CRACK IT Solutions

A technology partnering hub to accelerate the translation of technologies with 3Rs potential ('Solutions') by helping to identify new partners and customers to use, develop and validate the technology.

Who is involved?

The Solution providers - academics or SMEs from any scientific organisation with a potential 3Rs method or technology.

The collaborators - new partners or customers identified through the hub. 

The funders - funding from the NC3Rs is available for new collaborations between Solution providers and collaborators.

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The process

  1. Submit your Solution - submit a short form describing what your Solution could be used for, the need for collaboration and the benefit to the 3Rs.
  2. Review - we will work with you to review your Solution, the technology and its potential uses, and to develop a pitch to maximise the chance of uptake from different sectors or fields.
  3. Promotion - your Solution will be showcased through our networks.
  4. Collaborators - choose your partners for future work and apply for Solutions funding.
Submit a Solution
Application form and guidance for Solution providers
Apply for funding
Funding is available for new collaborations identified through CRACK IT Solutions

Latest Solutions


Researchers from the University of Sheffield are seeking partners to help further develop, validate and commercialise a cell-based VAMP-reporter assay for tetanus toxoid testing. The approach has...


Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Inc. is seeking partners to help expand the use of devTOX; their human stem cell-based developmental toxicity screening assays. 


Researchers from the University of Hull are seeking partners to explore the application of their microfluidic devices in reducing the use of animals for efficacy and safety testing of drugs and...

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