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Contact details

Dr. CP (Niels) Bogerd
Action Chair
Prof. Dietmar Otte
Action Vice-Chair
Netherlands Organisation for Applied
Scientific Research
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover 
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Citation Information for this Report

Recommended citation of this report: Bogerd CP, Annaheim S, Halldin P, Houtenbos M, Otte D, Shinar D, Walker I & Willinger R (2015). Helmet Optimization in Europe: The final report of COST Action TU1101 / HOPE, Brussels, Belgium.

ISBN: 978-90-5986-465-8
Publishing date: September 2015

COST Action TU1101 / HOPE internet resources:

This website summarises the work carried out within COST Action TU1101 / HOPE, which is identical to our final report. Additional details can be found in the extensive Working Group reports available from this website (see below for download options).

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The copyright of the content of this report remains with the authors. Nothing from this report is to be used or reproduced without prior written permission.


The authors are grateful to (i) Toni Bellanca (two points copy), who acted as the technical writer of this report, for her care and commitment; (ii) Niqui Seuntjens (Apestaart) for her expertise and support regarding graphic design and DTP; (iii) Joachim Nehmzow for his excellent administrative support. This report is based upon work from COST Action TU1101, supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).

During the course of our Action, one of our members - Antonietta Stendardo - passed away at far too young an age. We again express our deepest sympathy and condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues.


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