Doerenkamp-Zbinden Foundation for Animalfree Research has chosen the Slovak scientist Dr. Helena Kandárová, ERT from the Centre of Experimental Medicine at Slovak Academy of Sciences, in Bratislava, Slovakia, as the Doerenkamp-Zbinden Prize winner in the year 2021. The 10 000 CHF Prize was presented to her on September 2 at an online ceremony during the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Maastricht. Helena Kandarova receives the prize for her outstanding achievements in the field of alternatives to animal testing.