Hellenic Agricultural Organization DIMITRA (ELGO) is the National Agricultural Research Organization of Greece. Veterinary Research Institute (VRI) was established in 1997, as a research unit of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization DIMITRA aiming to the disease prevention and control in farm animals, improvement of livestock production, development of livestock systems, environmental protection, animal welfare, quality products, and operational support of livestock raising SMEs. VRI is located in a Campus together with 4 other Institutes which have 42 scientists and 105 technical and administrative support personnel working in fully equipped laboratories. ELGO has a considerable experience in the management of EU and National funds and a long experience in the coordination and implementation of co-financed projects such as LIFE, Archimedes I, ERA-Net EMIDA, COST Action FA0805, IEVP CT MED and FP7. For the above mentioned reasons ELGO was selected as lead partner of the project.
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