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External open innovation partner programPrevention/control of ketosis and/or hypocalcaemia in dairy cows

Are you interested in partnering or collaborating with a global veterinary company to translate your new science into a new medicine for animal health?

What we are looking for

Metabolic disease is a key problem in the transition period of dairy cows. All peripartum dairy cattle experience: a period of insulin resistance, reduced feed intake, negative energy balance, lipolysis and weight loss in early lactation. Alongside this hypocalcaemia and ketosis affect cows with the higher incidence.

Managers of herds at high risks for ketosis have these options: orally drench propylene glycol, feed calcium propionate, feed rumen-protected choline prepartum and/or postpartum and/or feed monensin postpartum.

They are not able to prevent the disease properly.

We are looking for a solution for the prevention /control of ketosis and/or hypocalcaemia in Dairy cattle. The candidate project should have in vivo efficacy on lab animals (mandatory) & in vivo efficacy and safety studies on target animals (optional). Regarding intellectual property, we are interested in partnership with exclusive rights for veterinary applications.

What we offer & How does it work

All proposals will be assessed by our Research & Development team. Based on the level of interest within the Company research portfolio and strategic fit, we will enter into discussion with selected candidate(s), potentially leading to partnership agreements or collaborations.

Proponents that submit proposals of interest will be contacted within 8 weeks of submission to clarify additional details.

What to submit

Submit your proposal online (it takes about 20 minutes) in a form and length that is sufficient to provide the substance of the proposal and its innovativeness (short description of data on file). The applicant should also provide information about his or her critical knowledge that is applicable for the project and how that knowledge could be supplemented (i.e., what is additionally required to complete the project).

Privacy, confidentiality & FAQ
The Company

The Company will not share the information beyond its own staff; your initial proposal should contain only non-confidential information.
If your proposal is selected, the Company is open to complete a Confidentiality Disclosure Agreement (CDA).


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The company

The Company is a global veterinary group in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceutical products and vaccines for companion and farm animals (ruminants, pigs, and poultry).

Present in over 100 countries, the Company has averaged double-digit growth since its creation.

The Company works with an extensive network of business and scientific institutions worldwide to keep up with the latest advances in research and to find the best solutions for today and tomorrow.

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