Archives: Reports

STAR-IDAZ Data Sharing Statement

IRC Policies and Guidelines


IRC Letter of Intent

A sample Letter of Intent for organisations wishing to join the Executive Committee of the IRC. Applications may be sent to the STAR-IDAZ Project Manager, Luke Dalton at


STAR-IDAZ Final Report

Overview of all project outputs and achievements (March 2015)


STAR-IDAZ Memorandum of Understanding


STAR-IDAZ Strategic Research Agenda: Meeting Future Research Needs on Infectious Diseases of Animals and Zoonoses (March 2015)

The scientific, technological and related needs to prevent, control or mitigate animal health and zoonotic challenges in the next 20 years. Produced as a deliverable 5.2 under Work Package 5 of STAR-IDAZ.


FORE-Med Report – Building a Strategic Research Agenda for Animal Health for the Mediterranean

This report presents the outcomes of the second workshop of the FORE-Med initiative (Foresight project for the Mediterranean area), that was held in November 2014. The project, carried out between 2013-2014, under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Health, has the aim of producing the first Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) for animal health for the Mediterranean.


Animal Influenzas – OFFLU

An OFFLU Agenda for Influenza Research Priorities in Animal Species (OIE & FAO) was developed in January 2011 and in April 2014 OFFLU and STAR-IDAZ partnered to develop a focused strategic research agenda. Both reports are accessible below.

Report on Bibliometric Study (2006-2013) on Animal Infectious Diseases

Report by INRA based on the updated STAR-IDAZ Publication Database which includes papers from around the world published from 2006 through 2013. The analysis aims to describe the research subjects and international collaborations in the field of infectious diseases of production animals at the country level. Produced as Deliverable 2.3 under Work Package 2 of STAR-IDAZ.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease (GFRA, 2010)

Research Gap Analysis developed by the Global Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Alliance (GFRA), 2010.

Seven FMD gap analysis review articles were published with open access in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases (2016). The seven article topics are 1) Overview of Global Status and Research Needs, 2) Epidemiology, Wildlife and Economics, 3) Vaccines, 4) Diagnostics, 5) Biotherapeutics and Disinfectants, 6) Immunology, and 7) Pathogenesis and Molecular Biology. To view these articles visit