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Pre-announcement: European Partnership on Animal Health and Welfare (EUPAHW) - Supporting the Future of Animal Health and Welfare

The purpose of this call is to support the future of the health and welfare of terrestrial and aquatic animals through research and innovation and the advancement of fundamental and socio-economic science.

This call is open to proposals addressing one of the research topics described below, focusing on terrestrial and aquatic animals, bee health, or wildlife where relevant (transmission of diseases of consequence to livestock or zoonotic diseases).

  • Topic 1: Novel Technologies for Prevention, Detection, Assessment, and Management of Animal Health and Welfare
    This topic includes research projects that concentrate on creating and advancing innovative technologies to enhance Animal Health &Welfare. 
  • Topic 2: Fundamental Research for Animal Health and Welfare 
    This topic involves research to advance scientific knowledge and understanding of the biological, 
    immunological, and physiological mechanisms influencing terrestrial and aquatic Animal Health &Welfare.
  • Topic 3: Animal Health and Welfare and Society
    This topic covers social, economic, or ethical studies that examine how pathogens or novel technologies or improved animal welfare might impact farmers, fishers, aquaculture producers, consumers, or the production chain.

The call will follow a two-step evaluation procedure. The call launch is planned for the 8th May 2024 when also the partnering tool will be available on the submission tool homepage. Projects are expected to start between July and December 2025, depending on grant negotiations with the relevant regional or national funding organisations.


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