The Education Committee (EC) of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) is a formally established committee of ESOT aiming to advance transplant education in Europe for all disciplines related to the field of transplantation.
The Basic Science Committee promotes scientific issues and transplantation research within ESOT. An active basic science community and an efficient translation of innovation into the clinic are crucial for the future of transplantation medicine.
The European Transplant Allied Healthcare Professionals (ETAHP) reaches out to allied healthcare professionals throughout Europe in order to ensure the best care possible for all transplant patients, with the aim to optimize patient outcomes.
The Young Professionals in Transplantation (YPT) is the Network for Junior Transplant professionals of ESOT, representing all young transplant clinicians and scientists who are beginning a career in transplantation and organ donation.
The mission of ECTORS is to provide a forum for discussing and stimulating novel developments in the fields of cellular therapies in organ transplantation, organ regeneration and generation of new organs from stem cells and biomaterials.
ECTTA is the forum for experience exchange on treatment of patients with end-stage heart and lung failure. Our aim is to improve outcomes for the patients.
EDTCO aims to support health care professionals to provide clinically effective programmes on organ and tissue donation, procurement and transplantation.
EKITA is the Organ Expert Section of ESOT on kidney transplantation in Europe, providing a forum for kidney transplantation professionals to exchange scientific information and views aimed at providing the best service to European patients .
The European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association (ELITA), previously known as the European Liver Transplant Association (ELTA), is a section of ESOT. Its membership represents the expertise on liver and intestinal transplantation in Europe.
ELPAT is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on "Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation". ELPAT currently consists of over 160 experts from more than 25 European countries.
EPITA is established to provide a forum for those working in the field of pancreas and islet of Langerhans transplantation or any other alternative form of beta cell replacement in Europe, to exchange scientific information and views related primarily to providing the best service for patients in Europe requiring pancreas or islet transplantation.
VCA has opened a new era in the field of transplantation, reconstructive and restorative surgery. This Section brings together 10 representatives of major European teams at the forefront in this field.
ESOT is delighted to launch the first edition of the ESOT Hackathon to identify and develop tools to serve the transplant patient community.
Whether it is an idea, a scenario, a prototype, an app, an interface, a proof of concept or a turnkey solution, we are looking for innovative approaches to improve the well-being and quality of life for transplant patients.
This project will target the healthcare community: patients, carers, but not only.
We aim to attract tech students, software developer active in the medical field expert in intellectual property, innovation management, data privacy etc
Due to the current health pandemics uncertainty within Europe, the first Edition of the ESOT Hackathon 2021 will take place online. Project submissions, further development and jury will happen through online means.
The ESOT Hackathon 2021 is coordinated by a group of ESOT leaders:
Anna Forsberg, ETAHP Chair (Sweden)
Giuseppe Feltrin, EDTCO Board Member (Italy)
Pisana Ferrari, Patient Advocate (Italy)
Luca Segantini, Chief Executive Officer (Belgium)
Ariane Brusselmans, Project Director (France)
More experts in complementary areas like intellectual property, technology, venture capital etc. will be involved to provide advice and connections.
The process of the hackathon is to identify tools for patients, specifically to promote self-management, telemedicine, data transmission to carers and, in general, to improve the well-being and quality of life of transplant patients. ESOT is delighted to invite industry partners to be part of its prestigious hackathon initiative, a competitive event where participants collaborate to build proofs of concept and minimum viable products.
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