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Improving professional neonatal care in Europe and beyond

We thank our partners for helping us improve neonatal education worldwide.

Our Corporate Partners

Aguettant is a family-owned pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development, industrial production and distribution of innovative injectable pharmaceutical specialties that meet the demands and the needs of healthcare professionals and patients. Founded in Lyon, France in 1903, Laboratoire Aguettant’s growth has been rooted in its engagement with the medical world and its pharmaceutical expertise in injectable medication.

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused pharmaceutical company. It is focused on creating genuinely innovative medicines and improving access to them. Inspired by its Values and what science can do, AstraZeneca is focused on accelerating the delivery of life-changing medicines that create enduring value for patients and society.

Chiesi Farmaceutici is among the top 50 pharmaceutical companies in the world. It researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in three specific areas: AIR (products and services in the respiratory field, from infants to adults), RARE (innovative solutions and personalized services to improve the quality of life of patients with rare and ultra-rare diseases) and CARE (products and services to support specialist care, personal care and well-being).

Gennisium Pharma is a privately owned company, created by individuals with diverse experience in the pharmaceutical industry, and notably, in the development and marketing of treatments for rare metabolism disorders, paediatric formulations and Orphan drugs. It aims to manage key and strategic functions in house, in particular Regulatory Affairs, Medical and Marketing as well as Commercialisation of drugs, with its own sales force, in key European and export countries.

Medela turns science into care while nurturing health for generations, through advancing research, observing natural behavior and listening to its customers. Medela supports millions of moms, babies, patients and healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries all over the world.  As the healthcare choice for more than 6 million hospitals and homes across the globe, Medela is dedicated to developing innovations that build better outcomes, providing the leading research-based breast milk feeding and baby products, healthcare solutions for hospitals, and clinical education.

Our Institutional Partners


Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder Regensburg is the largest Catholic hospital in Germany and a teaching hospital of the University of Regensburg. Around 3,300 employees in 30 clinics and institutes as well as in 34 centres take care of about 52,000 inpatients and 115,000 outpatients annually. Since 2021, the Barmherzige Brüder Regensburg Hospital has been given the mandate of a maximum care provider.


The University of Southampton is a public research university in Southampton, England. The university is known for its strong emphasis on research, innovation, and interdisciplinary study. It offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various fields, including Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Natural and Environmental Sciences, and Social Sciences. It has a strong international reputation and consistently ranks among the top 100 universities globally.

The Hospital Sant Joan de Déu stands as a renowned teaching hospital, specializing in the fields of pediatrics, gynecology, and obstetrics. The institution is equipped with 362 beds and features a suite of 12 state-of-the-art operating rooms. With a dedicated team of over 1,200 professionals, the hospital facilitates more than 4,000 annual births, tends to 130,000 emergency cases, accommodates 26,000 admissions, and conducts 13,000 surgeries, making it a vital healthcare hub in the region.


The Warsaw Medical Academy has consistently upheld a dedicated mission of equipping a highly skilled healthcare workforce to serve the healthcare needs of Poland and the European Union. Its rich legacy of experience, comprehensive academic programs, a predominantly practitioner-oriented faculty, and innovative pedagogical methodologies seamlessly harmonize with the contemporary requirements of employers, invariably contributing to the notable accomplishments of its alumni.

ESN programming is supported by unrestricted grants from our corporate partners. Partner organisations do not influence ESN policy, content, or programming.

Become a Partner

About the ESPR & ESN

The European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) has been at the forefront of Paediatric medical care and innovation since 1958. As one of the oldest and most prolific Paediatric research societies in Europe, the ESPR co-organises annual conferences, supports investigators with research grants, runs a mentoring programme and disseminates cutting-edge findings through its journal Pediatric Research, amongst others. It currently has ten sections representing different Paediatric sub-specialties. Our mission: developing and applying research to improve newborn and child health.

The European School of Neonatology (ESN) represents the educational arm of the ESPR. It equips medical professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, competences, and attitudes required to practise high-quality neonatal medicine tailored to their local clinical setting. Taking into account principles of evidence-based medicine, ESN programming joins theory and practice so that medical professionals can effectively practise Neonatology at all levels of care.

Corporate Partnerships

Access to high-quality education is a universal right, which is why the ESN delivers world-class neonatal education online that is also tailored to the local context – think global, train local!

By becoming a Corporate Partner of the ESN, which is set to become the premier neonatal learning offer across Europe and beyond. you can make a real difference improving neonatal education and training. Corporate Partners support our mission by providing unrestricted grants in three key areas:

  • Trainee scholarship
  • Learning implementation
  • School support


If you want to learn more about the ESN didactics and medical training as well as opportunities for collaboration, please get in touch with Mr Pascal Fentsch, the ESN Managing Director.

Institutional Partnerships

The ESN’s mission is to equip medical professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, competences, and attitudes required to practise high-quality neonatal medicine tailored to their local clinical setting.  

By becoming an Insitutional Partner of the ESN, you share our goal of improving neonatal care and education worldwide. Our Institutional Partnership aims to support each organisation’s efforts in various areas, such as:

  • Content development (to support the development of learning activities)
  • Events (to co-host neonatal training events)
  • Outreach (to cross-promote organisational opportunities)


If you want to learn more about the ESN didactics and medical training as well as opportunities for collaboration, please get in touch with Mr Pascal Fentsch, the ESN Managing Director.