EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
9 06-2023

EBC responds to the European Commission’s communication on a ‘comprehensive approach to mental health’


The European Brain Council (EBC) and its member organisations, particularly those in the field of mental health, welcome the European Commission’s communication on a ‘comprehensive approach to mental health’ launched on Wednesday, 7 June 2023. “The European Brain Council (EBC) welcomes the European Commission’s new strategic approach to mental health,” comments EBC President, Prof. [...]

12 05-2023

Support Pledge for Science calling for the prioritisation of brain research & innovation in the EU


Brain disorders – neurological and mental alike – are widespread, highly disabling and often difficult to treat. Approximately 60% of the European population lives with a neurological condition. Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health problems already affected around 84 million people in the EU, amounting to [...]

2 05-2023

EBC Launches 2022 Annual Report


We are delighted to share with you the European Brain Council (EBC) Annual Report for 2022. This year was a key milestone for EBC, as it marked its 20th anniversary. Twenty years ago, EBC was the answer to the need for increased unity within the brain community, building a more connected network of key [...]

28 03-2023

Call for Abstracts and Early Bird Registration Open for the Brain Innovation Days


EBC is pleased to organise the third in-person Brain Innovation Days later this year, to be held in Brussels, Belgium on 26-27 October 2023. As last year, the 2023 event will take place over two full days, jam-packed with high-level brain innovation. The days will host a series of exciting sessions around the theme of The Brain [...]

23 03-2023

Event Report: Global Partnerships in Brain Research – Brain Awareness Week 2023


On 16 March 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC) held its annual Brain Awareness Week event, this time with a full-day programme focused around Global Partnerships in Brain Research, showcasing ongoing work to enable dialogue and foster further collaboration within the community. The event was a perfect opportunity for participants to learn from their [...]

14 03-2023

EBC & EFPIA launch RETHINKING Alzheimer’s disease White Paper


On the occasion of the Brain Awareness Week, the European Brain Council (EBC) and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) launch the RETHINKING Alzheimer's disease White Paper, calling for change in the detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. About Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of [...]

11 03-2023

Final programme of Global Partnerships in Brain Research event now available


Enhancing global collaboration in the domain of research and innovation is key for effectively addressing today’s societal challenges and improving the health and well-being of citizens. This is particularly true for brain disorders, including both neurological and mental conditions, which are widespread and highly disabling diseases that are often difficult to treat. It is [...]

10 03-2023

Final programme set for European Brain Foundation Fundraising Gala – join us there!


Get involved and lend your support to a good cause -join in celebrating the first fundraising initiative of the European Brain Foundation (EBF), fittingly held during Brain Awareness Week! The Fundraising Gala Dinner will take place on Thursday, 16 March 2023, in Brussels.  This special event will fall under the theme “Healthy Brains – [...]

9 03-2023

Look back at the BRAINTEASER Mid Term workshop


A European digital health project that develops new tools to help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis BRAINTEASER mid-term workshop took place on 28 February 2023 in the prestigious location of the University of Padua Botanical Garden, Italy and was attended by almost 80 participants. The organization of the event came at the [...]

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