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General Information

The www.epiceproject.eu site  is a publication of the EPICE and SHIPS Projects, financed by the European Commission FP7 and H2020 programmes and  coordinated by the Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team, Center for Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité at the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale - Inserm), Maternité de Port-Royal, 53 avenue de l'observatoire, 75014 PARIS.

Publication Director: Jennifer Zeitlin, Principal investigator of EPICE and SHIPS projects.

Deputy Publication Director: Anna-Veera Seppänen, Project Manager

Webmaster assistant: Aurélie Piedvache

Project scientific committee (SC) comprises all beneficiaries to the EPICE and SHIPS projects: 

Jennifer Zeitlin, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Paris)

Elizabeth Draper, University of Leicester (Leicester)

Rolf Maier, Philipps Universitaet Marburg (Marburg)

Arno van Heijst, Stichting Katholieke Universiteit (Nijmegen)

Janusz Gadzinovski, Uniwersytet Medyczny Im Karola Marcinkowskiego W Poznaniu (Poznan)

Jo Leeber, Universiteit Antwerpen (Antwerpen) 

Henrique Barros, Universidade do Porto (Porto)

Pernille Pedersen, Region Hovedstaden (Hillerod)

Ulrika Adén, Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm)

Heili Varendi, Tartu Ulikool (Tartu)

Marina Cuttini, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu (Rome)

Stavros Petrou, The University Of Warwick (Coventry)

Silke Mader, Foundation For The Care Of Newborn Infants (Munchen)

Hosting: Amen 

Site Use

The use of the site is limited to personal use.
Access to the site can be interrupted at any time and without prior notice, in particular in case of force majeure circumstances, of maintenance or if the project SC decides to suspend or stop the supply of this service. Obligation to supply this service is therefore limited to an obligation of means.

The project SC endeavors to ensure, to the best of its ability, the correctness and updating of the published information at the time of its on-line publication on the site. However, under no circumstances will the project SC guarantee the correctness, exactness or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the site. The information present on the site is non-contractual and may be modified at any time.
The site is governed by French law. Foreign users officially accept the application of French Law when visiting this site and using all or part of the functionalities of the site.

Intellectual Property

The contents and texts, including press releases, videos, images and activities appearing or made available on the site, are protected by rights of intellectual property and are the exclusive property of the EPICE and SHIPS projects. The user therefore agrees not to copy, translate, reproduce, sell, publish, exploit or disseminate the content of this site, which is protected by rights of intellectual property, without prior authorization in writing.
Except in certain instances, the trademarks and logos present on the site are the property of the project SC. Unless prior written authorization has been obtained, the internet user agrees not to use them.
However, the project SC grants the internet user the right to reproduce all or part of the site content, in the form of one copy to be saved as an electronic document or printed on paper. This right is granted for strictly personal, private and non-collective use only.

Private Life

The project SC agrees not to divulge to third parties any information it receives from internet users. Such information is confidential and will only be used for the needs of the department concerned.
The site meets the requirements of the regulations on data processing and liberties as defined by Law n°78-17 and its amendments. The internet user has the right to access, modify, correct and delete any of his/her personal data collected when visiting the site, in accordance with French law. The internet user can exercise such rights with:

Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team

Center for Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité


Maternité de Port-Royal

53 avenue de l'observatoire

75014 PARIS

Tel : 01 42 34 55 77, Fax : 01 43 26 89 79


The site may contain links to partner or third-party sites. Having no means of controlling such sites, the project SC can offer no guaranties that these sites will respect currently applied laws and regulations.

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The project SC does not sell any advertising space in its reviews. 


The project SC reserves the right to modify, without prior notice, the present general terms of use of the www.epiceproject.eu site.