Generating a buzz
in the world of animal health

The Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive)
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Pioneering innovation delivery in animal health

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

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The animal health research centre, startup and incubator

vHive operates out of the University of Surrey
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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.

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Role of Pets and Pet Tech in Our Lives
Role of Pets and Pet-Tech in Our Lives

Pets bring a lot of joy into an individual’s life. Most people think of their pets as members of the family. A study showed that when people pet their own dogs, they experience a significant spike in serotonin – a feel good chemical – leading to positive hormonal changes. Pets play an important role in […]

Artificial Intelligence in Animal and Veterinary Health
Artificial Intelligence in animal health and veterinary sciences

There’s a growing demand for the development and use of wearables, smart cameras and other sensors in animal health for pet animals and on farms. These devices generate a huge amount of data, which raises the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) using machine learning algorithms and real-time analysis. Check out PetDialog+ from Zoeties – a dog […]

BatchBlock a Blockchain Startup
Batch Block: Fighting counterfeit drugs with Blockchain

vHive announces Batch Block, a startup fighting counterfeit drugs and improving drug traceability using Blockchain technology. Speaking at the 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon, Canada, Professor Alasdair “Alex” Cook announced Batch Block, a British startup leveraging the features of Blockchain and distributed ledgers to fight against the counterfeiting of pharmaceutical drugs and to […]