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

Innovation Systems in Animal Farming

Livestock sector development and priority setting is heavily dependent on a good understanding of current animal farming and livestock production practices and information systems available and in development. This blog post sets out to describe and include tools to monitor, gather, transform and above all share vital information between key stakeholders that can help the […]

Health Innovation with the Internet of Things
Health Innovation with the Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to turning every-day items into interconnected objects through the internet. So that mundane objects, like your coffee cup, could be connected to a network of your other belongings and feed in data from several data points. With microchips and nanotechnology, every object can be digitised. The Internet of Things is […]

PetDialog+ by Zoetis
Case Study: PetDialog+ Canine Wellness System

PetDialog+ is the next generation of pet wellness monitors by Zoetis Centre for Digital Innovation. It is a small, non-invasive accelerometer that is worn on the collar, acting as more than just an activity monitor to establish a dog’s behavioural rhythms.