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

Analysis of the stakeholders' perception of shellfish diseases

Published on 29 april

The analysis of stakeholders' perception of shellfish diseases was a key objective of the VIVALDI project. A report was delivered in March 2019, following a long sociological analysis in 4 different European countries. The analysis was pushed a little further in France, where supplementary work was carried out.

Final conference (26-28 November, Brest) - The presentations are online!

Published on 16 january

The VIVALDI project held its Final Conference from 26 to 28 November 2019 in Brest (F). The presentations are now available online.

General Assembly, 19-20 February 2020, Nantes (F)

Published on 16 january

This is VIVALDI's last meeting before the closure of the project. All consortium members are invited to register before 03 February 2020.

New VIVALDI video online!

Published on 13 january

Check out our final video, to know everything about the VIVALDI project, its main outcomes and future perspectives!

2019 VIVALDI publications

Published on 9 august 2019

In 2019, VIVALDI researchers have published 7 articles emphasising some key scientific results obtained thanks to our project. Most of these publications are the outcome of joint work between different European teams.


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Scientific coordinator:

Isabelle Arzul

IFREMER La Tremblade
05 46 76 26 47

Project management:

Estelle Delangle

IFREMER La Tremblade
05 46 76 26 27

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