EUPiG (Pigs)



AHDB Pork – the pig levy division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board


LF -Landbrug & Fødevarer, Pig Research Centre


ADT – Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Tierzüchter e.V.


FBF – Förderverein Biotechnologieforschung e. V.


NPA – National Pig Association


QS – Qualität und Sicherheit GmbH




DGZ – Dierengezondheidszorg Vlaanderen


VHT – Vágóállat- és Hús Szakmaközi Szervezet és Terméktanács, Livestock and Meat Marketing Board


ANPROGAPOR – (La Asociación Nacional de Productores de Ganado Porcino)


INTERPORC – La Interprofesional del Porcino de Capa Blanca


PVE Productschappen Vee, Vlees en Eieren


IFIP Institut du porc Recherche et Expertise pour la filière porcine


INAPORC, l’interprofession nationale porcine

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L’Union des Groupements de Producteurs de Viande de Bretagne


IFA – National Pigs and Pigmeat Committee, Irish Farmers’ Association

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COPA-COGECA (European Farmers – European Agri-Cooperatives)


N.AG.RE.F. – (National Agricultural Research Foundation) Veterinary Research Institute of Τhessaloniki (V.R.I.)

The European Pig Innovation Group (EUPiG) is an informal collaboration between a number of farming organizations who have agreed to work together to improve the coordination of applied research, development and knowledge exchange in European pig farming.

Pig farming organizations from Belgium, Denmark, England, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Spain and Portugal and COPA COGECA took part in the first EUPiG meeting in Brussels in September 2013. As a first step members of the group have since been sharing details of current research projects. There is an open invitation to farming organisations throughout Europe with an interest in pig farming, applied research, development and knowledge exchange to join EUPiG.

In 2015/16, the contact for EUPiG is Charlotte Evans ( from AHDB Pork, the pig levy division of the UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.


NEWS View all news from Pigs sector


Animal Task Force 7th Seminar Report available

Animal Task Force published the Session Report of its last Annual meeting held in Brussels, the 28th October 2017, entitled: “Food integrity in the food chain: How can the animal production sector contribute?”. The topics discussed were the visions of the animal primary production both from civil society and private sector. The document gathers the [...]

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EFSA Scientific Opinion

The EFSA Animal Health and Welfare panel have received a request from the EU commission to provide a “Scientific opinion concerning a multifactorial approach on the use of animal and non-animal based measures to assess the welfare of pigs” EFSA-Q-2013-00667  The deadline for completion is 30/04/2014

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New Project Aims to End Tail Docking

A group of seven European research institutions, including Scotland’s Rural College and Newcastle University, have been awarded €2.5M for their collaborative project ‘FareWellDock’. They hope that by decreasing tail biting risk through environmental enrichment and developing better early warning tools of impending problems they can help farmers to stop tail docking. The project which aims [...]

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EVENTS View all events from Pigs sector


World Veterinary Vaccine Congress

The 2nd World Veterinary Vaccine Congress will take place next October in Barcelona (Spain). The main focus of the Congress will be on the scientific and technological innovation in livestock vaccines, emerging diseases, influenza, companion vaccines and bioprocess and manufacture. The event will represent an opportunity where the global vaccine industry meets to discuss commercial [...]

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The 10th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)

The ESPHM is a joint collaboration among three parties including the European College of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM), the European Association of Porcine Health Management (EAPHM) and, for the ESPHM 2018, the Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA) at Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA). Its 10th edition of the symposium will rappresent [...]

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2nd International Conference on Animal Health Surveillance

Second announcement – ICAHS2 – Call for papers now open! Authors are now coridally invited to submit papers to be presented at ICAHS2, 7-9 May 2014. The deadline for paper submissions is 1 December 2013. Similar to the first ICAHS in 2011, ICAHS2 will provide a platform for discussion and interaction among surveillance stakeholders – [...]

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