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Aims of ENIRRI

To create a global database of patients with IRRIs in order to facilitate epidemiological and clinical research, and recruitment into clinical trials
To attract new researchers into the IRRIs through presentations at the ERS International Congress, and dissemination of research priorities and knowledge
To support and encourage early career researchers, many of who are applicants in this proposal, through multidisciplinary training opportunities and participation at senior levels in network activities
To facilitate applications to industry and EU sources to build IRRI research capacity in Europe and beyond
To build a network of experts in IRRI management who will determine the need for a task force, and the need for an IRRI consensus statement or guidelines for diagnosis, prevention and management

EU: European Union.