The purpose of the network is to stimulate and strengthen research within the area of circulation and cardiovascular metabolic risk factors with the aim of improving prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The network includes scientists from the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Technology at Linköping University, and from Region Östergötland.
The network intends to:
- Stimulate contacts between Linköping University's medical and engineering faculties and Region Östergötland
- Coordinate, organize and /or support seminars and mini-symposium
- Financial contribution can be provided
- Organize an annual 2-day conference ("retreat")
- Support a PhD student network