Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries
IRTA is a public research institution, part of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Action of the regional Government of Catalonia, Spain. IRTA’s activity on animal science covers animal breeding, animal nutrition and welfare, animal health and aquaculture. In addition, other departments cover expertise in related disciplines: integral organic waste management and food technology, quality and safety. IRTA has been involved in National and European projects including monogastric species and partially covering, from a multidisciplinary perspective, issues addressed in the current call (feed efficiency and robustness).