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These European Associations have been identified by Hyperion. This is not a recommendation, simply a list of European Associations representing different sectors. If you can recommend more Associations please email sean.mccarthy@hyperion.ie 

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University Networks

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LERU (League of European Research Universities)           www.leru.org

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EUA (European University Association)                            www.eua.eu

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COIMBRA Group                                                           www.coimbra-group.eu

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UNICA (Universities from the Capitals of Europe)            www.unica-network.eu

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CESAER                                                                         www.cesaer.org

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YERUN (Young European Research Universities)            www.yerun.eu

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The Guild                                                                         www.the-guild.eu

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ECIU (European Consortium of Innovative Universities) www.eciu.org

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EUCOR                                                                           www.eucor-uni.org

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EUROTECH                                                                   www.eurotech-universities.eu

Associations Common to All Technologies

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   Science Europe http://www.scienceeurope.org/

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   European Association of Research Managers and Administrators www.earma.org 

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   European Association of Research and Technology Organizations www.earto.org 

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   European University Association http://www.eua.be/

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   League of European Research Universities http://www.leru.org/

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   Academy of Europe http://www.ae-info.org/ae/

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   European Consortium of Innovative Universities https://www.eciu.org/

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   University Industry Innovation Network http://www.uiin.org/

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   Universities of Applied Sciences www.uas4europe.eu

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   SOCOLNET (Society of Collaborative Networks) www.socolnet.org

Regional Networks

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   ERRIN www.errin.eu

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   AER (Assembly of European Regions) www.aer.eu

Aeronautics

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   Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe www.acare4europe.org  

Agriculture

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   Consultative Group on International Agriculture Development www.cgiar.org 

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   European Association for Animal Production www.eaap.org 

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   European Association of Plant Breeders http://www.eucarpia.org/  

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   European Plant Science Organisation www.epsoweb.org 

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   European Weed Research Society www.ewrs.org or http://ewrs.org 

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   Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine http://www.svepm.org.uk/ 

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   European Crop Protection Association www.ecpa.eu

Astronomy

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   European Southern Observatory http://www.eso.org/public/

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   European Association for Astronomy Education http://www.eaae-astronomy.org/

Biotechnology

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   EuropaBio: European Association of Biotechnologies Industries http://www.europabio.org/

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   European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises www.ebe-efpia.org 

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   European Federation of Biotechnology http://www.efbiotechnology.org/

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   European Molecular Biology Organisation http://www.embo.org

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   European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations https://www.efpia.eu/

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   Partnership for Structural Biology http://www.psb-grenoble.eu/

Built Environment

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   European Council for Construction Research, Development and Innovation  http://www.eccredi.org/ 

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   CEEMET: Organisation of Metal, Engineering and Technology-based industries http://www.ceemet.org/

Cancer

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   Cancer Net Database http://imsdd.meb.uni-bonn.de/cancer.gov/index.html

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   EACR: European Association for Cancer Research https://www.eacr.org/ 

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   Radiotherapy Oncology Group on line clinical trials information http://www.rtog.org/ 

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   SIOPE: European Society for Paediatric Oncology https://www.siope.eu/ 

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   European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology http://www.estro.org.

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   European Society for Medical Oncology http://www.esmo.org/ 

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   International Agency for Research on Cancer http://www.iarc.fr/ 

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   European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer http://www.eortc.be 

Cardiology (Heart) 

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   European Heart Health Charter www.heartcharter.eu

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   European Heart Network http://www.ehnheart.org/

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   European Society of Cardiology http://www.escardio.org/Pages/index.aspx

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   World Heart Foundation http://www.worldheart.org/

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   Heart Failure Online http://www.heartfailure.org/

Chemicals

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   European Rare Earth and Actinide Society (ERES) http://ereswww.epfl.ch/ 

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   European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) http://www.cefic.be/ 

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   Association of Petrochemical Producers in Europe http://www.petrochemistry.net/

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   EuCheMS: European Chemical Sciences http://www.euchems.eu/ 

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   ECTN: European Chemistry Thematic Network Association http://www.expe.ectn-assoc.org/

Children

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  CICEA: Children's Identity and Citizenship European Association http://www.cicea.eu/

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  Missing Children Europe http://missingchildreneurope.eu/

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  Eurochild http://eurochild.org/

Culture and Heritage

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  European Centre for Modern Languages http://www.ecml.at/ 

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  European Association of Archaeologists www.e-a-a.org  

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  European Association of Social Anthropologists http://www.easaonline.org/

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  ECIA: European Creative Industries Alliance http://eciaplatform.eu/

Developing Countries

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  Science & Technology in Developing Countries http://www.scidev.net   

Economics

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  Centre for Economic Policy Research http://www.cepr.org/ 

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  European Economic Association http://www.eeassoc.org/ 

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  International Economic Association http://www.iea-world.com/ 

Education

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  European Association for International Education http://www.eaie.org/

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  European Association for the Education of Adults  www.eaea.org   

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  ESERA: European Science Education Research Association https://www.esera.org/

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  CEDEFOP: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training http://www.cedefop.europa.eu/en

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  National actions to implement Lifelong Learning in Europe (EURYDICE) http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/education/eurydice/index_en.php

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  European associations and social partners in the field of education http://ec.europa.eu/education/resources/partners-networks_en

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  European Educational Research Association http://www.eera-ecer.de/

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  European Association for the Study of Science and Technology www.easst.net 

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  EuroPACE: Trans-European network of universities & their partners in education & training http://www.europace.org/

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  European Association of Distance Teaching Universities www.eadtu.nl/ 

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  European Distance Education Network http://www.eden-online.org/eden.php       

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  Le Café Pédagogique www.cafepedagogique.net    

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  European Association for Architectural Education http://www.eaae.be/

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  European Association for Distant Education www.eadl.org 

eHealth

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  MedTech Europe: European Medical Technologies Association http://www.medtecheurope.org/

Energy Technologies

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  European Energy Research Alliance http://www.eera-set.eu/

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  European Platform for Universities engaged in Energy Research http://www.eua.be/policy-representation/research-innovation-policy/european-platform-of-universities-in-energy-research-education

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  AREA: European association of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump contractors http://area-eur.be/

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  CADDET Renewable Energy http://www.caddet-re.org/

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  Association of European Cities interested in Electric Vehicles https://www.citelec.org/en/

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  EHI: European Heating Industry http://www.ehi.eu/

Environment       

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  EEB: European Environmental Bureau http://eeb.org/

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  IEEP: Institute for European Environmental Policy https://ieep.eu/

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  Birdlife International: Europe http://www.birdlife.org/europe-and-central-asia

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  CAN Europe: Climate Action Network Europe http://www.caneurope.org/

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  Friends of the Earth Europe http://www.foeeurope.org/

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  Greenpeace European Unit http://www.greenpeace.org/eu-unit/en/

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  HEAL: Health and Environment Alliance http://www.env-health.org/

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  Transport and Environment https://www.transportenvironment.org/

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  WWF Europe http://www.wwf.eu/

Ethics

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  Nuffield Council on Bioethics http://nuffieldbioethics.org/

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  European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies https://ec.europa.eu/research/ege/index.cfm

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  EUREC: European Network of Research Ethics Committees http://www.eurecnet.org/index.html

Food Safety

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  European Food Information Council http://www.eufic.org/index/en/

Fisheries

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  European Association of Fish Pathologists http://www.eafp.org/    

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  European Association of Fisheries Economists www.eafe-fish.org

Forestry

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  European Forest Institute (EFI) http://www.efi.int

Gender 

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  Expert Database of Female Scientists www.academia-net.org

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  Portia: Gateway into Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) for all women http://www.portiaweb.org/ 

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  IEEE: Women in Engineering http://www.ieee.org/portal/pages/committee/women/index.html

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  DAC Gender Equality and Development http://www.oecd.org/dac/gender 

Geographical Information Systems 

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  Geographic Information System of the European Commission (GISCO) http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Geographical_information_system_of_the_Commission_(GISCO)

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  UNIGIS: Distance Learning GIS Network www.unigis.org/

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  Eurogi: Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information http://www.eurogi.org/  

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  EuroGeographics: European National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities http://www.eurogeographics.org/  

Geology

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  European Association of Geological Surveys  www.eurogeosurveys.org  

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  European Federation of Geologists https://eurogeologists.eu/ 

Governance

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  ECPR: European Consortium for Political Research https://ecpr.eu/

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  EPIN: European Policy Institutes Network http://www.epin.org/new/index.php

Information Technology

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  DIGITALEUROPE http://www.digitaleurope.org/Welcome

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  European Digital SME Alliance https://www.digitalsme.eu/

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  EeSA: European e-Skills Association https://eskillsassociation.eu/

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  International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration http://www.ica-it.org/ 

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  European Association for Machine Translation www.eamt.org 

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  European Union Control Association  http://www.esi2.us.es/~euca/

Innovation

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  Association of European Science & Technology Transfer Professionals http://www.astp.net/ 

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  Association of European technology transfer experts and support agencies http://www.tii.org/ 

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  European Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer. http://www.eurotex.org/ 

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  International Society for Professionals in Innovation Management http://www.ispim.org/

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  TAFTIE: European Network of Innovation Agencies http://www.taftie.org/

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  International Association of Science Parks www.iasp.ws

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  EBAN: European Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players http://www.eban.org/

Marine

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  European Association for Aquatic Mammals www.eaam.org 

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  EurOcean: European centre for information on marine science and technology http://www.eurocean.org 

Materials

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  European Federation of Corrosion www.efcweb.org

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  European Materials Research Society https://www.european-mrs.com/

Meteorology

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  EMS: European Meteorological Society http://www.emetsoc.org/

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  European Network for Earth System Modelling www.enes.org 

Nanotechnology

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  ENNA: European Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Association http://europenanoscience.org/

Natural Hazards

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  European Association for Earthquake Engineering http://www.eaee.boun.edu.tr/eaee.htm

Noise

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  European Acoustics Association www.european-acoustics.org  

Nuclear

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  FORATOM http://www.foratom.org/

Physics

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  EPS: European Physical Society http://www.eps.org/ 

Public Health

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  Eurohealthnet http://www.eurohealthnet.eu/

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  European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/

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  EUPHA: European Public Health Association https://eupha.org/

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  European Observatory on Health Care Systems and Policies http://www.euro.who.int/observatory   

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  WHO Europe: National Healthy Cities Networks http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/environment-and-health/urban-health/activities/healthy-cities/national-healthy-cities-networks

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  European Society of Cardiology http://www.escardio.org/ 

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  Health on the Net Foundation http://www.hon.ch 

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  European Association for Neuro-Linguistic Psychotherapy http://www.eanlpt.org/

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  AEPC: Association of European Paediatric Cardiology https://www.aepc.org/

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  EACMFS: European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery https://www.eacmfs.org/

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  European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery www.eacts.org 

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  European Association of Dermato-Oncology www.eado.org 

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  European Association for Dental Public Health http://www.eadph.org/

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  European Association of Neurosurgical Societies www.eans.org 

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  European Association of Radiology http://www.eurorad.org/

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  European Association for the Study of the Liver http://www.easl.eu/

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  European Association for the Study of Obesity https://easo.org/ 

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  European Association of Tissue Banks www.eatb.de 

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  European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations http://www.efanet.org/

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  European Association for Osseointegration www.eao.org 

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  European Association for Nuclear Medicine www.eanm.org 

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  European Sleep Research Society http://www.esrs.eu/home.html

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  Alzheimer Europe http://www.alzheimer-europe.org/

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  Fertility Europe www.fertilityeurope.eu

Racism

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  European Network Against Racism. http://www.enar-eu.org/ 

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  Institute of Race Relations http://www.irr.org.uk/

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  LICRA: International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism http://www.licra.org/ 

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  United for Intercultural Action http://www.unitedagainstracism.org/

Regional Development

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  AEIDL: European Association for Information on Local Development https://www.aeidl.eu/en/   

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  REVES: European Network of Cities and Regions for the Social Economy http://www.revesnetwork.eu/index.php

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  Eurocities http://www.eurocities.eu/

Remote Sensing

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  Committee on Earth Observation Satellites http://www.ceos.org/

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  European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories www.earsel.org 

Renewable Energy

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   European Biomass Industry Association http://www.eubia.org/cms/

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   European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources http://www.eufores.org/

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   World Renewable Energy Congress/Network http://www.wrenuk.co.uk/

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   EGEC: European Geothermal Energy Council https://www.egec.org/ 

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   European Renewable Energy Research Centres Agency www.eurec.be 

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   European Energy Research Alliance http://www.eera-set.eu/

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   EREF: European Renewable Energies Federation http://www.eref-europe.org/

SMEs

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   Business Europe https://www.businesseurope.eu/

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   Gate2Growth: Pan-European Gateway to Business and Innovation Financing http://www.gate2growth.com/  

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   UEAPME: European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises http://www.ueapme.com/  

Social Science and Humanities

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   ALLEA: European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities http://www.allea.org/

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   ESA: European Sociological Association https://www.europeansociology.org/

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   European Association of Experimental Social Psychology http://www.easp.eu/ 

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   European Association for Population Studies http://www.eaps.nl/

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   RISE: Raising the Impact of Social Sciences and Economics http://spitswww.uvt.nl/rise/

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   SSSRN: Social Science Research Network http://www.ssrn.com/

Sport

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   European Association for Sport Management www.easm.net

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   European Universities Sports Association www.eusa.eu

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   European Federations of Sports Medicines Association http://www.efsma.net/

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   European Network of Sport Education http://sporteducation.eu/

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   European association for Sport Employers www.easesport.org

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   European Association for Sociology of Sport www.eass-sportsociology.eu

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   European Network of Sport Science, Education and Employment http://eose.org/ressource/enssee/

Tourism

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   World Travel & Tourism Council http://www.wttc.org/ 

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   ETOA: European Tourism Association http://www.etoa.org/

Transport

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   EUCAR: European Council for Automotive R&D http://www.eucar.be/ 

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   EURF: European Union Road Federation http://www.irfnet.eu/ 

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   ENBF: European Noise Barrier Federation http://www.enbf.org/

Water

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   International Water Association http://www.iwa-network.org/

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   Global Water Research Coalition www.globalwaterresearchcoalition.net  

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   European Water Resources Association http://www.ewra.net/

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   Network of European Freshwater Organisations http://www.euraqua.org/

 

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