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ERS advocates for change in Europe by focusing on respiratory-related policy areas, such as tobacco control, air quality, research and innovation, and lung cancer. ERS raises awareness of lung health issues with politicians to ensure policies are based on science, and works closely with the European Lung Foundation to ensure patient needs are prioritised.Find out more
The ERS membership is made up of 35,000+ people from over 160 countries. ERS connects respiratory professionals from all backgrounds and offers opportunities for funding, learning, career development, involvement in shaping public policy and much more.More about ERS membership Already a member? Sign in to myERS
ERS Assemblies are the backbone of ERS. The assemblies, and groups within them, underpin all ERS scientific and educational activities. ERS members choose their assembly and group affiliations based on specialist areas of interest and play a key role within these groups to help set the agenda.View all ERS Assemblies Log in to myERS to review your choices
ERS presents Mid-Career Gold Medals with grants of €50,000 to researchers who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of Asthma, COPD, IPF.
Each year at Congress, ERS bestows a number of prestigious honours upon selected individuals based on their achievements in the field of respiratory medicine.
A variety of sponsored awards are presented to individuals who have excelled in research in respiratory science and medicine.