Founding board from left to right: Thomas Binder, Reinhard Griebenow, Peter Mills
The purpose of ECSF® has been described in § 2 of the Statutes:
“…2. The purpose of the Foundation is the promotion of science and research, as well as the promotion of education and professional training. The Foundation promotes and undertakes measures that are appropriate to ensure that health care for patients and occupational practice in the field of cardiovascular medicine can be performed on a standardized high level throughout Europe…”
ECSF® closely cooperates on the European level with the scientific societies devoted to this aim, i.e. European Society of Cardiology (ESC), ESH (European Society of Hypertension), EAS (European Atherosclerosis Society), as well as other national and international organisations.