The European Platelet Network (EUPLAN) aims to provide an international excellence platform for information exchange and promotion of basic and clinical research on blood platelets and megakaryocytes. The network therefore supports the organization of a biannual conference in Europe for basic scientists and clinicians working in the field of platelet and megakaryocyte research.

  • The first edition of the conference in Maastricht (The Netherlands) was a great success with more than 200 participants.
  • the 2nd EUPLAN conference was held September 25-26th 2014 in Le Bischenberg (France).
  • the 3rd EUPLAN conference (September 21-23 2016) was held in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe (Germany).
  • the 4th EUPLAN conference was held September 19-21st 2018 in Bruges (Belgium).



With more than 200 attendants from leading basic research and clinical groups in Europe these meetings were very successful.

Upcoming EUPLAN Conference

The 5th EUPLAN conference will be held in Italy 2021 (organizers Mauro Torti and Marco Cattaneo).

Regarding future meetings, please follow this link