Generating a buzz
in the world of animal health

The Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive)

Pioneering innovation delivery in animal health

We utilise transformational digital and data analytics tools to advance the wellbeing of domestic animals


Problem Solving

Education & Training

Knowledge Brokering

The animal health research centre, startup and incubator

vHive operates out of the University of Surrey

The Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive) is a research centre, startup and incubator supported by a co-investment of £8.5 million in resources dedicated to the development and adoption of new digital technologies in animal health.


Latest news from vHive

Digital Innovation – A Vet Student’s Perspective

As a vet student with a keen interest in all things tech, I was thrilled and intrigued when I heard about plans for a new venture in veterinary technology to be based at the University of Surrey. The Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive), is an exciting new partnership between the university (incorporating specialist input from […]

Interview with vHive Data Scientist Dan Cooper

Who are you? Hi, I’m Dan Cooper and I’ve just joined vHive as a Data Scientist. What’s your personal philosophy? Let’s fix this! Can you tell us the story of your employment journey? I’ve worked in a few areas now, although still fresh on the scene. Whilst I was studying Computer Science at Brunel University, […]

Welcome to the Surrey Vet School Biomechanics lab, part of the vHive family

We caught up with Dr Constanza Gomez Alvarez (PI and Lecturer) and Dr Alexander Humphries (Research Fellow in Animal Biomechanics) in the Animal Biomechanics Lab where they perform innovative research on canines with portable equipment that is on the cutting edge of science. Amongst other projects, the two are performing research on foot loading and […]