HERMES Project Final Event



The event "A pilot approach towards quality in LAS Education & Training: the HERMES project outcomes" will take place on Wednesday 16 December, from 10:00 to 12:30, on the CISCO Webex platform. This is the final conference of the HERMES project aiming at  the dissemination of the results achieved and the Intellectual Outputs developed over three years of activity.


"Harmonization & Recognition of LAS education and training in MEmber States (HERMES)" is a project funded by the European Erasmus + program in the context of Key Action 2, Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, call 2017 for the creation of strategic partnerships for vocational education and training in Europe. IZSAM is the lead partner of the project which can rely on a broad partnership composed of Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italy), Universidad de Murcia (Spain), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden), the Greek Ministry Hellenic Agricultural Organization – ELGO-VRI (Greece), VETerinary Continuous Education in Europe (VETCEE)  based in Brussels and promoted by the main European veterinary federations, and by UDANET:  a spin-off company of the D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara.


HERMES project has been the first tentative cooperation at the EU level among stakeholders involved in the education and training system in Laboratory Animal Science (LAS), in order to represent the different perspectives and converge towards common solutions so far missing for the lack of harmonization in the approach of the Member States to the implementation of Directive 2010/63 / EU. The project has developed 5 peculiar Intellectual Outputs, having a multiple impact level: a) the promotion of the mobility of competent personnel within the EU Member States - one of Erasmus+ priorities; b) a higher, and most widespread, training quality in the framework of LAS; c) development and testing of new methodologies and tools aiming at the harmonisation and mutual recognition of Education & Training (E&T) programmes in the EU.

The final event is targeted to the main policy and decision makers, stakeholders, direct and indirect potential beneficiaries, researchers and LAS E&T Providers. 4,5 ECM credits will be issued for Italian participants.


For more information, you can visit the website and contact the HERMES project team, by writing to



Documento in formato Adobe AcrobatAgenda "A pilot approach towards quality in LAS Education & Training: the HERMES project outcomes"(1336 KB)





© IZSAM December 2020
Other news

New scientific collaborations between IZSAM and Tunisia

On Wednesday, 8 September 2021, a press conference was held in Teramo, to illustrate the ongoing and new scientific collaborations between IZSAM and Tunisia to face present and future emergencies in a OneHealth perspective.


Researchers from Tunisia in Teramo for the Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2

Wasfi Fares from the Pasteur Institute and Awatef El Moussi from the Charles-Nicolle Hospital of Tunisia have been trained at the Institute to improve the sequencing  capacity and bioinformatic analysis of Tunisia's  public health laboratories.


The Director General on institutional visit to the IAM in Bari

The Director General of IZSAM, Nicola D’Alterio, went to Bari on Thursday 29 July 2021, on an institutional visit to the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute (IAM) in Bari. The occasion was useful to meet the Albanian ministerial delegation, led by the Minister of Agriculture, Milva Ekonomi.



Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale

dell'Abruzzo e del Molise "G. Caporale"


Campo Boario | 64100 TERAMO | ITALIA

Telefono 0039.0861.3321 | Fax 0039.0861.332251


Posta elettronica certificata:

Partita IVA: 00060330677

Codice Fiscale: 80006470670