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The Lush Prize

The Lush Prize is the largest prize fund in the non-animal testing sector, with a prize fund of £250,000 to support initiatives to end or replace animal testing.

55 projects from around the world have been shortlisted for the Lush Prize 2024.

The award winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony held online on Tuesday 21st May.

There are five main prize categories: Science, Training, Public Awareness, Lobbying, and Young Researcher.

In addition there are three Recognition Awards, for Political Achievement, Health Charity Project and Major Science Collaboration. We will also award the Andrew Tyler Award for outstanding contribution towards ending animal testing.

Lobbying Prize

For exceptional individuals, groups or organisations pushing for change.

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Science Prize

For work most likely to lead to practical non-animal tests which could be accepted by regulators.

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Young Researcher Prize

For young scientists (up to 35 years of age) focused on an animal-test free future.

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Public Awareness Prize

For individuals, teams or institutions raising awareness of animal testing.

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Training Prize

For individuals, teams or organisations establishing training programmes in using non-animal methods.

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Recognition Awards

Three non-financial awards for political achievement, collaborative science projects and health charities.

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About The Prize

The Lush Prize rewards initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing, particularly in the area of toxicology research.

Between 2012 and 2022, Lush Prize has given £2.69 million to 126 winners in 35 countries (in every continent except Antarctica!).

The Lush Prize is a biennial event. Read more about the Prize.

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