HERNIA2021 Organizing Committee, with the kind support of Medtronic would like to use the opportunity of the HERNIA2021 Congress to highlight and support the work of charities working within the areas of hernia and abdominal wall repair surgery and education. 

Please read on to learn more about this initiative and how you can support the initiative as a participant. 


Highlight the work of two selected charitable organizations working in the field of hernia surgery and research.

Raise funds and awareness for their work.


Generate interest and new connections that help further these two charities. 

How does the initiative work?

HERNIA 2021 is partnering with Medtronic, Hernia International and Operation Hernia to make a lasting impact beyond the congress.

Medtronic is supporting the initiative with the following fundraising items that you can purchase together with your registration.

100% (after VAT) of the proceeds will go to two selected projects by Hernia International and Operation Hernia.

Both charities have prepared a project that can become reality with your support. You can learn more about these two projects by clicking on the links below, or at the Congress by visiting the Medtronic stand. 

The projects

Here is how you can support.

You can purchase the following items via registration platform or onsite and show your support to the cause. 100% (after VAT) of the proceeds from the sale of these items will go to the two charities and their nominated projects.

HERNIA 2021 Bottle - 20 EUR

Hernia Hero Lapel Pin - 10 EUR

Hernia Hero Socks - 15 EUR

You will be able to pick up these items on-site at the HERNIA 2021 Registration and Information desk.