Companion Animals multisectoriaL interprofessionaL Interdisciplinary Strategic Think tank On zoonoses

European Commission, Seventh Framework Programme

Total cost:
€ 1,133,678.60

Requested EU contribution:
€ 999,998.00

Project number:

Project partners:
Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), University of Copenhagen (UCPH), International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO), Erasmus Medical Center (EMC), World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise “G. Caporale” (ICT), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), University of Bristol (UoB)

Project coordinator:
Jan Vaarten (FVE)

CALLISTO board members:
Jan Vaarten, Nancy De Briyne, Talina Sterneberg (FVE), CALLISTO Coordinator, Chair of EAG II - Policy Actions, Leader of WP5 - Consortium Management, Secretariat; Luca Guardabassi (UCPH), Leader of WP2 - Cross EAG Meetings and Reports, and Chair of EAG IV - Zoonotic bacterial infections; Dennis Turner (IAHAIO), Chair of the EAG VII - Sociology and Welfare; Thijs Kuiken (EMC), Chair of EAG III - Zoonotic Viral Infections; Michael Day (WSAVA), Leader of WP3 - Conferences and Synthesis; Johan van Tilburg (FECAVA), Chair of EAG I - User Community; Armando Giovannini (ICT), Chair of EAG VI - Epidemiology and underlying factors; Barbara Alessandrini (ICT), Leader of WP4 - Dissemination and Communication; Gad Baneth (HUJI),  Chair of EAG V - Zoonotic Parasitic Infections.

Countries involved:
European countries, USA, Canada, Australia and New-Zealand


January 2012 / December 2014 (36 months)

Project office:
Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), Rue Defacqz, 1 - 5th floor, B-1000 Brussels, Tel.: +32 2533 70 20, Fax: +32 2537 28 28, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.