CORDIS
EU research results

CORDIS

English EN
Training Risk Assessment in Non-human Antimicrobial Usage

Training Risk Assessment in Non-human Antimicrobial Usage

Objective

The project aims at the development of a multidisciplinary early-stage training (EST) site on identification, characterisation and assessment of public health risks associated with non-human use of antimicrobials. TRAINAU will bring together early-stage researchers (ESRs) with different backgrounds and provide them with the multidisciplinary scientific and technological competences necessary to perform high-level research and obtain substantial progress in this field. The proposed size of the training site includes 6 PhD fellows and 6 fellows with shorter stays totalling duration of 288 months. TRAINAU builds on experience gained in Denmark. The country has established a fully integrated surveillance program on antimicrobial usage and antimicrobial resistance in animals, food and humans. The EST site consists of six inter-related research groups located at two universities and two national reference laboratories in Denmark. The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University is the co-ordinator. The research groups have the necessary expertise, capacity and infrastructure for the realization of the proposed project. The partner institutions have generated a large proportion of the research, which has supported recent regulatory changes in EU. The international dimension of TRAINAU will be ensured through the networks of the host group with European universities and research institutions as well as with international organisations. EST fellows will establish links across Europe, stimulating future international collaborations and producing positive effects on their future careers. TRAINAU will contribute to coordination of research training in the area of microbiological risk assessment and enable dissemination of principles and methods for surveillance of antimicrobial usage and resistance to other European countries. TRAINAU will also contribute to reinforce the capacity of emerging groups through enhancing the scientific capacities of the visiting ESRs.
Leaflet | Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors, Credit: EC-GISCO, © EuroGeographics for the administrative boundaries

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

Address

Noerregade 10
Copenhagen K

Denmark

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

Administrative Contact

Henrik Caspar Wegener (Professor)

Participants (1)

Sort alphabetically

Expand all

THE ROYAL VETERINARY AND AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

Denmark

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 7819

  • Start date

    1 April 2005

  • End date

    31 December 2009

Funded under:

FP6-MOBILITY

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

Denmark