Facts & Figures



The number of monkeys we worked with over the years and the scientific achievements in 2017.

A total of

52 scientific publications

in international journals. Complete list


Tuberculosis vaccine

works better after inhalation.


animal-free methods

to study diseases in the brain.


HIV vaccine

ready for testing in people.

New drug-targets for



Potential treatment for

Parkinson’s disease


New insights in what a

perfect flu vaccine

should do.

We are ready for

mosquito-borne virus

health issues.

999 new drugs tested by

animal-free methods

to treat malaria.

But there is more:

To obtain

more knowledge from less animals

we recruited more academic staff.

We welcomed

750 guests in 31 groups

on informative guided tours at BPRC.

We placed

25 updates on our website

in the newsfeed.

We delivered

2 PhDs

who graduated after successful dissertation of their PhD thesis.

We performed

50,000 viral diagnostic tests

for zoos, sanctuaries and other clients.

We supervised

13 bachelor or master students

during their internship.