Lush Prize award statues

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.

The 2024 Lush Prize recognised 14 winning projects, organisations and scientists from 9 different countries. See the award winners.

The winners in the five prize categories share a prize fund of £250,000. There were also two commendations in the prize categories, and four recipients of Recognition awards.

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 2024, Lush Prize has given £2.94 million to 140 winners in 36 countries (in every continent except Antarctica!).

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

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