The European Society of Cardiology is a founding member of the Alliance for Biomedical Research in Europe (BioMed Alliance), together with the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO), the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
The BioMed Alliance aims at promoting the best interests and values of research across all medical disciplines in Europe, in those general areas where common interest is identified.
The objectives of the BioMed Alliance include to:
- facilitate and improve biomedical research in Europe
- develop a framework for better training and mobility of young researchers in Europe
- improve public understanding of medical science in Europe
Through its actions, the Alliance intends to:
- promote excellence in European biomedical research
- advocate for increased funding in favour of biomedical research
BioMed Alliance Executive Committee
Prof. Karin Sipido, President
Prof. Ulf Smith, Past-President
Prof. Julio Celis, Vice-President
Prof. Laurent Nicod, Treasurer
Prof. Colm O'Morain, Board Member
Prof. Gustave Moonen, Board Member
Prof. Paul Parizel, Board Memner
May 2012 : "THE FUTURE OF HEALTH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN EUROPE: THE NEED FOR STRATEGIC ACTION" joint event of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation and of the Alliance for BioMedical Research in Europe (BioMed Alliance)
Programme of the conference
Report of the conference
Apr 2012 : European Council for Health Research (EuCHR) Concept Paper
EuCHR - Illustrating its major impact on European Health Research
Jan 2012 : "Horizon 2020: Addressing the health Challenge"
May 2011 : BioMed Alliance Written Response to the European Commission Green Paper "From Challenges to Opportunities: Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation funding"