On November 1, 2015, UEBV concluded a 5-year exclusive distribution contract with EOS srl (Padova, Italy) for the AmiShield veterinary biochemistry diagnostics instrument. Under the terms of the contract, EOS will market and sell the AmiShield instrument and analytes to Italian vets. In May 2016, EOS successfully introduced AmiShield to Italian customers at the SCIVAC Rimini veterinary congress and trade show.