Farm Animal Breeding and Reproduction – Technological Platform
by Jozef Polák
Farm Animal Breeding and Reproduction – Technological Platform - we are members of exclusive society
In the December 2019 was Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, on behalf of Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources accepted for membership of EFFAB/ FABRE – TP.
The Farm Animal Breeding and Reproduction Technology Platform (FABRE TP) promotes research and innovation for sustainable animal breeding and reproduction in Europe. FABRE TP is the main contact point for farm animal breeding and reproduction organisations in Europe, aiming to mobilise the research efforts, technological development and innovation efforts in Europe. We bring together key stakeholders around a common vision for the development of technologies and practises around farm animal breeding and reproduction. FABRE TP started as an initiative of pro-active partners in breeding in 2005, then continued as an EC funded project in 2006, and is since 2009 an official European Technology Platform.
FABRE – TP is official advisory organisation promoting research priorities on Animal Breeding and Reproduction for Horizon Europe.
- Promotes sustainable farm animal breeding and reproduction in the EU
- Develops research and innovation agendas and sets priorities
- Connects industry, knowledge institutes and policy
- Supports innovation
EFFAB is an independent European forum representing farm animal reproduction and selection organisations. The membership includes cattle, pigs, poultry and aquaculture. Together with FAFR SUA Nitra were considered for membership ANAFIJ (The Italian Friesian and Jersey Breeding association), FEUGA ( The academic - private sector platform in Galicia, Spain) and the associated member Spanvall (Denmark).