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

VIVALDI General Assembly 2018

Published on 15 january

The 2018 General Assembly of the VIVALDI project will take place from 6 to 8 March 2018, in Weymouth (UK), at the kind invitation of CEFAS.

IMR and Cefas held a collaborative meeting at Cefas Weymouth laboratory, on 23-25 August 2017

Published on 15 january

This visit was organised as part of Vivaldi work on pathogen diversity and improving tools for better surveillance.

IFREMER VIVALDI days, 6 and 7 December, Bouin (F)

Published on 15 january

The VIVALDI Ifremer Days took place on 6 & 7 December on the IFREMER Bouin platform. About 40 persons involved in the VIVALDI project participated and exchanged on the ongoing work and the first results of the project.

Husbandry strategies to avoid mortalities linked to OsHV-1

Published on 8 september 2017

This is a review of existing published global/regional strategies to avoid entrance and survival of Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) in hatchery and nursery systems producing oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Author: CJ Rodgers, IRTA

VIVALDI workshop at EAFP in Belfast on 7 September 2017

Published on 7 september 2017

Bivalve diseases were at the heart of the discussion in this workshop organised by the VIVALDI project, focusing on pathogen diversity and emergence.



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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