The European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) was founded 40 years ago and is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in organ transplantation. Facilitating a wealth of international clinical trials and research collaborations over the years, ESOT remains committed to its primary aim of improving patient outcomes in transplantation. With a community of over 8,000 members from around the world, ESOT is an influential international organisation and the facilitator of the biennial congress which hosts approximately 3,500 experts who come to meet to explore and discuss the latest scientific research. ESOT attracts the foremost transplantation experts to work in its committees and sections. ESOT works with leading transplantation experts and supports research, education, and European policy changes.
To improve outcomes for patients with terminal organ disease by means of transplantation, organ regeneration and substitution.
- To promote sustainable scientific advancement through multidisciplinary communities of healthcare professionals
- To deliver first-class education, training and career advancement opportunities to all healthcare professionals, with specific training programmes for low-income countries
- To work with partner organisations, professional bodies, and competent authorities to improve public and institutional awareness of organ donation and the latest research in the field
- To develop and promote policies for equitable access to transplantation and related therapeutic strategies