Be Open About Animal Research Day 2022: Partner organisations & statements


This year, Be Open About Animal Research Day 2022 (#BOARD22), took place on the last day of the FELASA Congress (16 June). More than 150 institutions across six continents supported the campaign as partners. This included producing statements of support, which highlighted the need to be open and transparent about the use of animals in research.


Here are the #BOARD22 partners, with statements published on EARA’s social media, where applicable, by region/country and institution:

Europe | Animal Health Europe

Europe | Animal Research Tomorrow

Europe | Bristol-Myers Squibb

Europe | European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Europe | European Federation of Animal Technologists

Europe | European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN)


Europe | European Primate Veterinarians

Europe | European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians

Europe | Federation of European Laboratory Animal Breeders Associations

Europe | FEAM (Federation of European Academies of Medicine)


Europe | FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies)



International | AAALAC

Australia/New Zealand | (ANZCCART) Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching



Australia/New Zealand | Australian and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Association (ANZLAA)



Austria | Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Traumatology

Austria | RepRefRed Society

Belgium | University of Antwerp

Belgium | Belgian Council for Laboratory Animal Science (BCLAS)

Belgium | Ghent University

Belgium | GSK

Belgium | Infopoint Animal Testing (IPPO)

Belgium | Janssen

Belgium | KU Leuven

Belgium | Orsi Academy


Belgium | Pharma.be

Belgium | Sanofi Ghent

Belgium | UCB

Belgium | Université Libre de Bruxelles

Belgium | Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB)


Belgium | Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

​​Brazil | Brazilian Association of Veterinary Hospitals (ABHV)

Brazil | SBCAL (Brazilian Society on Laboratory Animal Science)


Brazil | Universidade Federale Do Rio De Janeiro


Canada | CALAS (Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science)


Canada | Trent University

Denmark | Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs



Denmark | Lundbeck

Denmark | Scanbur

Denmark | Taconic

France | AFSTAL

France | Charles River Laboratories


France | Covalab

France | Etisense

France | GIRCOR

France | INFRAFRONTIER


France | Institut Curie

France | Janvier Labs

France | Marshall BioResources

Georgia | Georgian Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Germany | AbbVie

Germany | Agenda Life Sciences

Germany | Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Germany | ConScienceTrain


Germany | Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience


Germany | Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin



Germany | GV-SOLAS - Society of Laboratory Animal Science

Germany | Helmholtz Zentrum München

Germany | INSTECH

Germany | University Hospital Jena


Germany | Labcorp

Germany | Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)



Germany | Max Planck Society

Germany | Merck



Germany | MHH Hannover Medical School

Germany | RWTH Aachen University

Germany | Tarcforce 3R

Germany | VectorBuilder

Greece | BIOMTECH

Greece | Hellenic Pasteur Institute



Greece | Hellenic Society of Biomedical and Laboratory Animal Science (HSBLAS)




Greece | Hellenic Society for Neuroscience

Hungary | Becton Dickinson

Hungary | University of Pecs

Italy | University of Ferrara

Italy | Mario Negri Institute

Italy | University of Milan

Italy | University of Padua

Italy | University of Parma

Italy | Research4Life

Israel | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel | Inter-University Forum for Biomedical Research Israel

Israel | Let the Sick Live

​Luxembourg | University of Luxembourg

Malta | AquaBioTech Group

Mauritius | Bioculture

Netherlands | Biomedical Primate Research Center


Netherlands | Donders Institute

Netherlands | Leiden University Medical Center

Netherlands | Maastricht University

Netherlands | Netherlands Cancer Institute

Netherlands | PLEXX

Netherlands | Radboud University

Netherlands | R. C. Hartelust

Netherlands | Stichting Informatie Dierproeven (SID)

Netherlands | Wageningen University and Research

Nigeria | Acuret

​Oceania | ICLAS Oceania


Philippines | ILAF

​Philippines | Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science (PALAS)


Poland | Polish Zebrafish Society

Poland | PolLASA

Portugal | CCMAR Algarve

Portugal | Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology




Portugal | Champalimaud Foundation

Portugal | Ciências ULisboa

Portugal | Ciimar

Portugal | CVS/3Bs University of Minho


Portugal | ICVS

Portugal | iCBR

Portugal | Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC)


Portugal | Universidade de Lisboa

Portugal | University of Minho, School of Medicine


Portugal | NOVA Medical School



Portugal | SPCAL

Portugal | University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD)



Portugal | Vector B2B