Members Organisations

The membership of the EBC consists of patient groups, scientific and professional organisations as well as industrial partners. As per its statutes, the EBC accepts as Full Members pan-European umbrella organisations with an interest in the brain. Any organisation that supports the aims of the EBC can apply to become an observer in order to contribute in an advisory capacity. Organisations or individuals that have contributed in an outstanding fashion to the aims of the EBC can also become honorary members.

Observers

French Brain Council

French Brain Council

French Brain Council

The French Brain Council  is a trans-disciplinary national non profit association founded in 2016 by the French societies of neurology, neurosciences and psychiatry as well as a college of patients associations. It aims at promoting brain research in France through dialogue between science, medicine and society, and at fostering efficiency and ethics in basic and clinical research on brain diseases.

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Spanish Brain Council

Spanish Brain Council

Spanish Brain Council

The Spanish Brain Council is a Federation of Associations whose objectives are improving the quality of life of people suffering from brain diseases, promoting clinical Research to combat brain diseases and their consequences, promoting better understanding of brain diseases in Spanish society through training, providing information and promoting formative and informative actions against the physical and social barriers that suffer the people who suffer some disease of the brain and reducing the physical and social barriers that affect people with brain afflictions.

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Portuguese Brain Council

Portuguese Brain Council

Portuguese Brain Council

The Portuguese Brain Council is a non-profit association, gathering six scientific societies and five patient associations, that aims to promote brain research, improve the quality of life of patients affected by brain disorders, advance the understanding of the human brain and stimulate translational research. Our recent initiatives aim to raise awareness amongst decision-makers and government officials about the need to invest into brain research and address the burden that mental and neurological diseases impose on society.

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Swedish Brain Foundation

Swedish Brain Foundation

The Swedish Brain Foundation was founded in 1994 and depends entirely on donations. We finance research, we inform the general public and we advocate to make change for the better. Our areas of engagement cover all parts of the brain and all diagnoses. We carry through our own and others’ engagement via different initiatives, cooperations and partnerships. Our goal is to save lives, fight the unhealthy brain and work for all the affected including their families.

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Belgian Brain Council

Belgian Brain Council

The Belgian Brain Council is a coordinating association of Belgian agencies for the brain and related diseases

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Norwegian Brain Council

Norwegian Brain Council

The Norwegian Brain Council has currently 58 member organisations; ranging from health professionals associations (including most medical professions working with brain disease and specialist nurses), patient´organizations and medical and scientific institutions and groups. The Norwegian Brain Council aims to promote prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of brain disease, to engage public interest in the brain and to promote research related to brain diseases and function. A main part of our work is dedicated to lobby work and to follow-up of the Norwegian Brain Strategy, launched in 2017. The current chair of the Board is Anette Storstein, MD PhD, and the CEO is Aud Kvalbein.

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Serbian Brain Council

Serbian Brain Council

The Serbian Brain Council or SrBC (president prof. Pavle R. Andjus) was established in 2015 and is a member of the European Brain Council (EBC) with observer status. Its goal is to serve as an umbrella non-profit organization to work with Serbian associations and institutions as well as with patient organizations in the field of neurology, psychiatry and neurosciences. SrBC was elected to delegate one of the two liaisons of the National Brain Councils to EBC. Among its members is its founder academician Vladimir Kostić, president of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts who was also elected as an EBC Ambassador.

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