AgroBank Conference 2017 in Lleida

Jornadas AgroBank 2017

This week we have been in AgroBank Conference, focused on “The future of the pig sector” held in the Lleida local market on July 5. The Conference are part of AgroBank, the line of agrarian business of CaixaBank directed to the agricultural sector. The Conference was inaugurated and presided by Àngel Ros Domingo, Mayor of […]

The HEALTHWATCHER project gets the Eureka label

The HEALTHWATCHER project, that PigCHAMP will develop together with the Canadian company BeSeen BeSafe, has obtained the Eureka label. This project aims to continue the development of a novel tracking system for the movement of people and vehicles around pig farms, in real time and under low cost, and therefore, minimize the incidence of diseases in […]

XXII International Scientific Conference of PROHEALTH project, Poland

Prohealth Conference

In the framework of the PROHEALTH project, today we have participated in Puławy (Poland) at the XXII International Scientific Conference: Health – the most important factor in profitable swine production. Our colleague Gema Montalvo has presented a talk about the influence of climate and environmental conditions on the health and productive performance of pigs.   […]

2° Giornata della Suinicoltura: Biosecurity and animal health

2° Giornata della Suinicoltura

The 2° Giornata della Suinicoltura was held in Montichiari, BS (Italy) on 26 May. The event, organized by EXPOCONSULTING and sponsored by Zoetis, Boehringer, Phileo and Unitec, brought together national and international experts to present their vision on Biosecurity and animal health. Together Carlos Piñeiro, our ambassador for PigCHAMP, were Loris Alborali, Gabriele Canali, Elisa Bianco, […]

Biosecurity, an indispensable coworker on farms

Bioseguridad PigCHAMP

A well established and maintained biosecurity in farms has always been one of our pillars of work. Even more so in the scenario where we are in recent years, where the global market, modern intensive production, restriction of antibiotic use and the important movement of animals not only in volume but in distance, makes it a […]

Workshop on Emergency preparedness for Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (Brussels)

Workshop on Emergency preparedness for Trans-boundary Animal Diseases

The Workshop on Emergency preparedness for Trans-boundary Animal Diseases has taken place today 16th May 2017 in Brussels. The event is organized by the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Federation of Animal Health Services (FESASS). The workshop is aimed to contribute to build up relationship and trust between public […]

First session to train Farm Assurers, experts in the regulations of GlobalGAP


Today started the course we sponsor with MSD in Madrid to train Farm Assurers, experts in the regulations of GlobalG.A.P who can advise farmers that wish to obtain the GLOBALGAP Quality Certification. GLOBALGAP. sets voluntary standards for agricultural producers around the world, and encourages them to adopt safe and sustainable practices in the production and marketing of food.

Two new research projects funded by the ADE

The Agency for Innovation, Financing and Internationalization Business (ADE) of Castilla y León has confirmed its support for the development of two research projects through its line of aid for the realization of R & D projects of SMEs. With the first funded project, called GPSAN, PigCHAMP aims to improve the profitability of farms dedicated […]

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture


Once the GFIA GLOBAL, the largest agriculture event in the Middle East, has recently been held in in Abu Dhabi (20-21 March 2017), it is time to think in GFIA EUROPE, to be held in 9-10 May 2017, Utrecht, the Netherlands. The European edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture will host the Agtech Leaders Summit, to […]

Workshop on INNOGLOBAL Program organized by CDTI

Yesterday we participated in the workshop for the presentation of INNOGLOBAL 2017 Program, organized by the CDTI (Center for Industrial Technological Development), whose purpose was to guide companies interested in obtaining funding for international technological cooperation projects. Carlos Piñeiro presented the practical experience and lessons learned in the SUPERSOWS project, financed through this INNOGLOBAL line. You can […]