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CRACK IT is the NC3Rs response to the changing environment in the biosciences. The aim is to accelerate the availability of technologies which will deliver measurable 3Rs impacts, new marketable products and more efficient business processes.
The 3Rs are the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research. Mathematics has a key role to play to help address these challenges and help to develop solutions. 

Call for Challenges

A Call for Challenges for 2018 has been launched and will close on 1st March 2018. 
CRACK IT Challenges is a challenge-led competition that funds collaborations between industry, academics and SMEs to solve business and scientific 'Challenges' which if solved will deliver 3Rs and commercial benefits, either by improving business processes or developing a commercialisable product. Sponsors of a Challenge will be able to provide early end user input and access to new technologies that will have 3Rs impact and deliver scientific benefits to their business.


Further information on the role of a Sponsor can be found on the Challenges webpage where an application form can be accessed.
For more information, please contact the CRACK IT team