European Diving Technology Committee (EDTC)
The EuropeanDiving Technology Committee (EDTC) came into being in March 1973 as a result ofan initiative taken by the United Kingdom’s Society for Underwater Technology(SUT). The Society felt that there was a need to promote good standards fordiving, to provide a means of improvement if appropriate, and to coordinate where possible, the different standards which existed around the world.
The Oxynet Website was set up in 1998 as a result of a large-scale multinational (European Commission funded) project by HBO specialists in Europe.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is an international, non-profit organization serving 2,000 members from more than 50 countries. The UHMS is the primary source of scientific information for diving and hyperbaric medicine physiology worldwide.