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Farmed animal disease and health (FADH)


  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT)

Funding total


Number of projects funded

12 - see our press release entitled " £13M India-UK collaboration in farmed animal health and disease" for more information.


This call is focussed around three priority areas and two underpinning, cross-cutting themes identified at the workshop.


  • New generation vaccines
  • Genetics of host disease resistance
  • Novel diagnostic tools

Cross-cutting themes

  • Epidemiology and modelling
  • Investigating pathogen biology at the molecular level

Key aims

  • Novel underpinning control measures and technologies to combat infectious diseases of farmed animals (ruminants, pigs, poultry, and farmed fish) and to improve their health


BBSRC (UK) - Scientific, eligibility and peer review queries

Shailja Gupta, DBT (India) - Scientific and administrative queries