Poultry production has been under serious threat from multitude of avian diseases. To improve control of these diseases requires global collaboration and partnership between the researchers and industry. The Pirbright Institute took the initiative to establish the Global Alliance for Research on Avian Diseases (GARAD) its aim to increase collaborative working among researchers and industry in preventing, controlling and combating avian diseases.
Between 29 June – 1 July, The Pirbright Institute will be leading the Global Alliance for Research on Avian Disease (GARAD) inaugural conference, creating global partnerships to bring together the academic community and poultry industry.
A ceremony to celebrate one of the most prestigious and important European prizes for invention has taken place, and The Pirbright Institute’s Professor Luke Alphey was there as one of fifteen finalists recognised as one of Europe’s top innovators.
The European Inventor Award organised by the European Patent Office (EPO) celebrated its tenth anniversary. The event took place on 11 June at the Palais Brongniart, the historic Paris stock exchange.