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Allergy Standards attend Closing ceremony of EAACI2017 and handover to EAACI2018

Closing ceremony honours Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair and Antonella Muraro EAACI President

Antti Lauerma - EAACI Congress 2017 Chair

Antti Lauerma – EAACI Congress 2017 Chair

Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair opened this final ceremony by giving a summary of the online reach of the congress and the in person attendance. With over 8,000 delegates EAACI 2017 was the largest event of its kind in the world. Through twitter and social media the reach of the event was 20 million.

Dr McKeon and Dr Ryan enjoyed a highly informative congress with superb scientific sessions along with posters (including igloos!), plenary sessions and workshops. They met with several key opinion leaders at the congress, who were experts in the field of asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results..., allergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... and inflammation, which were highly relevant to the Allergy Standards mission and the asthma & allergy friendly certification program. They also be meet with a number of potential companies as candidates for the certification program along with testing and inspection partners including Indoor Biotechnologies.

Further details of their attendance and insights can be found on the video blog; EAACI Video blog.

The Congress took place in Helsinki, Finland from 17-21 June 2017. It was organised by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) which offers a unique opportunity to learn about new discoveries and exchange experience with professionals in the field of allergy and clinical immunology.

EAACI 2017 closing ceremony

EAACI 2017 closing ceremony

The theme for the Helsinki Congress was “On the road to prevention and healthy living”. A unifying theme for EAACI, in making patients’ lives healthy, and controlling inflammation, despite their allergies.

With more than half of all Europeans soon expected to suffer from allergy, ensuring our patients have a better quality of life, despite the allergy epidemic, is an obvious goal for the association, said Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair.

Antonella Muraro EAACI President

Antonella Muraro EAACI President

Helsinki was a wonderful Congress venue and offered an excellent opportunity for Allergy Standards Ltd to investigate, at close hand, the Finnish National Programme for Allergy – a program which is becoming a model for other countries to follow.

Antonella Muraro EAACI President handed on the baton to the new President and he then played a short video and invited the audience to come to Munich in 2018.

The 2018 Congress will take place in Munich, Germany from 17-21 May 2018 and we hope to see you there!

You will find all important information the official congress 2018 website – click here

EAACI 2018 Allergy Standards

EAACI 2018 Munich

EAACI 2018 Munich innovation solutions for allergy

EAACI 2018 Munich innovation solutions for allergy

About Allergy Standards

ASL is an International standards and certification body that prepares independent standards for a wide range of products to declare their suitability for people whose lives are affected by allergies and asthma. ASL has devised a series of proprietary testing protocols, performance criteria and suitability attributes for consumer products to be eligible for certification. These have been developed using internationally recognized trigger factor avoidance recommendations including allergens and irritants. The asthma & allergy friendly™ mark is applied to products that consumers can trust have been subject to rigorous independent testing to determine their suitability. ASL’s management team possesses specialist skills in a variety of medical fields including asthma and other allergic diseases. For more information, visit

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Further Reading

EAACI CONGRESS 2018, Munich, Germany

Organised by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Europe’s largest medical association in the field of allergy and clinical immunology, the EAACI Congress 2018 offers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest discoveries. With healthcare professionals and key opinion leaders joining from around the world, this meeting offers an excellent platform for knowledge exchange, learning and networking. 

Next year’s EAACI Congress will take place in Munich, Germany from 26-30 May 2018 at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München

Event 2018 page

Founded in 1943, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is a professional medical membership organization of nearly 6,800 allergist/immunologists and related professionals around the world[1] with advanced training and experience in allergy, asthma and other immunologic diseases. The Academy is dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.

AAAAI website

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is an American professional association of immunologistsasthma specialists and allergists. The organization is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States of America.[1]

ACAAI web site

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