Boehringer Ingelheim, two tenders to fund research in the field of bovine health

The German pharmaceutical giant, in collaboration with the World Association for Buiatrics, will finance two projects (10,000 euros each) through the ruminant welfare prize. To which is added a bonus of the same amount intended for initiatives to improve bovine medicine

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Boehringer Ingelheim in support of young scientists and veterinarians engaged in scientific research in the field of cattle health (and ruminants in general). The German pharmaceutical giant, in collaboration with the World Association for Buiatrics, will fund two research projects (10,000 euros each) through the Ruminant Welfare Awards. To these are added an additional 10,000 euros addressed to the winner of the Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund, an initiative of which Boehringer is a sponsor, aimed at supporting bovine medicine.

“More scientific knowledge about livestock welfare is needed. This is why we encourage research and support young scientists and veterinarians who are dedicated to researching the health of these animals. By supporting the veterinary community, whether through awards, sponsorships or our various events, we aim to do our part to improve the welfare of ruminants around the world,” notes Gerald Behrens, Global Marketing Manager ruminants at Boehringer Ingelheim.

The initiatives

In 2018, Boehringer Ingelheim launched the Ruminant Welfare Awards in collaboration with the World Association of Buiatrics (Wab), an independent international association aimed at promoting all aspects of buiatrics in science and practice. This year’s edition includes the award in two categories: The Ruminant Welfare Research Award is for a young graduate in veterinary science, animal science or related disciplines who has made an outstanding contribution to knowledge scientists on ruminant welfare. While the Ruminant Welfare Achievement Award will be given to a practicing veterinarian or researcher in veterinary science, animal science or related disciplines to recognize their achievements in promoting ruminant welfare. Registration open until June 1, 2022.

Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund

Boehringer Ingelheim also sponsors the Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund (Grmf). The award aims to improve bovine medicine internationally and stimulate bovine research in its broadest sense. The initiative offers grants on an annual basis to young veterinarians who further develop bovine medicine in general. There is a cash prize of 10 thousand euros. Registrations are now open until July 1, 2022.

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