In March 2017 the AHEAD 2017 workshop allowed an open discussion on how some of the gaps in animal health and drug usage data could be filled. We also discussed how filling those gaps could be paid for. More specifically, we detailed the actors along the value chain for whom these filled gaps would be very beneficial.
Our paper can be found here: Finding the Value in an Animal Health Data Economy: A Participatory Market Model Approach
To help others realise the level of support and help out there for start-up businesses, WLRfm recently visited VirtualVet to chat about our experiences with the Local Enterprise Office.
The brief video below describes how and why we started the business, name drops a few great mentors and a source of inspiration, encourages ceaseless research and describes the big advantages to appearing at the national ploughing championships – regardless of weather!