especially pigs enteritis and diarrhoea during the weaning period, as the major indication for antimicrobial use (AMU) in livestock in Europe. The alternatives include gut microbiome modulators, innovative medicines targeting the pathogen or the pig immune response, and feeding strategies for disease prevention.

Coordinator of the project AVANT is Prof. Luca Guardabassi from the University of Copenhagen (UCPH, DK). AVANT has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 817591, including 14 partners, €6 mil budget and a duration of  5 years from 01.01.2020

Partners: UCPH (Coordinator), BIOMIN, Cooperl, Klifovet AG, SEGES, RTDS, University Complutense Madrid, Ovejero Laboratories Spain, Wageningen University & Research WUR, Schothorst Feed Research (SFR), Federation of Veterinarians Europe (FVE), ETH Zürich, Royal Veterinary College London, Easy Agricare


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