Our Mission

The OpenHeart Project is an open-source online research project which aims to improve research practices and outcomes within the field of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) through the implementation of an online research platform. Ultimately we hope to improve outcomes and quality of life for heart failure patients around the globe.


Ways to improve research Practice:

  • Large-scale collaborative research
  • Improved reproducibility practices
  • Improved study designs and standards
  • Better education and training

Key Objectives

Promote improved collaboration with the field of MCS

Leverage existing resources through open-data sharing

Improve education and training of students and emerging researchers

Key Entities


Find definitions for most common terms within the field of mechanical circulatory support


Upload and share your research with the OpenHeart community


Connect with other OpenHeart members to build your network