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WAIOT is a not-for-profit organization.


Since the beginning the idea has been to create an open, free and universally accessible association with no membership fees.


Expenses are kept to a minimum, thanks to the time and dedication gifted by physicians and supporters and by using available technologies.


WAIOT accepts liberalities, grants and donations to support specific projects.


WAIOT may provide specific scientific, educational, logistical and organizational services, related to its mission, which may generate incomes.


Any income is used to fulfill the mission of WAIOT and the financial report is approved annually by the General Assembly.




WAIOT thanks the industrial partners that supports its initiatives and continuing activities.



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