The main mission of E.S.C.O.T. – EUROPE is to promote, coordinate and standardize the scientific research of the thermal cares regarding the three fundamental aspects of prevention, care and rehabilitation.

E.S.C.O.T. – EUROPE, has the purpose to:

  • Guarantee a coordination and a representation by the European Union as regards the aims of E.S.C.O.T.
  • Favor and promote the research on thermalism, in order to achieve new scientific discoveries as regards prevention, care and rehabilitation.
  • Organize scientific events, researching activities, training and communication to the masses as regards new methodologies of care, even about new scientific knows and about all the concerning initiatives, in particular an annual report published by means of Press & Public relations agency, mass-media and web publications.
  • Favor the creation of new European standards regarding thermalism.
  • Support the acknowledgement of information and consulting agencies, scientific updates as regards the field of thermalism.
  • Favor the knowledge and the exchange of information among various European associations and scientific communities in the field of thermalism, for example by means of the creation of an own world internet web site completely devoted to researches on thermalism.
  • Observing and promote services, products and the quality of the thermal supply of the State members of E.S.C.O.T. – EUROPE
  • Make aware and drive to a continuous update of techniques to doctors and to all the resources employed in the supply of thermalism, in particular by means of collaboration with scientific communities and associations concerned by thermalism.
  • Promote and implement the research, the innovation and the development of new sector's services according to the needs of the European citizens.
  • Cooperate with the highest European institutions and adopt any initiative which can drive to a quality improvement of services and European health resorts supplies.

In particular the Committee will carry out the following activities:

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES: round tables, conferences, lectures, congresses, debates, scientific exhibitions, projections of films, documentaries, slides and anything else it is considered interesting for the field of thermalism.

COMMUNICATION AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES: press conferences, permanent office, press agency, dispatches, promotional campaigns, relationships with corporate bodies and private associations, etc..

TRAINING ACTIVITIES: training courses for doctors and for the auxiliary personnel and all professionals, constitution of committees or groups of study and research, etc..

PUBLISHING ACTIVITIES: publication of a magazine-bulletin, brochures and books, publication of acts of conferences, seminars, studies and researches acts, etc..

ASSOCIATIVE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES: meetings and demonstrations among partners, take part to demonstrations of other corporate bodies etc..

E.S.C.O.T. – EUROPE, as regards activities of scientific field can make use of Scientific Experts, study and research. Tasks assigned to that group could be for example:

  1. observing and evaluating the quality of the services and products of the European health resorts.
  2. collecting data and documents (structuring archives and libraries).
  3. evaluate research projects and events.
  4. epidemiological researches.

The Committee in order to fulfil the mentioned above institutional, aims to apply for European economic funds by the European institutions that will be devoted to fulfil its finalities. According to its non profit statute, E.S.C.O.T. – EUROPE may undertake all actions and activities serving its aims.