Scottish Government's Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks, 2022 - 2025 (EPIC IV)

Project Details


The EPIC Centre of Expertise in Animal Disease Outbreaks aims to provide the best available scientific advice to inform government policy on reducing the impact of animal disease outbreaks. It provides access to expertise from across Scotland to enhance the co-ordination and synergy of the science and to stimulate innovative thinking in support of policy. This Centre builds on partnerships established in a previous initiative.
AcronymEPIC IV
Effective start/end date1/04/2231/03/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


  • Animal health
  • Veterinary epidemiology
  • Animal health economics
  • Animal disease outbreaks
  • Disease control
  • Disease surveillance
  • Data science
  • Data management
  • Animal disease


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