Istituto “G. Caporale” is a public entity aiming at fisical, mental and social welfare of human beings, through the development and application of veterinary sciences. The Institute provides scientific and technical support to the National and Regional Governments in veterinary public health, promoting an integrated approach to the system of animal health and welfare and food safety.
On the basis of the acquired experience, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) have assigned the Institute the role of Collaboration Centre and Reference Laboratory in specific spheres of activity:
- Collaborating Centre for Veterinary Training, Epidemiology, Food Safety and Animal Welfare
- Reference Laboratory for Brucellosis
- Reference Laboratory for Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia
- Reference Laboratory for Bluetongue
- Reference Laboratory for West Nile Disease
ICT has a certified Quality Management System according to ISO 17025, while ICT Training Unit has a certified Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2000 standard.
Spin-off of the University of Bologna, Areté is an independent company in the field of economic research and consultancy. Born in 2002, Areté is now consultant for the most relevant institutions at the EU and national level, as well as for big companies and organisations in agriculture, agro-industry, renewable energies and advanced service sectors.
Internationally appreciated and acknowledged for its high-profile economic analyses, Areté can count on a team of specialised economists, used to work on multi-country projects, trained in the context of long-term relationships, and relying on top-level specific knowledge of the sectors covered. The company’s internal resources, combined with a wide network of external experts and researchers in Italy and other European Countries, grant the capabilities required by both global-level analyses and local-level field work.
Areté srl has a certified Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2000 standard.