European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists (EuCornea)

Contact: Lucia Brocato

Website: www.eucornea.org

EuCornea was set-up in 2009 as a platform for an emerging group of eye surgeons specialising in the many new techniques and procedures being developed for corneal transplantation. The Society is a non-profit, scientific organisation active in Europe and whose purpose is in particular:

  • To promote personal relationship and exchange of scientific knowledge and practical skills among corneal specialists in Europe
  • To encourage, support and register scientific research in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease in Europe
  • To promote the dissemination of the highest level of knowledge in the field of ophthalmology and specifically in cornea and ocular surface disease among ophthalmologist and the public
  • To promote an efficient collaboration with similar organizations worldwide which contribute to progress in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease

EuCornea shares offices with the ESCRS in Dublin.

Website: www.eucornea.org

The Project

The project aims to build a common assessment methodology and establish an EU web-based registry and network for academics, health professionals and authorities to assess and verify the safety quality and efficacy of corneal transplantation.

The consortium of the project consists of eight partners: the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists (EuCornea), Fondazione Banca degli Occhi del Veneto Onlus (FBOV) & European Eye Bank Association (EEBA), NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), University of Maastricht (MU), Nederlandse Transplantatie Stichting (NTS) and Blekinge Lans Landsting (LTBlekinge).

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ECCTR Work Packages

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