To advance the scope, applications and quality of minimally invasive surgery through support for translational research and critical appraisal of process, technique and technology used in MIS throughout Europe and globally.
To facilitate the delivery of MIS research carried out on behalf of the EAES
To promote the application of optimum research methodology to a diverse demographic including younger researchers
To promote dissemination of high quality MIS research across the membership including publication in Surgical Endoscopy
To encourage research collaboration within the EAES membership and with other appropriate societies