EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
24 08-2022

One week left to shape the programme of the Brain Innovation Days!


The Brain Innovation Days bring the brain ecosystem together to foster dialogue, exchange knowledge, accelerate investment in research & innovation and facilitate business development.  This year’s Brain Innovation Days event, to be held on 11-12 October 2022 in Brussels, will centre around “Connecting Brains”; bringing together the current and future generations of brain research and innovation.  Abstract submission [...]

2 08-2022

Sir Colin Blakemore (1944-2022): A Tribute


Neuroscientist, outstanding science communicator, advocate of animal rights, rationality and openness. The Observer described Blakemore as one of the UK's most influential scientists and a determined and courageous opponent of the violence of the animal rights movement. Colin, despite threats to himself and his family, including a parcel bomb opened by his children [...]

13 07-2022

Event Report: EBC at FENS Forum 2022


EBC was pleased to be back to another in-person congress last week, attending the FENS Forum on 9-13 July in Paris, France. EBC had a series of events throughout the five days, including a permanent stand in the Exhibition Hall, which brought a lot of interest and saw many EBC materials and giveaways distributed to [...]

23 06-2022

Preparing Europe for Novel Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies: PAREA officially launched on 23 June 2022


The Psychedelic Access and Research European Alliance – PAREA was officially launched today at a virtual event. Keynote Address was delivered by Dr Thomas Insel, former Director of the US National Institute of Mental Health (2002 – 2015). Other speakers included representatives from the European Parliament, European Commission, European Medicines Agency, patients and organizations representing [...]

16 06-2022

Season 2 of Brain Talks podcast launched


Brain Talks is a podcast produced by the Brain Innovation Days — a key EBC project — featuring key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain ecosystem, discussing the latest breakthroughs, ongoing research and other exciting topics related to brain innovation. The first season was launched in 2021, with brilliant speakers from the [...]

9 06-2022

The European Brain Council launches “Migraine, my brain” campaign to rethink migraine care


On the occasion of Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, the European Brain Council launches "Migraine, my brain" campaign to highlight the need to rethink migraine care. The campaign falls under  "RETHINKING Migraine in times of COVID-19", a research-driven project offering tangible policy changes to improve the lives of people living with migraine across Europe. [...]

29 05-2022

Neurological disorders become a major global health priority


Supporting the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders The members of the OneNeurology partnership celebrate a major milestone for all those affected by neurological disorders today, with the adoption of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders, announced at last week’s 75th World Health Assembly. We fully [...]

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