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The European Brain Council Launches Statement on Animal Research


In the EU, it is estimated that 179 million Europeans are living with brain conditions, mental and neurological alike. The annual cost of all brain disorders is over € 800 billion per year. A recent European Citizens’ Initiative, ‘Save cruelty free cosmetics – Commit to a Europe without animal testing’ , calls for the ‘phasing out of the use [...]


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 dementia, is a progressive and [...]


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 crucial to explore how global [...]


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 – a key to future generations [...]


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 end of the first phase [...]


Registration and call for abstracts launched for the Brain Innovation Days


Registration is officially open for the Brain Innovation Days 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 in the 21st Century, including inspiring Brain Talks, Panel Discussions, How-To Sessions and countless matchmaking/networking opportunities. Attendees will also [...]


Final dates and theme announced for 2023 Brain Innovation Days


EBC is pleased to share the final dates for the upcoming 3rd edition of the Brain Innovation Days, taking place on 26-27 October 2023 in Brussels, Belgium under the theme The Brain in the 21st Century, centred around building resilience and better brain health for future generations and increasing our brains’ readiness to adapt to an ever-changing environment.Five sub-themes will inspire an exciting array of sessions [...]


EBC welcomes new Board and Executive Committee


The European Brain Council is pleased to announce that a new Board of Directors officially started its mandate at the end of 2022 and as of the first Board Meeting of 2023, held last week on 8 February, elected an Executive Committee to guide the work going forward. EBC is pleased to introduce you to our full Board here, [...]


Registration open for Brain Awareness Week event on Global Partnerships in Brain Research


Registration is officially open for the upcoming EBC Brain Awareness Week event on Global Partnerships in Brain Research, a continuation of a series of events and meeting held around the topic, most recently within the Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA. The full-day event will take place on 16 March 2023 in Brussels, [...]


EBC & EFPIA hold RETHINKING Alzheimer’s event ahead of policy paper launch


Every three seconds someone develops dementia and for most of these individuals this will be as a result of Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause. Alzheimer's is a relentless neurodegenerative condition which robs people of their memories, their independence, their relationships, and ultimately, their lives. On 24 January 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC), in collaboration with the European Federation of [...]

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