Mission & Objectives

  • To provide a uniting forum for those medical personnel and scientists actively involved in antimicrobial resistance surveillance, in order to promote a better understanding of antimicrobial resistance.
  • To provide opportunity to enhance co-operation and to establish links with and between networks of resistance surveillance programs.
  • To promote awareness and facilitate the early detection of emerging antimicrobial resistance.
  • To contribute to an understanding of the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in Europe.
  • To reconcile techniques used in resistance surveillance and to investigate the diversity of European techniques.
  • To provide an opportunity for training in resistance detection and surveillance.
  • To improve access to European data on surveillance.