Work Packages

Work package 1 assures the network management and coordination as well as an efficient project-administration (including the financial management) and an effective communication.

Network coordinator and workpackage leader: Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom, co-leader Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany

Work package 2 provides an overview over the status quo of the current economics applied to animal health teaching activities, techniques and good practices. It collects and analyzes data, materials and methods already available and creates a database to save and represent data and current teaching materials.

Leader: Agrifood Research Finland, Finland

Work package 3 assesses the current needs for economics applied to animal health teaching, training and research in Europe. It identifies new developments and trends that will define future needs and defines goals for teaching and training.

Leaders: Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, France and Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy

Work package 4 develops and tests new teaching materials and innovative teaching tools for teaching and training of animal health professionals at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
It organizes and provides courses for staff of veterinary faculties or organizations involved in training and working with animal health professionals.

Leaders: Wageningen University, Netherlands and University of Zagreb, Croatia

Work package 5 promotes communication within the network and beyond. It develops a tool to support information exchange and to disseminate the teaching material and curriculum developed in the project. It supports the network to reach self-sustainability.

Leader: Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Norway

Work package 6 evaluates NEAT and its outputs: It assesses the impact of the novel teaching materials developed and collects data on the adoption and adaptation of economics skills in the ‘trainees ‘working environment.

Leader: Federation of Veterinarians in Europe, Belgium