The 2019 PROSEC Press Conference was held during the IDS in Cologne on March 13.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Wilfried Wagner reported on the current developments and activities around the PROSEC network. He explained why science and research led by PROSEC are important for establishing new quality standards and forming the bridge between science and clinical practice. Prof. Dr. Florian Beuer presented the core components of research funding, studies that received financial support from the new PROSEC Research Grant and a perspective of PROSEC’s international development. Dr. Michael Tholey emphasized the focus on successes and intensification of required interdisciplinary cooperation between the professionals involved. The event was moderated by Dr. Johannes Löw.