National Research Platform for Zoonoses
The National Research Platform for Zoonoses is an information and service network for all scientists active in the field of zoonoses research in Germany, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). With more than ten years of experience and over 1000 members (as of 10/2019), it is an established pillar of the zoonoses research community in Germany. Besides the BMBF, the platform is also supported by the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG), the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg).
Aims and tasks
The aim of the Zoonoses Platform is the cross-institutional exchange and interdisciplinary work at the interface of human and veterinary infection research on a national and international level. It is committed to expanding research activities in the field of zoonoses research and to promoting the networking of human and veterinary medicine.