Work Packages

ExPO-r-Net deliverables and milestones have been successfully completed by project partners through 8 Work Packages :

Horizontal Work Packages

WP1: Coordination of the project

  • WP leader: CCRI
  • Description: Actions undertaken to manage the project and to make sure that it is implemented as planned.
  • Deliverables: Interim, technical progress and financial progress reports.

WP2. Dissemination of the project

WP3. Evaluation of the project

Core Work Packages

WP4. Addressing needs and challenges of cross-border healthcare co-operations and current expert fragmentation

WP5. Paediatric Oncology tumour board ERN based on eHealth/ICT concepts for sharing and providing expert advice

  • WP leader: HULAFE
  • Description: Tumor Boards (TB) are the paradigm of multidisciplinarity and expertise in Pediatric Oncology. Developing a coherent ICT strategy and create an interoperability architecture for ExPO-r- NeT TBs will facility access to the best expert care to all children with cancer in Europe without travelling.
  • Deliverables: Report identifying European tumour boards of ECTGs providing ICT logistics.

WP6. Defining criteria for a common process for identification and recognition of PO expert centres in Europe

WP7. Cross-border dimension of long-term follow-up: survivorship passport with crucial treatment & follow-up data

  • WP leader: ULUND
  • Description: This work package will build on the experience and results from the ENCCA Network and the PanCareSurFup project, as well as expertise from SIOPE and the PanCare Network.
  • Deliverables: Set-up a virtual late-effects advisory centre for specific care needs of childhood cancer survivors.

WP8. Integrating children with very rare tumours in a European Reference Network

  • WP leader: AOPD
  • Description: WP8 will be dedicated to paediatric rare cancers and identify centers of reference, formulate and implement standard of care guidelines, offer consultancy services to European centers of paediatric oncology, allow the exchange of data between centers, and planning of clinical and biological studies.
  • Deliverables: Standard of care guidelines for VRT and very rare STS.


CCRI - Children’s Cancer Research Institute, Zimmermannplatz 10, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Project Coordinator

Professor Ruth Ladenstein

Project Manager

Barbara Brunmair, Priv. Doz. Dr.

Dissemination Management Team

SIOP Europe (SIOPE), the European Society for Paediatric Oncology 

Address: Av. E. Mounier 83, 1200 Brussels, Belgium