Preparedness for outbreaks requires expertise in many areas, and HONOURs has united 11 European research sites that are experts in preparedness for biological threats and incidences, virus discovery, early detection, virus culture, animal models, vaccines, and awareness.


  • Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam
  • Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
  • Biomedical Primate Research Centre
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • University of Leeds
  • MSD Animal Health
  • Eidgenössisches Departement des Inneren, Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI)
  • Universität Bern



  • Labor Spiez


Host switching pathogens, infectious outbreaks and zoonosis; a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 721367.