IGEH/INRO is a collaborative non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Vienna, Austria, with it activities directed internationally.
Our mission is to improve the treatment of patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury through applied research into preventing, treating TBI patients and reengineering trauma systems in the region by discovering new evidence or applying it into practice. In order to do this we create research networks and partnerships. We are opened to students, scholars in their early years of professional life through peer-visits and mentoring. We are dedicated to sharing our results with broad public, both lay and professional, by using printed as well as electornic media.
INRO aims to be the leading Austrian organisation in research in many aspects of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), in translating scienfic findings into clinical care and thus contributing to continuous quality improvement for the care of TBI victims, while pursuing and advancing the best clinical treatment, education, and research.
INRO participates in the international project Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI) implemented within the 7th Framework Programme of European Commission. More info here: www.center-tbi.eu