Science & Research

Advancing science and research


The European Respiratory Society aims to advance science and research through several key activities which support the respiratory community.

8 major respiratory disease areas:

Navigate through ERS activities, opportunities and news by disease area
placeholderInterstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease

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placeholderPaediatric respiratory diseases

Paediatric respiratory diseases

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placeholderPulmonary vascular diseases

Pulmonary vascular diseases

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placeholderRespiratory critical care

Respiratory critical care

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placeholderRespiratory infections

Respiratory infections

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Sleep and breathing disorders

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Supporting research

Alongside research funding opportunities, ERS supports the research community through a number of different initiatives.

EU projects

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ERS and the European Lung Foundation (ELF) collaborate on a number of EU-funded projects that look at unmet medical and societal needs in the respiratory field. The projects address different aspects in the translational process and how observations in the clinic, laboratory or community turns into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public.