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1901-2021

EBC launches statement on the impact of COVID-19 on brain health

19-01-2021|News|

Around one year ago to date, the first cases of the Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, were recorded to be spreading rapidly across countries in Asia and soon, Europe and the rest of the world. Since then, the world has been held at relative stand-still and the global population has been tested to its limits to adapt to "the [...]

1801-2021

Brain Innovation Days: Pitch Competition Finalists Announced

18-01-2021|News|

The Brain Innovation Days team is excited to announce the Pitch Competition Finalists of the first-ever Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition, to be held on 26 January at 12:30 - 14:30. The Pitch Competition will take place during the second Brain Innovation Days digital event, that falls under the theme "From Innovative Ideas to Creative Brain Interventions", drawing focus on [...]

801-2021

Registration for the 2nd Brain Innovation Days event open!

08-01-2021|News|

The European Brain Council and beLean.net are very pleased to announce that free registration is now open for the second Brain Innovation Days digital event to be held on 26 January 2021 at 12:30-14:30. After a successful digital launch on 13 October 2020 kicking off one full year of a packed brain innovation agenda under the overarching theme "Disrupt and rewire: How brain innovation [...]

1612-2020

Value of Treatment 2: working sessions report

16-12-2020|News|

The Value of Treatment (VOT) research project, initiated and coordinated by EBC, aims to identify treatment gaps and causing factors along the care pathway and propose solutions to address them; assess health gains and socio-economic impacts resulting from best practice healthcare interventions, in comparison with current care or no treatment. Furthermore, its objective is to converge evidence to policy. In [...]

1211-2020

Campaigning for a European Year for Mental Health

12-11-2020|News|

In a meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, held on 10 November, representatives of mental health-related organisations and MEPs underlined the need and voiced their support for a dedicated European Year for Mental Health, to be instigated in the short term. Background to this event, organised by GAMIAN-Europe, is the general and pressing need to ensure awareness – [...]

1310-2020

The Brain Innovation Days kick off today: a 1-year journey to discover the future of brain research

13-10-2020|News|

The Brain Innovation Days launch as an online event on 13 October 2020, which will be followed by a series of digital sessions and a physical event in 2021.  The European Brain Council and beLean.net launch the first ever Brain Innovation Days, set to launch virtually on 13 October 2020, kicking off one full year of a packed brain innovation agenda.    This lunchtime interactive session will fall under the [...]

910-2020

Event report: EBC Sessions at Digitalscience@UNGA75

09-10-2020|News|

The sciencedigital@UNGA75 series of virtual side events organised within the context of the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA75) was held from 24 September to 2 October 2020. The central theme of these activities was to advance awareness of the role and contribution of science and digital technologies to the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In [...]

910-2020

6th National Brain Councils Academia

09-10-2020|News|

On the 29th September 2020, the National Brain Councils active in the “Share4Brain” EU project (Erasmus+) organized a virtual session with the auspices of the European Brain Council. Monica di Luca, EBC President, talked about the challenges that the EU will face to combat the rapid expansion of brain diseases. Frédericq Destrebecq, EBC Executive Director, had the opportunity to [...]

110-2020

Registration now open for the Brain Innovation Days!

01-10-2020|News|

The time has come! Registration is now open for the digital launch of the Brain Innovation Days, to be held on 13 October 2020 at 12:30-14:30. This lunchtime interactive session will fall under the overarching theme, "Disrupt and rewire: how brain innovation is changing Europe" and will bring together key opinion leaders, researchers, regulators, policymakers, start-ups, innovators, clinicians and more. Speakers will explore and answer the question: why is brain innovation [...]

409-2020

EBC provides feedback to European Commission on draft of first Horizon Europe Work Programme of the Health Cluster

04-09-2020|News|

In August, the European Brain Council (EBC) was able to provide feedback and input to the European Commission on the draft of the “First Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022 of the Health Cluster”. An overarching first response to the draft Work Programme was composed, representing the views of the brain research community as a whole. The Horizon Europe Health cluster [...]

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