Find vaccines against viral diseases in cattle and pigs
SAPHIR for Strengthening Animal Production and Health through Immune Response was selected by the European Commission under the research program Horizon 2020 and the security sustainable food call and priority community challenges. It aims to develop vaccine strategies against endemic pathogens causing major economic losses in cattle farms, pig and poultry. It involves 14 research institutes, SMEs 5 and a pharmaceutical company, from 11 European countries and China. The total amount of the project is 10.7 million, including 9 million by the Commission and 1.7 million by the Swiss government. Its duration is 4 years.
SAPHIR, project coordinated by INRA, is original to involve, through the various private and public partners, European and Chinese scientists for excellence in various disciplines for an integrated approach (pathologists, geneticists, microbiologists, sociologists, economists, mathematicians ...).