Full day symposium on Monday 27th August 2018 in Dubrovnik

A full day symposium entitled "Alternatives to surgical castration of male piglets: opportunities and drawbacks" will be held on Monday 27th August 2018, during the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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A new publication from IPEMA is available

A group of IPEMA scientists recently published a publication in Animal, entitled "Potential sensitivity of pork production situations aiming at high-quality products to the use of entire male pigs as an alternative to surgical castrates"
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Poland new member of IPEMA

IPEMA is extermely pleased to welcome Poland as new member.
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Annual meeting Lisbon 8-9 February 2018

The 2018 annual meeting was held in the INIAV headquarters,  Av. da República, Oeiras, Portugal. Oieras is close to Lisbon,+I.+P./@38.694233,-9.3199899,17z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0xd1ec8d44c99b5a5:0xb53de32e1a6cfebc!2sAv.+da+Rep%C3%BAblica,+Carcavelos,+Portugal!3b1!8m2!3d38.6951167!4d-9.3257562!3m4!1s0x0:0x432dcf658242e55c!8m2!3d38.6952082!4d-9.3184192?hl=fr    
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IPEMA organised a training School in Ljubljana, Slovenia (20-22 November 2017)

Harmonisation of methods in entire male and immunocastrate research
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IPEMA organised an Industry meeting in Cluj, Romania (29th September 2017)

29th September 2017, Cluj, Romania, 14:00-18:00 IPEMA invited stakeholders from the pork industry to discuss the issues around piglet castration and present the state of the art of the knowledge on alternatives to surgical castration without pain relief, focussing on the production of entire males and immunocastration
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Join one of EFSA's scientific panels

Join one of EFSA's scientific panels. Deadline to apply 8 September 2017.
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IPEMA was presented in the EAAP meeting in Tallinn

IPEMA was presented during a session of the 68th Annual Meeting of the EAAP to be held in Tallinn (Estonia) on 29th August 2017 (14:30-18:00).
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IPEMA was presented in the ICOMST meeting in Cork

IPEMA was presented during a session of the 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology held in Cork (Ireland) on 13th-18th August 2017.
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A leaflet to introduce COST action IPEMA

A leaflet to introduce Cost action IPEMA to the public has been released in March 2017. Continue reading to download the pdf or get paper copies.
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You can now apply at our Training & Education webpage for Training School

Analysis of androstenone and skatole in fat samples

Hands-on in: sample preparation, calibration curve, extraction and quantification of real & reference samples

A set of reference samples will be offered

Agroscope, Posieux Switzerland, 13 – 15 November 2019