Veterinary Research Institute of Thessaloniki, established in 1997, is a research unit of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization DIMITRA (former NAGREF).The main purpose of the Institute is conduction of research aiming to the:

  • Improvement of livestock production (productivity, farm  management,  sustainability)
  • Sustainable development, characterization and use of local animal genetic resources
  • Protection of public health
  • Disease prevention and control in farm animals
  • Improvement of reproductive performance (classical and biotechnological methods)
  • Hygiene and technology of food of animal origin
  • Development of livestock systems, environmental protection, animal welfare and production of quality products
  • Hygiene, quality and food safety in particular animal origin
  • Toxicology of animals and feed

In addition to their research activities the researchers:

  • Provide scientific support to the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • Participate in international Networks, Fora and Working Groups
  • Act as National Contact Points in European Scientific Committees
  • Participate in National Committees ((Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Development, National Drug Organization, etc.)
  • Provide support and services to farmers or/and their associations
  • Organize or/and participate in training programs/seminars for students, scientists and farmers

DIVISIONS

Our Amazing Team

DIRECTOR

Researcher-Manager of the IKE

RESEARCHERS

Associate Researcher

Researcher

Deputy Researcher

Deputy Researcher

Deputy Researcher

Researcher

Researcher

Researcher
 

Researcher
 

Researcher
 

Researcher

SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL

Special Scientist

Special Scientist

Special Scientist

Special Scientist

ACCOUNTING-ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL

Διοικητικός

Διοικητικός

Διοικητικός

Υπεύθυνη Καθαριότητας

Οικονομικός

EXTERNAL SCIENTISTS

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate

Husbandry 

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate