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EBC launches Election Manifesto for 2024 European Elections


As you know, 2024 will be a pivotal year for brain health, research, and innovation - at both the European and international level. One major milestone is coming soon: European elections will take place on June 6-9 2024. In anticipation, EBC, together with its nine member organisations, is pleased to release its 2024 Elections Manifesto, to help guide policymakers better understand the [...]


‘Our Brains, Our Future’ in the Senate of Spain | Event Report


On 28 November 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC), in partnership with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Spanish Brain Council, held the event “Our Brains, Our Future: The Value of Brain Research – from Basic to Clinical – to Improve Patient Outcomes in Europe” in the Senate of Spain, Madrid, under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency [...]


Event Report: Roundtable on Good Off-Label Use Practices (GOLUP) held in the European Parliament


On 14 November 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC) held a meeting in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss ‘Good off-label use practices: Where are we? What next?’, hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos (EPP, Greece). The meeting touched upon both off-label use and repurposing. Off-label use is the practice of using a medicine or a medical device outside [...]


CSA BrainHealth in Preparation of a European Partnership on Brain Health kicks off in Bonn


The European Brain Council (EBC) joins members of the ERA-NET NEURON and JPND (namely DLR - German Aerospace Center, the French National Research Agency - ANR, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research - Inserm) and EBRAINS in partnership within the EU-funded Coordination & Support Action (CSA) BrainHealth, officially launched on 1 November 2023. The two-year CSA [...]


Registration closed for meeting on the Good Off-Label Use Practices (GOLUP) in the European Parliament


The European Brain Council (EBC) with support from the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) will organise a breakfast meeting with the topic: ''Good off-label use practices: Where are we? What next?'' in the European Parliament on November 14th from 08:00-09:30 CET . The event is hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos (EPP, Greece). Good off-label use practices are often [...]


Registration launches for EBC-Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union event, “Our Brains, Our Future”


In the framework of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Brain Council (EBC) looks forward to organising the event "Our Brains, Our Future: The Value of Brain Research - From Basic to Clinical - to Improve Patient Outcomes in Europe", in partnership with the Spanish Brain Council and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), hosted in the Senate of Spain on 28 November 2023 in Madrid. [...]


Rethinking Schizophrenia Project Launched at the Brain Innovation Days


The European Brain Council (EBC) is very pleased to announce the start of the Rethinking Schizophrenia project, launched at the Brain Innovation Days, organised by EBC, which took place on 26-27 October 2023 in Brussels. During the third edition of the event, participants had the opportunity to explore the Rethinking Schizophrenia poster exhibition, featuring portraits and quotes of people [...]


Last chance to join the Brain Innovation Days!


EBC's flagship event, the Brain Innovation Days, will take place later this week - to be held at The Egg in Brussels, Belgium on 26-27 October 2023. The concept of the Brain Innovation Days – led by the European Brain Council – comes from within both the scientific and business communities, fusing together to showcase the potentials within the [...]


Defeating Dementia Conference | Event highlights


EBC was honoured to be part of the Defeating Dementia Conference, bringing together leading experts in dementia, which took place on 2 October 2023 in The Hague. The event was organised by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of The Netherlands in collaboration with the World Dementia Council. Representatives from G20 governments, international institutions, and a number of international [...]


All in One Brain: a discussion on Mental Health


On the occasion of World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2023, MEP Dr. Kympouropoulos hosted in the European Parliament the conference entitled "All in one brain: a discussion on mental health", with the participation of the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Ms Stella Kyriakides and the Deputy Minister of Health and psychiatrist Dr. Dimitris Vartzopoulos.  Frédéric Destrebecq, [...]

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