The European Proteomics Association (EuPA) is the federation of European national proteomics societies. EuPA was founded in 2005 and is a federation of 21 European national proteomics societies. It has been established to coordinate and integrate national initiatives within the proteomics field. The main objectives are to strengthen and promote fundamental research and applications, as well as education and training in all areas of proteomics throughout Europe. EuPA is a non-profit organisation.
The current Executive Committee was elected in September 2017 and is composed by:
- President: Andrea Urbani
- Vice-President: Lennart Martens
- Conference & Communication committee: Fernando J. Corrales
- Education committee: Karl Mechtler
- EuPA Journals committee: Andrew Pitt
- Funding committee: Albert Sickmann
- EuPA Initiatives Committee: Oxana Trifonova
In 2014 an Advisory Board was established:Primarily, a lively interaction between the Committees and the senior member scientists is intended for a continuous development and adaptation of an appropriate strategy for EuPA’s optimal positioning in the Proteomics community.
- Head: Friedrich Lottspeich
Current EuPA country members are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Polen, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and UK/Ireland