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Research Initiatives

The ESC Committee for European Relations is committed to reach the following objectives:

  • To increase standing of CV research at EU level
  • To explore mutual interests in the field of Research together with Cancer, Diabetes, Hypertension, Atherosclerosis
  • To ensure exchange and communication with European Institutions such as DG Research and
    • Promote a global view or CV research, particularly translational research (including translation of basic to clinical (trials) and from evidence to practice (outcomes research)
    • Lobby for streamlined application and budgetary procedures for EU funding
    • Lobby for improved reviewing of EU scientific applications
    • Circulate information on EU CV research programs to ESC constituent bodies and constituents
    • To increase attractiveness of Research for junior doctors/trainees