Animal Researchers: Meet HoverBoard, UW's eIACUC Solution


The University of Washington Office of Animal Welfare, in partnership with the Office of Research Information Services, is launching the HoverBoard System. HoverBoard is an important initiative to upgrade to a streamlined, integrated environment for submitting and managing animal protocols. HoverBoard comes with a collaborative workflow and simplified management of IACUC processes, as well as facilitated review of biosafety concerns. HoverBoard will provide an end-to-end, web-based solution for investigators to create, submit, track, view, and manage animal protocols.

HoverBoard features:

  • A library of standard substances and procedures
  • Ability to copy and share procedures, substances, experiments, and even full protocols
  • Easier review of protocol-specific biosafety concerns
  • User-friendly SmartForms, tailored to your research
  • Automatic incorporation of all protocol changes easy 3-year renewals
  • Transparency throughout the IACUC review and approval process

Want more information? Visit the HoverBoard website.