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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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Associations Common to All Technologies

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

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    The Academia Europaea http://www.acadeuro.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/index.php

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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 http://eciu.web.ua.pt/

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

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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

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    IBN www.ribn.eu (Regional Innovation and Business Network for Central and South East Europe)

 

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 www.algonet.se/~sirius/eaae.htm 

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         European Association for Research in Astronomy www.iap.fr/eara/ 

 

Biotechnology

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

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    European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises www.ebe-efpia.org 

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    European Federation of Biotechnology www.efbweb.org 

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    EUROBIOBIZ: Linking Life Sciences to Business www.eurobiobiz.com

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        Bio Society Website http://biosociety.cordis.lu/ 

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        Young Entrepreneurs in Life Sciences Network (YELS.Net) http://www.yels.net

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

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     European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations http://www.efpia.org

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         Ag BioTech InfoNet  http://www.biotech-info.net/ 

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         European Federation of Biotechnologists http://efbweb.org/ 

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         Partnership for Structural Biology http://psb.esrf.fr 

 

Built Environment

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

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         Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation http://content.asce.org/cefi/HomePage.html

 

Cancer

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         European Cancer Research Managers Forum http://www.ecrmforum.org/

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    European Partnership Against Cancer http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_information/dissemination/diseases/cancer_partnership_en.htm

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

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         Children Cancer Group http://www.nccf.org/ 

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

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         American Association for Cancer Research http://www.aacr.org/ 

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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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Cardiovascular Disease (Europa) http://ec.europa.eu/health-eu/health_problems/cardiovascular_diseases/ms_uk_en.htm

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European Heart Network http://www.ehnheart.org/content/default.asp

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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/

 

Chemical

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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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         CEFIC EU Chemicals Policy Review webpage  www.chemicalspolicyreview.org 

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

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         Alliance for Chemical Sciences and Technology in Europe http://www.chemsoc.org/networks/ENC/allcheme.htm 

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         European Network for Chemistry http://www.chemsoc.org/networks/enc/ 

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         Federation of European Chemical Societies (INTAS) http://www.intas.be/ 

 

Children

 

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 Children Identities and Citizenship in Europe http://cice.londonmet.ac.uk/

 

Culture and Heritage

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

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         European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages http://www.eblul.org/  

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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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    European Cultural and Heritage Network http://www.echn.net/echn/

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    European Creative Industries Alliance http://creativebusiness.org/content/european-creative-industries-a

 

Developing Countries

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

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         PhRMA (Health Care in the Developing World). http://world.phrma.org/ 

 

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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         Association for science education www.ase.org.uk/aseinfo.html 

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         European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) http://www.cedefop.eu.int/index.asp?sitemap   

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         National actions to implement Lifelong Learning in Europe (EURYDICE) http://www.eurydice.org   

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         European associations and social partners in the field of education http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_en.html

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         European Educational Research Association http://www.eera.ac.uk/ 

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

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         Trans European network of universities & their partners in education & training (EuroPACE) 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 (The latest developments in teaching methods & a discussion forum) www.cafepedagogique.net    

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         European Association for Architectural Education http://www.eaae.be/eaae2/index.php

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         European Association for Distant Education www.eadl.org 

 

eHealth

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         EHRA (European Trade Associations for medical technology)

 

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 www.eua.be

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    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration European Association http://www.area-eur.be/go/area/1/en-US/DesktopDefault.aspx

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    CADDET Energy Efficiency website http://www.caddet.org/

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         European Website on Energy Research: R&D needed for hydrogen http://ec.europa.eu/research/energy/nn/nn_rt/nn_rt_hy/article_1144_en.htm

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         Association of European Cities interested in Electric Vehicles www.citelec.org 

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         European Association of Surface Heating and Cooling http://www.eu-ray.com/

 

Environment       

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ERNST: European Research Network for Sustainable Technologies http://www.dechema.de/f-und-i/europa/englisch/ernst/f_ernst.htm

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         CALM network: Coordination of European Research for Advanced Transport Noise Mitigation  http://www.calm-network.com   

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         European Centre for Nature Conservation http://www.ecnc.nl/

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         Co2Net: Carbon Dioxide Knowledge Transfer Network  http://www.co2net.com/ 

 

Ethics

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         The Nuffield Council on Bioethics  http://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/home/index.asp

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         European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies http://ec.europa.eu/european_group_ethics/index_en.htm

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         European Ethics Network: A Forum for Ethics in Europe http://www.kuleuven.ac.be/een/Contents/introduction.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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         Women in Engineering (IEEE) 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 

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         Women in Industrial Research http://ec.europa.eu/research/science-society/women/wir/index_en.html

 

Geographical Information Systems 

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     Geographic Information System of the European Commission (GISCO) http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page?_pageid=2254,62148876,2254_62153824&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

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         UNIGIS, a worldwide network of educ.institutions which offer distance learning courses in GIS,  www.unigis.org/

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

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         EUROGEOGRAPHICS: providing digital maps and geographical data on Europe http://www.eurogeographics.org/  

 

Geology

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         European Association of Geological Surveys  www.eurogeosurveys.org  

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         Directory of Geoscience Organisations of the World http://www.gsj.jp/Intl/Dir/a.htm 

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         AGIWEB (American Geological Institute http://www.agiweb.org/  

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         Forum of the European Geological Surveys Directors (FOREGS) http://foregs.eurogeosurveys.org/

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         Association of European Geological Societies http://www.aegs.org/aegs.html 

 

Governance

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         European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/ 

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

 

Humanities

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         ALLEA (European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities) www.allea.org

 

Information Technology

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         Knowledge Board: Knowledge Management and Innovation http://www.knowledgeboard.com 

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         TRAIN-IT: Business Plan Training http://www.train-it.org 

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         European Multimedia Forum http://www.e-multimedia.org/

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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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         The Innovating Regions in Europe network  http://www.innovating-regions.org  

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     STRINNOP: Strengthening the Regional Innovation Profile http://www.strinnop.net/ 

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          Join2Grow: European network for entrepreneurs http://www.join2grow.biz/Default.aspx 

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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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         Helping Innovators: Business Incubators http://www.cordis.lu/incubators/ 

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

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    Taftie www.taftie.org

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    International Association of Science Parks www.iasp.ws

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    European Business Angels Network 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 http://www.emrs-strasbourg.com/

 

Meteorology

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         Climate Network Europe http://www.climnet.org/ 

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         European Ozone Research Coordinating Unit http://www.ozone-sec.ch.cam.ac.uk/  

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    European Network for Earth System Modelling www.enes.org 

 

Nanotechnology

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         Nanoforum: European Nanotechnology Gateway http://www.nanoforum.org/ 

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         NANOCOM: Scottish Centre for Nanotechnology in Construction Materials http://www.nanocom.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/ 

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         The Physics Department & Documents Network http://www.phys.vt.edu/PhysNet/

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         The American Physical Society http://www.aps.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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      Previous Public Health policy programmes http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_overview/previous_programme/previous_programme_en.htm

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      European Public Health promotion networks http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_overview/previous_programme/promotion/networks_promotion_en.htm

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

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       European National Healthy Cities Networks http://www.euro.who.int/healthy-cities/natl/20040714_1

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

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       Cardiovascular Research: journal of the European Society of Cardiology http://www.elsevier.com/homepage/sab/cardio/ 

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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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       Association of European Paediatric Cardiology http://www.aepc.org/aepc/nid/Home

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       European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery www.midthird.demon.co.uk/EACMFS.html 

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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.dundee.ac.uk/eadph/index.htm

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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.ch/

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       European Association for the Study of Obesity http://www.easoobesity.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/cms/front_content.php

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       Alzheimer's Europe http://www.dementia-in-europe.eu/

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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/index.htm 

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

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         UNITED for Intercultural Action: European network against nationalism, racism, fascism & in support of migrants & refugees  http://www.united.non-profit.nl/ 

 

Regional Development

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         European Association for Information on Local Development www.aeidl.be   

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    European Network of Cities and Regions for the Social Economy http://www.revesnetwork.net/

 

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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         Renewable Energy House (Brussels) http://www.erec.org/organisation.html

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    Green Prices: Green energy in Europe http://www.greenprices.com/eu/index.asp

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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/menu.html  

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    European Biomass Association http://www.aebiom.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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    European Platform for Universities engaged in Energy Research www.eua.be

 

 

SMEs

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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 National Academies or Social Science and Humanities http://www.allea.org/Pages/ALL/4/731.bGFuZz1FTkc.html

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    European Sociological Association (ESA) http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/esa/ 

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         European Association of Experimental Social Psychology www.eaesp.org 

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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://www.tilburguniversity.nl/university/internationalization/rise/about/

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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 Association for Sport Management www.easm.net

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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 & Employment (ENSSEE) www.enssee.eu/ENSSEE

 

Tourism

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

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     EDEN Network http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/tourism/eden/eden_network/index_en.htm

 

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.webs.com/

 

Water

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         International Water Association www.iwahq.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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