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

Breiz Europe

L’Union des Groupements de Producteurs de Viande de Bretagne

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

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

EU Animal Health Strategic Research Agenda: 2017 update AVAILABLE

Europe’s veterinary public health systems are confronted with growing economic, sociological, environmental changes and challenges. A priority-focused strategy is urgently needed to best utilize the limited resources invested into animal health research for safeguarding and improving animal health for present and future generations. A foresight study was carried out as part of the ANIHWA project […]

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New report by EFSA and ECDS highlights persistance of high levels of antimicrobial resistance

The European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis affirmed that european commitment to fight antimicrobial resistance has to be renew through cooperation between countries and implementing of stringent policies. Indeed, antimicrobial resistance is far to be satisfactorily faced, as the new summary report of ECDC and EFSA demonstrates, showing up the new findings […]

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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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EVENTS View all events from Pigs sector

The 26th IPVS2020 Congress

The 26th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress will be held in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Congress will be the perfect environment where the world´s greatest specialists in animal health, biosecurity, welfare, nutrition, reproduction, business and innovation, and other subjects will exchange the knowledge and experiences and will share the last technical- scientific […]

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DISCONTOOLS Symposium: filling the knowledge gaps in animal disease control – Assessing animal health research needs for a healthy planet

The Covid-19 pandemic has renewed attention of medical, veterinary and research communities towards the control of  infectious diseases. As a consequence, an urgent need to reassess the most pressing gaps in knowelege has arisen. For Discontools is the right time to summarise the gaps in control tools, identify disease-specific as well as cross-cutting research needs and […]

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The 16th International Symposium of animal biology and nutrition organized by The National Research and Development Institute for Biology and Animal Nutrition (IBNA Balotești) will be held online 30/09/2021-01/10/2021 . This event will bring together scientists and experts in animal biology and nutrition from all over the world to discuss the most recent research, focusing […]

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