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Websites

Websites

The Pirbright Institute has produced and manages a number of websites to communicate its research to a variety of stakeholder groups and collaborators. Listed below are websites that are maintained and/or coordinated by the Institute.

Veterinary Vaccinology Network

The Veterinary Vaccinology Network funded by BBSRC, is a multidisciplinary community who aim to address the unmet needs in veterinary vaccinology, continuing in the fight against animal diseases and consequently those that have the potential to spread to humans. The network aims to enhance collaborations between scientific researchers, industry, policy makers and regulators to design, develop and deliver safe and effective next-generation vaccines against new and (re)-emerging diseases.

 

European Union Reference Laboratory for bluetongue

The European Council and the Commission have designated European Union Reference Laboratories (EURLs) with scientific and technical expertise within the areas of animal health, public health and zootechnics in a number of legal acts to prevent, control and eradicate major animal diseases.

The European Union Reference Laboratory for bluetongue was set up under Council Directive 2000/75/EC and is part of the Non-Vesicular Diseases Reference Laboratories based at The Pirbright Institute.

 

European Union Reference Laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease

The European Council and the Commission have designated European Union Reference Laboratories (EURLs) with scientific and technical expertise within the areas of animal health, public health and zootechnics in a number of legal acts to prevent, control and eradicate major animal diseases.

The European Union Reference Laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease was set up under Council Directive 2003/85/EC and is part of the Vesicular Diseases Reference Laboratories based at The Pirbright Institute.

 

OIE/FAO Reference Laboratory Network for foot-and-mouth disease

The OIE and FAO have designated reference laboratories with scientific and technical expertise within the areas of animal health, public health and zootechnics to help prevent, control and eradicate major animal diseases.

The purpose of the Network of OIE/FAO FMD Reference Laboratories is to make available accurate and timely data to support global surveillance and control of foot-and-mouth disease.

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