IC-3RS Video Contest

Posted on: 27/06/2022

The Innovation Centre-3Rs (IC-3Rs) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) organizes a video contest that is open to all interested parties.

Important dates

The contest is open until 15 July 2022, midnight. The outcome will be announced during the Annual IC-3Rs Symposium at the VUB.


The idea behind the contest is to improve public awareness on the existing efforts to shift from in vivo, animal testing to in vitro, non-animal methods and at the same time offer the possibility to show creativity by making a short video clip on the 3Rs concept in the broadest sense. Alternative methods exist in many forms and may include in silico methods such as computer techniques, artificial intelligence, in vitro methods covering cell cultures, organ on a chip or whatever innovative technique that ameliorates or saves animal lives.

What is expected?

A creative video message in English of maximum 3 minutes on the topic of the 3Rs.


Applicants under 28 years (on 31/12/ 2022). Candidates have to fill in the registration form to apply. Deadline for submission: 15 July 2022 midnight.

What is the Prize?

The winner will be selected by the Symposium participants from 3 short listed candidates, selected by experts in the field. The winner receives 2000 Euro, the other 2 candidates each 500 Euro.


The ownership of the 3 selected works will be shared with IC-3Rs. Both will have the right to exploit these works during any of their future activities (e.g. website, YouTube). Yet the name of the creator and its affiliation need to be shown. A shared ownership agreement shall be signed by every candidate who submits a project.