STAAR aims to improve communication and transparency regarding the use of animals in research. It brings together both public and private organisations that either carry out, are involved and/or fund animal research or institutions which breed and supply animals . STAAR is a Commission of the Chamber of Universities.
Signatory organisations make the following commitments:
- We will be clear about how and why we use or support the use of animals in research,
- We will enhance our communication with the public and the media about our involvement with research using animals,
- We will be proactive in providing opportunities for the public to find out about our involvement with research using animals,
- We will report on progress annually and share our experiences.