We obtain the EUREKA certificate for the HEALTHWATCHER project

The HEALTHWATCHER project developed by PigCHAMP in collaboration with the Canadian company BeSeen BeSafe, has obtained the EUREKA Certificate, endorsed by the EUREKA High Level Group on 26-JAN-2018. The objective of this project, for the development and evaluation of a proactive biosecurity system for pig farms based on geoprocessing and big data technology (HEALTHWATCHER), is […]

Approval of the SUMINAPP project about zinc and copper supplementation in diet

Last week, the Eureka Secretariat officially announced the approval of the SUMINAPP project requested by PigCHAMP in the latest Eurostars call. It is a very large project, with a total budget of more than 2 million euros, which we will develop with two French entities (Animine and Cirad). The objective of this project is to provide […]

4th annual meeting of PROHEALTH project in Limassol (Cyprus)

Reunión anual del proyecto PROHEALTH (Chipre)

The 4th annual meeting of PROHEALTH project was held from November 27 to 29 in the city of Limassol, Cyprus, and was attended by 44 members of the working group. The congress began on the 27th with a meeting of young scientists who explained their activity in the project environment. Manuel Jiménez, colleague of PigCHAMP, […]

HEALTHWATCHER, a new started project thanks to CDTI

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The CDTI has once again trusted us and our R & D activity by supporting, through its Innoglobal line, a project for the development of a novel tracking system for the movement of people and vehicles around pig farms, in real time and low cost. The objective of this project, for the development and evaluation […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lameness in reproductive sows: a serious and very underestimated problem

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One of the main causes of culling sows, before they finish a full reproductive life, are the locomotion problems, which are usually defined under the generic “lameness” cause. The incidence of these injuries in hooves is much higher than it may seem to the naked eye. Mostly, lameness problems are noticed when they are already […]

SUPERSOWS project

In the next three years, PigCHAMP will develop the SUPERSOWS project together with the Brazilian company Consuitec. This project is financed by CDTI, an entity dependent on MINECO, through its Innoglobal line. The project aims to detect and characterize a sub-population of elite sows that exists in all pig farms (supersows) and determine their needs. To this […]

Certification of the CDTI-Eureka WILT project

Proyecto CDTI-Eureka WILT (Wireless Livestock tracking system)

We have successfully certified the CDTI-Eureka WILT project (Wireless Livestock tracking system). On one hand, thanks to this project we have been obtained movement patterns in Iberian pigs and calves that, after the application of the developed algorithms, these patterns explain the different animal behaviors. On the other hand, the analysis of continuous records of […]