The experimental animal facility IIET has been in operation since 2003 in the area of main Institute building. The animal house of the Institute is a 2-storied - independent space technically prepared for maintaining experimental mice and rats (air condition system with 3 kinds of filters, double-door autoclave, and barrier system for personnel entrance). The space is separated into 2 areas for maintaining and experimental purposes, as well as an auxiliary area for storing and washing. Animal facility posses 5 rooms for specific pathogen free (SPF) mice, 2 rooms for conventional animals (CV, mice and rats) and equipped operating rooms, each belonging to a different part of facility (SPF and CV).
Separate from this area is accommodation for experiments with rabbits.
All planned experiments are approved by the First Ethical Commission in Wrocław.