Author: Robert Taylor

Symposium: Filling the knowledge gaps in animal disease control, 20 October 2021

A symposium organised by DISCONTOOLS in collaboration with STAR-IDAZ IRC, and hosted by AnimalhealthEurope will be held on the 20 October 2021. This will be a ‘face-to-face’ meeting held in Brussels rather than a virtual meeting that we have become used to. The symposium will draw on the DISCONTOOLS and STAR-IDAZ IRC initiatives to identify […]

Veterinary Vaccinology Landscape Survey: Community Consultation

UKRI-BBSRC, on behalf of the veterinary vaccinology research funders and programme owners, are consulting the research community (including those in academia, funding agencies, industry and others) on the current veterinary vaccinology research and innovation needs, as well as the future perspectives. The overall purpose is to gain a better understanding of the priorities, gaps, and barriers […]

State-of-the-art Report article

An article published in the OIE Bulletin https://oiebulletin.com/?p=17807 , by S. Messori describes the work of the STAR-IDAZ IRC and provides the background to the State-of-the-art Report. The aim of this report is to provide STAR-IDAZ IRC Members (i.e., public and private research funders, as well as other animal health stakeholders) with an overview of […]

Annual state-of-the-art report on animal health research on IRC priorities

The Annual state-of-the-art report on animal health research on IRC priorities, is now published on this web site. The report aims to provide STAR-IDAZ IRC Members, as well as other animal health stakeholders, with an overview of the existing opportunities for speeding up research and boosting collaboration. Also it provides an overview of the latest discoveries […]

DEFEND reports activities and progress

DEFEND project have published an update on their progress in their 5th newsletter  describing how they have managed to collaborate during the pandemic with all of the restrictions involved.  DEFEND is a consortium of 30 scientific partners from academia, industry and government working together to halt the emergence of two viral pathogens of livestock into Europe and […]

Virtual Conference “Translating AMR R&D mapping into policy and action”

On 2 December 2020 the Global AMR R&D Hub held a virtual conference on the theme of Translating AMR R&D mapping into policy and action. The conference was held over three sessions that had three different focus areas. The recordings from all three sessions are now available at https://globalamrhub.org/news-events/events/  along with the conference report. It highlights […]

Global Coronavirus Research and Innovation Network: Pre-announcement.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are requesting proposals to coordinate coronavirus research in the following areas:  pathogen biology (including the seasonality, transmission, ecology and evolution of coronaviruses); host response; and effective intervention strategies. The call is open to consortia of academics based internationally, with one UK principal investigator acting as the network director. Principal investigators […]

The future for antiparasitic agents

Antiparasitics acting on endo- or ectoparasites represent the second largest segment of the global animal health market, accounting for 23% of market share. However, relatively few novel antiparasitic agents have been introduced into the market during recent decades. One exception, and a groundbreaking 21st century success story, are the isoxazolines, whose full potential has not […]

STAR-IDAZ IRC and the Global AMR R&D Hub Collaboration

As part of the global initiative to control and counteract the effects of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), today, STAR-IDAZ IRC and the Global AMR R&D Hub [https://globalamrhub.org/] have entered a collaboration partnership. The partnership is based on their common interest to strengthen global research efforts and reduce duplication of research on priority infectious diseases of animals […]

Pandemic – Webinar: expert’s views on emerging diseases and their control

The meeting report from the online meeting held on the 30th June 2020, is now published on this site https://www.star-idaz.net/app/uploads/2020/08/PANDEMIC-Webinar-Report-030820.pdf . It was organised by STAR-IDAZ IRC and the Collaborative Working Group on Animal Health & Welfare Research (CWG-AHW). More than 500 participants heard about lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and how research on animal […]