Fostering innovation for better fracture management

BFCC project flyer


Flagship project of the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region


The BFCC is part of the flagship project HealthRegion of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. The project contributes to achieving the objectives of improving cooperation, exploiting the full potential in research and innovation as well as of maintaining and reinforcing attractiveness of the Baltic Sea Region. The project’s focus is on promoting transnational research and innovation between hospitals and industry within fracture management.


Associated Partners
Project Advisory Board

The BFCC’s project advisory board (PAB) is a group composed by external experts who support the project consortium in the strategic developement of the project to maximise the impact of the project results.

The PAB members are:

  • PD Dr Laurent Audigé PHD (Schulthess Clinic, University Basel, Switzerland)
    Epidemiologist – Methodology & Statistics Manager AO Clinical
  • Dr Colin Currie (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)
    Founder of the Scottish Hip Fracture Audit and member of UK National Hip Fracture Registry Steering Group
  • Prof Dr Michael Krawczak (Kiel University, Germany)
    Chairman of the TMF – Technologie- und Methodenplattform für die vernetzte medizinische Forschung e.V.
  • Prof Dr Karl-Göran Thorngren (Lund University Hospital, Sweden)
    EFORT Past President - European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology