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EFORT’s actions towards the future EU Research Framework Program: Horizon 2020.
Last October, EFORT, in collaboration with EULAR (European League against Rheumatism), organised an EU workshop support the prioritization of research in the field of Musculoskeletal Diseases (MSDs) for the next decade. This was aimed at including formally research in the musculoskeletal field into the Horizon 2020 programme.

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EFORT 2013: Many highlights, many registrations
The 14th Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) takes place this year in Istanbul, from June 5 to 8. A city of growing prominence, with a magnificent history and rapidly developing economy, is the ideal location for a congress dedicated to a particularly dynamic field. Appropriately for such a setting, the programme offers impressive highlights.
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EFORT Announces the Digital Launch of its Official Newspaper, Orthopaedics Today Europe
Rolle, Switzerland — EFORT is pleased to announce its official newspaper, ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE, is going to a digital format as of January 2013.
Previously published in print by SLACK Incorporated, ORTHOPEDICS TODAY EUROPE is being streamlined into a web-based digital newspaper specially formatted to be mobile-friendly.
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New Bone & Joint/EFORT Travelling Fellowship - application now open
The Bone & Joint/EFORT Travelling Fellowship (BJJ-EFORT TF) is a new venture, initiated and funded by the British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery (BESBJS) and supported by the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) and the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).


AAOS International Scholarship Programme

The AAOS International Surgical Skills Scholarship programme improves the quality and outcomes of orthopaedic care in developing countries through education.

This rich clinical exchange helps international participants and U.S. hosts build rewarding, lifelong relationships through a shared love and practice of orthopaedics.

For more information and to apply, please go to