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Animal Health and Welfare (ANIHWA) ERA Net

This call is administered through ANIHWA

Call status: Closed
Previous call: 17 November 2014 – 2 July 2015


This is a joint call, costs should be entered at 100% FEC onto the European forms. We will pay 80% of the requested costs, as per standard BBSRC rules.

Funding total

We have committed up to £1M for this call.

Number of projects funded

Grant ref no. Principal investigator Research organisation Title
BB/N023803/1 Professor Marian Dawkins University of Oxford ANIHWAcall3. Validation of automated welfare assessment for poultry
BB/N023897/1 Dr Andrew Butterworth University of Bristol ANIWHA call 3 – iMBData Integrated Broiler Data
BB/N023889/1 Dr Lesley Bell-Sakyi The Pirbright Institute ANIHWA call 3: ARBONET Epidemiological models for control of arboviral disease for Europe


We will be only providing support for the following:

  • The vector-borne disease subtopic within Topic 1 – Disease control and surveillance
  • All subtopics in Topic 3 – Animal welfare

Key aims

Topic 1, subtopic: Vector-borne diseases

  • Epidemiological modelling of tick-borne diseases
  • Alternative possibilities for vector control

Topic 3: Animal welfare

  • Novel tools, methods and technologies applied to understanding animal welfare and its measurement and assessment
  • The effects of production diseases and conditions on animal welfare
  • Pain research
  • Support towards a community defined database will be considered as long as other funders were involved to at least an equal extent and that there should be a clear plan for sustainability beyond the period of ANIHWA funding


  • Pre‐proposals application deadline: 12 February 2015, noon CET (closed)
  • Invitations for full proposals sent to project coordinators: week of 4 May 2015
  • Full proposals application deadline: 2 July 2015, noon CET
  • Funding decisions are expected to be announced at the end of October 2015

Related calls: animal health animal welfare