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International Coordination of Research on Infectious Animal Diseases (ICRAD)

This new initiative aims at: supporting cross-cutting research to improve public health, and animal health and welfare, with associated benefits towards the environment and the economy connecting research partners with different but complementary scientific and technological expertise to maximise resources and share risks, costs and skills. The partnership between industrial and academic researchers, where appropriate, will improve and accelerate the development of technological solutions for the benefit of animal health and welfare. Research and innovation co-funded through ICRAD would seek concerted approach towards the development of novel and improved instruments to address and control infectious diseases, particularly regarding novel detection, intervention and prevention strategies to: increase preparedness and ability to respond to emerging and endemic livestock threats contribute to the reduction of antimicrobial and antiparasitic use in livestock and to minimising the development of resistance for the benefit of animal and public health contribute to animal welfare by better prevention of diseases and renewed animal management and farming systems on a larger scale, contribute to food security and competitive and sustainable livestock systems, by reducing the burden of disease and reducing impact on international animal trade  
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Company Offices

  • Germany
  • D-52425 Jülich