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

Recent publications related to VIVALDI

Published on 17 february

Italian and French researchers involved in VIVALDI have published 3 articles emphasising some first scientific results partially obtained thanks to our project.

Exchanges with US members of the Expert Advisory Panel

Published on 17 february

In July and December 2016, Colleen Burge (Maryland University-USA) participated in several joint activities with some VIVALDI partners. In January/February 2017, Ryan Carnegie (Virginia Institute of Marine Science-USA) was in France to exchange with the Ifremer team in La Tremblade.

Week of Science in Vigo

Published on 17 february

On the occasion of workshops organised by CSIC on 25-26 November 2016, during the Week of Science, the objectives of VIVALDI were presented to the wider public.

VIVALDI General Assembly 2017

Published on 25 november 2016

The 2017 General Assembly of the VIVALDI project will take place from 10 to 12 May 2017, in Caldes de Montbui in Catalunya, at the kind invitation of IRTA.

A virus, an oyster: a world of opportunities

Published on 18 november 2016

Brest, 5 December, 13:30-17:30

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Contact

Isabelle Arzul

IFREMER La Tremblade
05 46 76 26 47
isabelle.arzul@ifremer.fr

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