EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
8 05-2024

EBC Launches 2023 Annual Report


Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to share with you the European Brain Council (EBC) Annual Report for 2023. It has been a monumental and jam-packed year for EBC. When reflecting on the highlights of the last 12 months, it was amazing to identify just how many there were. As the main voice speaking on [...]

2 05-2024

EBC at the 36th Global Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International


The 36th Global Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) took place in Kraków, Poland from 24-26 April 2024, with ADI member Polskie Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Osobom z Chorobą Alzheimera (Polish Alzheimer’s Association). Held under the overarching theme of "Dementia: Insights. Innovations. Inspirations.", the conference brought together more than 1000 delegates from over 100 countries to share [...]

29 04-2024

Submit an Abstract for 2024 Brain Innovation Days


Three years on, the 4th edition of the Brain Innovation Days will take place on 13-14 November 2024 in Brussels under the overarching theme Navigating the Brain Across a Lifetime. The main theme will revolve around 5 subthemes: Blossoming Brains: Early Brain Development; Building Brains: Schools and Workplaces; Timeless Brains: Nurturing Resilience, Embracing Change; [...]

9 04-2024

EBC at the 32nd European Congress of Psychiatry


The European Brain Council had the chance to attend the 32nd European Congress of Psychiatry which was held on 6-9 April 2024 in Budapest (Hungary). The Congress took place under the motto ‘Mental Health: Open and Inclusive!’. It highlighted three core aspects of modern psychiatry: Mental health as a broad dimension from mental health prevention and [...]

28 03-2024

EBC Launches ‘Rethinking Schizophrenia: Beyond the Voices’ Policy Report


The European Brain Council (EBC) is very pleased to launch the 'Rethinking Schizophrenia: Beyond the Voices' policy report, calling to improve the lives of people living with schizophrenia across Europe. It challenges the status quo and refreshes the European policy debate on people living with schizophrenia, recognises the essential role of social support and [...]

27 03-2024

EBC Brain Awareness Week 2024 Event Highlights


Official Aftermovie Full Event Recording “If you look at the cost [of brain disorders] to the health services, it is estimated to cost €800 billion a year. It’s the equivalent of cardiovascular, cancer, and diabetes all put together.” – MEP Colm Markey Host Member of the European Parliament, [...]

25 03-2024

Brain Health for Society Event Highlights


On January 25th, 2024, the European Brain Council, in partnership with Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Brain Capital Alliance, hosted a full-day event, Brain Health for Society: Insights from Brain Capital. Guided by Frédéric Destrebecq, Executive Director of the European Brain Council, this event included invited speakers and stakeholders and [...]

18 03-2024

Towards a Rare Brain Disease Ecosystem | Event highlights


On the occasion of Rare Disease Day, 29 February 2024, the European Brain Council (EBC) held the event Towards a Rare Brain Disease Ecosystem at the University Foundation, Brussels, to raise awareness on rare brain diseases and their societal impact. The event brought together researchers, clinicians, persons living with a rare brain disease and industry to [...]

7 03-2024

EBC Launches No Health Without Brain Health Campaign


EBC is pleased to fully kick off the No Health Without Brain Health campaign in the lead up to Brain Awareness Week 2024 and the upcoming EU Elections, aimed to increase public and policy awareness around brain health in Europe and beyond. Society is facing brain challenges like never before — improving the health [...]

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