The commitments

Signatories to the Concordat have agreed to be more open about their use of animals in research, and to abide by the following four commitments.

Commitment 1:
We will be clear about when, how and why we use animals in research

Commitment 2:
We will enhance our communications with the media and the public about our research using animals

Commitment 3:
We will be proactive in providing opportunities for the public to find out about research using animals

Commitment 4:
We will report on progress annually and share our experiences

Transparency agreement on animal research in the UK

concordat-logoInotiv along with 122 UK organizations have so far signed the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research. Universities, charities, commercial companies, research councils, umbrella bodies and learned societies have all committed to help the public understand more about animal research.

Transparency agreement on animal research in the Netherlands

Op 2 november 2021 ondertekenden 15 organisaties die betrokken zijn bij dieronderzoek in Nederland het Nederlandse Transparantieakkoord Dieronderzoek met de belofte om op een meer open manier te communiceren over hoe dieren worden gebruikt in onderzoek. De groep ondertekenaars bestaat uit universiteiten, universitair medische centra, wetenschappelijke instituten, bedrijven en verenigingen.

On November 2, 2021, 15 organizations involved in animal research in the Netherlands  signed the Dutch Transparency Agreement on Animal Research with a commitment to communicate in a more open way about how animals are used in research. The group of signatories consists of universities, university medical centres, scientific institutes, companies, and associations.

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