VIVALDI project

VIVALDI (Preventing and Mitigating Farmed Bivalve Diseases) is a European scientific project, financed in the framework of the EU Research and Development programme called Horizon 2020. It is carried out by a consortium of 21 partners, from 10 countries. It will last 4 years, till February 2020. VIVALDI’s overarching purpose is to increase the sustainability and competitiveness of the European shellfish industry. For this, it will aim at improving the understanding of the diseases and developing practical solutions to prevent, control and manage them. The main species to be studied will be: oysters, mussels, clams and scallops.

Latest news

General Assembly 2019

Published on 17 june

The VIVALDI consortium met in Trieste on 11, 12 & 13 June 2019.

Perkinsus marinus, Oyster Herpesvirus OsHv-1 and mortality episodes of oysters in Mexico

Published on 4 april

A contribution by Jorge Cáceres-Martínez, from CICESE, who is a member of VIVALDI's Expert Advisory Panel.

Save the date! Final conference on 26-28 November in Brest (F)

Published on 4 april

The VIVALDI project will hold its Final Conference from 26 to 28 November 2019 in Brest (F).


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 678589