Antimicrobial Resistance

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark


Kemitorvet, building 204, 2800 Kgs Lyngby,
Denmark | Website

Date of designation

8 November 2019

Areas of work

  • Development and dissemination of protocols for AMR bacteria identification and characterization
  • Development and delivery of training programmes
  • External quality assurance programmes for AMR detection
  • Microbiological risk assessment
  • Public health and genomics in the context of animal and human health
  • Genomic epidemiology applied to bacterial genome 

Key activities

  • Conducting training, education and development of online e-learning courses on AMR
  • Developing and deliver training curricula and facilitate training courses in the area of AMR testing, whole genome sequencing and bioinformatics
  • Developing bioinformatics tools for AMR data generation and communication
  • Provide support in developing laboratory capacity for AMR surveillance (through AST and metagenomics)
  • Conducting research concerning the global surveillance of foodborne AMR and pathogens in food animals
  • Developing, administering, and maintaining quality control and external quality assurance programmes for international, national and regional laboratories

Working languages

  • Danish
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Swedish
  • Thai 

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