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.


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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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The 26th IPVS2020 Congress

The 26th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress will be held 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 developments related to [...]

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