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To help tackle the global antimicrobial resistance crisis the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment (COST Action CA18217) aims to optimise veterinary antimicrobial use with special emphasis on the development of animal- and disease-specific treatment guidelines and refinement of microbiological diagnostic procedures.


Next Meeting

19 – 20 November 2020 next ENOVAT Management Committee meeting.

Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment

Working groups

Exploring fundamental aspects of antimicrobial research to build a larger critical mass of experts in veterinary antimicrobial stewardship throughout Europe.

Areas of expertise

Optimizing Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment

The action has built a network of experts for veterinary microbiological diagnostics, antimicrobial stewardship and treatment guidelines throughout Europe.


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Strain database, clinical breakpoints


Antimicrobial stewardship


Treatment guidelines

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Scheme for people from COST countries to fill out

Scheme for people from non-COST countries to fill out


Activities and publications

News about ENOVAT’s activities including reports on research, education and publications.

ITC conference pre-approved grants

ENOVAT just pre-approved 4 applications for Inclusiveness Target Countries Conference (ITC) grants.   1. First application 1.1. Application from: Nik...

Call for Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM) Applications

Call number 1 for STSM is open. STSMs can have a duration of between 5 days and 90 days (and up to 180 days if the applicant is an Early Career Invest...


Workshops, courses, conferences

2nd ICECVM 25-27 October 2020


Tenth International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents in Veterinary Medicine (AAVM). Brussels, November 23-25, 2020


New Approaches to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria August 2021, Lake Maggiore, Switzerland


Quantification, Benchmarking and Stewardship of Veterinary Antimicrobial Usage Third International Conference 3 – 4 December 2020 @ Hannover


Setac Europe 2021, that will be held in Siviglia in May


6th International Symposium on Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance – EDAR 6 from 30 May – 4 June 2021 in Gothenburg


ICVCSAC 2020: 14. International Conference on Veterinary Clinical Science and Animal Care. Zurich, Switzerland


30th Annual ECVIM-CA Congress. On-line