Our mission is to promote excellence in research into the field of calcified tissues within Europe, and to ensure the findings are disseminated to enable benefit to patients with metabolic bone disease.
Aims of the ECTS
- To advance scientific knowledge of the structure and function of calcified tissues and related subjects.
- To promote basic and clinical research in this field and to publish and disseminate the results of such research.
- To foster a multidisciplinary approach and to stimulate, through meetings, symposia, study groups, lectures, seminars and other means, exchange of information and collaboration.
- To act as an authoritative body for the purpose of consultation in matters of public and professional interest concerning research in calcified tissues and related subjects in Europe.
The European Calcified Tissue Society is a company limited by guarantee. The Company does not have shares or shareholders, but instead it has its members. The day-to-day management of the Society is carried out by the directors. Profits that the Company may generate are used to provide research grants and to subsidise other activities to further the aims and mission of the ECTS.
The constitution is made up of the memorandum and the articles.
Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in Scotland No SC220522. Registered office: Raeburn Christie, 16 Albyn Place Aberdeen AB10 1PS (All correspondence to be addressed to PO Box 337, Bristol, BS32 4ZR, UK)
Membership applications are invited from anyone working in calcified tissues and related fields whether in a clinical or a research based capacity, from anywhere in the world, and at whatever stage in your career.