2022 Prize

Now in its ninth prize cycle, The 2020 Lush Prize offers a global prize fund of £250,000 across five award categories.


2022 Shortlist

We have 65 shortlisted organisations and individuals from 26 countries – see the full shortlist.

The winners will be announced at the Lush Prize 2022 Conference and Awards Ceremony, which will be held online in November.


Categories and Judging

We have taken nominations in six prize categories:

Science: For individuals, research teams or institutions for work most likely to lead to practical non-animal tests which could be accepted by regulators.

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

Public Awareness: For individuals, teams or institutions raising awareness of animal testing. There are two sub-categories, with funding being allocated both for past/ongoing campaigns as well as for future projects.

Lobbying: For exceptional individuals, groups or organisations pushing for change, focusing on policy interventions promoting the use of non-animal research methods.

Young Researcher: For young scientists (under 36 years of age) focused on an animal-test free future.

Political Achievement: For elected political officials at any level and in any country who have made a major contribution towards the ending or replacement of animal research and testing (this is a non-financial award).

In addition, our panel of judges will award the Andrew Tyler Award for outstanding contribution towards ending animal testing.

The Black Box Prize is available at our judges’ discretion, whereby the entire prize fund may be awarded for a key breakthrough in human toxicity pathways research.


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