The Ethics Committee is composed of at least seven members.
The members of the Ethics Committee have specific expertise that provides the necessary proficiency in ethics, alternative methods for animal testing, animal health and welfare as well as research techniques, experimental design and statistical analyses.
The ECAE ensures that no conflict of interest occurs during the performance of its duties and that the evaluation of each application occurs objectively and impartially
- the veterinarian or expert charged with monitoring the health and welfare of the animals is part of the committee
- a representative of the Animal Welfare body is part of the committee