Manca Grazia

Grazia Manca | Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie Role Director (ad interim)
Department SCS4 – Epidemiology
Phone +39 049 8084136

Professional profile

Grazia Manca is director (ad interim) of the SCS4 – Epidemiology Department of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie. Since 2007, Grazia Manca has been the head of the Veterinary IT & Information System Laboratory at IZSVe. From 1993 to 1994 she worked as veterinarian for the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale di Piemonte, Valle d’Aosta, Savona and La Spezia. In 1994 she moved to the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie. In 1999 she was awarded a postgraduate specialisation in Veterinary Law, in 1996 a ostgraduate specialisation in Avian technologies and pathologies. She graduated in Veterinary medicine in 1993.

Her research activities particularly focus on information systems applied to public health and food safety, epidemiological surveillance, e-government on administrative process simplification and document dematerialization, performance analysis, open data.

For IZSVe and the Regional Information System, she is working at drafting new IT analyses to design new management software for IZSVe laboratories and implementing it in collaboration with the IT Department; she is also the contact person for the implementation and management of the Regional Information System for the LPHUs of the Veneto Region.

At international level, she has been collaborating on some projects of metadata catalogs implementation and publication of health data, within the EU-funded Epizone circuit (Network of Excellence for Epizootic Disease Diagnosis and Control) and other international research projects.


  • Manca, G; Boaretto, E, Bille, L; Dalla Pozza, M; Arcangeli, G; Marangon, S The shellfish monitoring plan Information System for automatic communication between Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) and the Public Services in the Northern-East of Italy (2018) – presentazione in virtual session al convegno IMCIC 2018, Orlando – Florida
  • Manca, G; Bille,L; Boaretto, E; Barbagli, E; Dalla Pozza, M; Mazzuccato , M; Arcangeli, G; Marangon, S. Protocolli innovativi di comunicazione fra Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) e Servizi territoriali nel settore della molluschicoltura (2016) Convegno SIRAM 10-11 novembre 2016, Roma.
  • Mazzucato,M.; Trolese,M.; Ferrè,N.; Mulatti,P.; Lorenzetto,M.; Trimarchi,D.; Manca,G.; Marangon,S. What is metadata and why is such a good idea? (Poster session) (2015) – Xth International Congress for Veterinary Virology – 9th Annual Meeting of EPIZONE – Changing Virus in a Changing World – Proceedings
  • Manca, G.; Brichese, M.; Marangon, S.; (2015) (Poster) New protocols of communication between Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) and the public services using mobile solutions Proceeding ISVEE 14 Annual meeting – Veterinary Epidemiology & Economics: Planning Our Future
  • Manca G., Ricci A., Brichese M., Marangon S. Web-oriented tools to allow automatic communication between private and public components in the field of milk production in North-eastern, Italy. the 5th international Multi-Conference on Society and Information Technologies, 4 – 7 March 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA.