The project brings together 14 academic or private partners (11 countries, including 10 in Europe). Their expertise in virology, genomics, cell biology, biochemistry, immunology, veterinary sciences, public health, pathology, epidemiology, economics, sociology, and modeling will ensure the implementation of the interdisciplinary approach required to reach the project’s goal.


INRAE is France’s new National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment.
The Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire (ENVT) is one of the four French national veterinary schools (ENVF).
The Hassan II Agronomic and Veterinary Institute, is a Moroccan school of engineers and veterinarians located in Rabat and created in 1966.
The Norwegian Veterinary Institute is a biomedical research institute, and the national leading centre of expertise in biosecurity in fish and land animals.
The Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise “Giuseppe Caporale” is an Italian public veterinary health institute.
Sciensano is a research institute and the national public health institute of Belgium. It’s core business is scientific research in the fields of public health, animal health and food safety.
The University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479 and today has 37,000 students and 10,000 employees – of whom more than 5,000 are researchers.

Swedish Veterinary Agency (SVA) promotes animal and human health, Swedish animal husbandry and our environment through diagnostics, research, preparedness and advice.
Biofaction is a research and science communication company based in Vienna, Austria, with significant expertise in science communication, film production, and stakeholder engagement.
The work of the German Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) focusses on farm animal health and welfare and on the protection of humans from zoonoses, i.e. infections which can be transmitted from animals to humans.

ANSES is the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety, reporting to the French Ministries of Health, the Environment, Agriculture, Labour and Consumer Affairs.
INRAE Transfert is a French technology transfer and project engineering company that promotes innovations in food, agriculture and the environment.
The university is part of Wageningen University & Research and is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’.

The Central Veterinary Laboratory of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.