WG-5 “Dissemination and Capacity Building”

Chair:Prof. Olaf Hiort (DE)
Co-Chair:Prof Antonio Balsamo (IT)


The Working Group 5 aids the Management Committee in the public distribution and communication policies of the Action. Specifically it will:

  • Develop the Action website
  • Coordinate the integration of Working Group results
  • Translate scientific efforts into public dissemination
  • Develop the training modules and educational programmes with priority for early-stage researchers and select appropriate faculty
  • Organise the Short-Term Scientific Missions
  • Coordinate and promote research proposals and provide contacts with funding agencies. Especially clinical trials will be promoted with the MC through the evolving European Reference Network and contacts with policy makers.
  • Communicate advances in DSD research and understanding to political decision bodies through press releases and meetings.