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EASO is an action driven association and develops projects in order to meet our charitable objectives.

  • Raise Awareness of Obesity as a major health priority in Europe
  • Develop, Promote and Deliver Education for the prevention and management of overweight and obesity in Europe
  • Promote, Inform and Engage in European Obesity Research
  • Disseminate key obesity-related Messages/Evidence-based Guidelines and Developments
  • Communicate with relevant internal and external Stakeholders and Promote multidisciplinary Collaboration

EASO only develops projects that meet these objectives and that are designed to have an impact on patient, scientific and medical communities of Europe. These ambitious goals are achieved through collaboration with partners that share our strategic vision and promote a multi-stakeholder approach.

EASO only develops projects that meet these objectives and that are designed to have an impact on patient, scientific and medical communities of Europe. These ambitious goals are achieved through collaboration with partners that share our strategic vision and promote a multi-stakeholder approach. EASO only partners with organisations demonstrating a clear commitment to addressing the challenge of obesity in Europe and to helping EASO achieve its charitable objectives.  EASO only accepts funding for specific projects and via unrestricted grants, and is currently engaged in project partnerships with Danone Research; Sanofi; Johnson and Johnson; and Novo Nordisk.  All partnerships are governed by EASO Partnership Guidelines.

WHY IS EASO IMPORTANT?

Connects

EASO connects the leading obesity specialists in Europe. As a dynamic and active biomedical association, EASO has strong networks in over 30 countries across Europe and plays a major role in the most relevant European obesity projects.

Delivers

EASO delivers education in Europe through its Task Forces and COMs network, in the form of workshops, symposia, training courses and schools, online course offerings, position statements and guidelines.

Improves

EASO improves the standard of obesity management in Europe through its Collaborating Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) network, and via management guidelines, educational courses, mentoring and development COMs initiative, and scientific exchange programmes.

Supports

EASO supports and develops research and the development of position statements through its Scientific Advisory Board and via its participation in several EU funded research projects.

Informs

EASO informs and collaborates with a range of stakeholders across Europe, including the EU Commission and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, to improve and emphasise the understanding that unhealthy overweight and obesity are major European health issues.

Develops

EASO develops the scientists of the future through its Awards for Scientific Excellence and New Investigators United programmes.

Engages

EASO engages with and represents European obesity patient communities via its European Obesity Patient Council.