Network Structure & Governance

The structural organization of the Network is depicted in the diagram below. The principal decision-making bodies are the Network Board and the Executive Board. The activities of the Network as a whole are directed and supported by the Executive Board and the Network Central Office. The Network is substructured in 10 thematic Workgroups and 7 expert Task Forces who closely interact to work towards the goals and objectives of the Network.

Collaboration with other renal societies and other ERNSs

There are also multiple interactions with bodies outside ERKNet such as the other ERNs, the professional nephrology societies and their related expert workgroups and guideline committees, the patient organizations, rare disease research infrastructures, and the EU Commission.