2021 ECCR Virtual Meeting

It is our pleasure to invite you to the second ECCR 2021 virtual meeting, that will take place on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October 2021.

Mentoring Programme Kick Off


Join us for the first event in our Mentoring Programme on 
Thursday 23rd September at 15.30 CET, which will be held on Zoom. 

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ECCR 2021: 24th Meeting of the European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR) – October 8 – 9, 2021


Dear friends and colleagues,

Since last year´s meeting was such a success and because we want to make sure that everyone can participate, we have decided to host ECCR 2021 as a virtual meeting!


It is our pleasure to invite you to the second ECCR 2021 virtual meeting.

Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October 2021.

Aims: The 24th meeting of the ECCR will focus on recent advances in vascular damage and cardiometabolic disease, new aspects on cardiovascular health in women and a hot topic session on the relationship and impact of COVID-19 on cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

Highlights of the 24th Meeting

  • The programme includes state-of-the art lectures by keynote speakers, oral communications, and poster sessions with dedicated time for trainees and new investigators.
  • Special awards will be given to trainees and fellows and to the winner of The Art in Science Competition.
  • There will be also a social activity with networking possibilities.

Programme outline
An exciting and comprehensive programme that covers major topics in the field including:

  • Vascular and immune mechanisms in hypertension
  • Novel aspects of sex and CVD
  • Obesity, metabolic disorders, and cardiovascular disease
  • Covid-19 and cardiometabolic disease
  • Early Career Researcher sessions
  • Business meets Academia. Science and technology for life. 

Call for abstracts

Abstract submission will open on: 22nd July 2021

Deadline for abstract submission: 6th September 2021

  • Both oral and poster communications will be presented by speakers in moderated sessions using power point presentations.
  • Oral communications: 10 min + 5 min discussion
  • Poster communications: 5 min + 3 min discussion

Submission details will be provided soon.

Art in Science Competition: Find the beauty of science through art!

All participants in the ECCR 24th virtual meeting are encouraged to showcase the artistic side of science by submitting to The Art in Science Competition!

Images will be displayed on the ECCR webpage, all participants will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite image and the winners will be announced at the closing ceremony.

Submission information to follow shortly.


Registration fee for all participants: 50 €

If you have any comments or suggestions, please let us know. You are welcome to contact us at: Margaret.Kinninmont@glasgow.ac.uk

Best regards

Organizing Committee

Ana Briones, Matthias Barton, Marko Poglitsch, Koen Reesink, Carmine Savoia, Maria-Christina Zennaro, Marta Gil-Ortega (Early Career Researcher), Francisco Rios (Early Career Researcher), Giacomo Rossitto (Early Career Researcher) 

Please  click below to view the preliminary Virtual Meeting programme.