The sanitary crisis impacted the SMARTER project. Several WPs had to stop their experimentations and delays are expected in several activities. An evaluation of the COVID-19 impact is on-going at the WP scale. The outputs of this evaluation will be presented to all partners and the REA to take potential remediation measures.
SMARTER has hit the ground running during the first 18 months since its inception (November 2018). The reason is because the scientists and industry partners have built into the project, a combination of existing and new data sets to address the key questions in the project specifically related to sheep and goats. Much of the […]
Postdoctoral position: “Develop prediction models to manage trade-offs and optimise resilience and efficiency in small ruminants”. Join the interdisciplinary European project SMARTER: apply for the position! The research will be carried out at the MoSAR lab in Paris and Palaiseau. Application deadline: September 15th, 2020. For more information and application read the job vacancy.
PhD position: Combining genetic and modelling approaches to develop new non-invasive biomarkers of resilience based on milk metabolites The PhD fellow will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers from two INRAE Units working within two European projects; SMARTER (Small Ruminant Breeding for Efficiency and Resilience) and ADAPT-HERD (Management strategies to improve herd resilience and efficiency […]
The 2nd SMARTER newsletter is now available! Enjoy your reading at: https://bit.ly/2M8PnK6 For receiving the future issues please sign up here.
The 1st SMARTER annual meeting took place on 26-29th November 2019 and was hosted in Edinburgh, Scotland, by the Roslin Institute of the University of Edinburgh. The meeting brought together 76 participants representing the 27 partners and 16 different stakeholder’s organizations involved in the project. On 28th November the meeting began with a warm welcome […]
An opportunity: the CDB (Common Dissemination Booster) “Fitter Livestock Farming” In Horizon 2020 many projects share the same concerns, and the EC encourages them to do a joint dissemination, to gather their objectives, pool their results and their stakeholders, and organize joint communication events. In the field of animal science, the CDB Fitter Livestock Farming […]
The 43th ICAR Conference held in June in Prague offered a chance to present the Smarter Project to an audience of more than 400 participants, mainly formed by technicians and managers of breeding and DHI organisations. Also the participation of relevant companies involved in genetic and genomics products, health, nutrition and laboratory equipments made possible […]
The 1st SMARTER newsletter is now available! Enjoy your reading at: https://bit.ly/2VSGt5r For receiving the future issues please sign up here.
The SMARTER poster is now available in the Communication Package section of the website. Feel free to download it and disseminate it among your network contacts!