Taiwan-UK Partnering Awards: Surveillance of influenza viruses

Lead Research Organisation: The Pirbright Institute
Department Name: Influenza Viruses


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Description The UK has hosted a delegation of scientists from the National Defense Medical Centre in Taiwan (June 2018) and a return visit of the UK delegation to Taiwan is planned for March 2019. Collaborative talks are ongoing about joint projects.
Exploitation Route We will form good collaborative links with researchers in Taiwan where they have endemic poultry infection by avian influenza viruses unlike the UK.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Healthcare