Build or expand your knowledge on Göttingen Minipigs

Educate yourself on the basics of Göttingen Minipigs histology and pathology, retrieve key research findings and detailed MR/CT imaging atlases, and learn from the comprehensive references on vehicle systems and routes of administration to aid in your study design.

Göttingen Minipigs ACADEMY Course Calendar 2024

The course calendar for the Göttingen Minipigs Academy 2024 is now available and open for registration.

Are you interested in the welfare, management, and use of Göttingen Minipigs in biomedical research? See our prescheduled courses or contact us for an individual session.

We develop, breed, and supply Göttingen Minipigs for biomedical research worldwide. Based on our fundamental belief in quality, cooperation, respect, and animal welfare, we enable the development of safer and more effective medicines.


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Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Bell ring Jun 11, 2024 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Göttingen Minipigs Symposium 2024

Join this full-day symposium presenting an impressive program with prominent speakers sharing their ...

Göttingen Minipigs Academy

Göttingen Minipigs Academy

Bell ring Jun 10, 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Handling and Dosing

Learn to understand the behavior of Göttingen Minipigs and the importance of socialization and train...

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Bell ring Jun 12, 2024 | - Jun 14, 2024 |


Head of International Sales, Peter Vestbjerg, will attend AFSTAL. Stop by booth #4 for more informat...

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Whether you are looking for scientific support, need to consult a veterinarian, or wish to make an enquiry, we will do our best to help you.

Science base

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In our science base, we have collected links to a wide selection of relevant papers and knowledge-sharing. Below are a few highlights, but you are welcome to browse through the database.

IgG Humanized Göttingen Minipigs

IgG Humanized Göttingen Minipigs

Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S

Genetically altered Göttingen Minipigs, carrying a mini repertoire of human Ig-γ1/γ4 heavy and the human κ light chain genes, show tolerance to a broad range of human antibodies. This provides a novel model for safety testing and an important and viable alternative for toxicology studies of therapeutic antibodies in non-human primates.

A humanized minipig model for the toxicological testing of therapeutic recombinant antibodies

A humanized minipig model for the toxicological testing of therapeutic recombinant antibodies

Tatiana Flisikowska, Jerome Egli, Krzysztof Flisikowski et al.

A Strain Rate-Dependent Constitutive Model for Göttingen Minipig Cerebral Arteries

A Strain Rate-Dependent Constitutive Model for Göttingen Minipig Cerebral Arteries

Noah Pearson, Gregory M Boiczyk, Vivek Bhaskar Kote, et al.

Doi: 10.1115/1.4053796  

The people behind

Head of International Sales

Peter Vestbjerg

Peter has many years of experience with client management and support within the biomedical research industry. He supports you on general and special inquiries on our full portfolio of Göttingen Minipigs and connected materials and services.

Study Director

Andres Eskjær Jensen

Andres is an experienced scientist with a veterinary background. He has vast experience coordinating and running pre-clinical studies. He will be your point of contact for designing and executing studies at our facility.


Principal Laboratory Animal Veterinarian

Maja Ramløse

Maja is specialised in biomedicine and is an experienced veterinarian. She can answer questions concerning the health and welfare of Göttingen Minipigs along with other veterinary questions, both before and after delivery.

Laboratory Animal Research Veterinarian

Susi Søgaard

Susi is an experienced veterinarian and former GLP Study Director. She can answer any scientific or veterinary questions re. Göttingen Minipigs in research and development programs, as well as our QA program and the Göttingen Minipigs Academy.

Order Management & Logistics Coordinator

Mette Damgaard Johansen

Mette is one of our dedicated staff members who takes care of our customers and their orders. She can help with information about existing orders, track orders in transit, and is fluent in Danish, English, and French.

Head of Marketing

Maria Bonnesen

Maria is an experienced marketer and handles all marketing and communication affairs. She can answer questions related to the website, social media, event coordination, webinars, the Göttingen Minipigs Magazine, and sponsorships.


Brian Christiansen

Brian has extensive financial experience from international organisations and can answer questions concerning financials matters.

Executive Assistant, HR & Legal Support

Søs Pihl-Poulsen

Søs has many years of experience of supporting the top executive level, works with HR incl. recruitment, and provides internal legal support. She answers questions regarding MTAs, CDAs, and access to the Göttingen Minipigs MR and CT Imaging Atlas.

For job applications, please email


Martin Windfeld Velin

Martin is overall responsible for all activities at Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs, and has extensive managerial and international experience, especially within the operational field.

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Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S
Soroe Landevej 302
DK-4261 Dalmose

Phone: +45 5818 5818
CVR No (VAT): 17055682

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