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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 [...]


Tickets now available for the European Brain Foundation Fundraising Gala Dinner


You are warmly invited to attend the European Brain Foundation (EBF)'s first Fundraising Gala Dinner, which will take place in Brussels on 16 March 2023, during Brain Awareness Week.  The recently-formed European Brain Foundation — an independent multidisciplinary and multistakeholder charity whose founding members represent leading European neurological, neurosurgical, and psychiatric clinical societies as well as neuroscience research and patient [...]


Save the Date launches for European Brain Foundation Fundraising Gala Dinner


The European Brain Foundation (EBF) invites you to Save the Date for its first Fundraising Gala Dinner, which will take place in Brussels during the Brain Awareness Week on 16 March 2023.  The Gala Dinner will fall under the theme “Healthy Brains – a key to future generations in Europe”. A nod to the EBF’s core mission and goal to serve society [...]


Registration now open for the launch event of the RETHINKING Alzheimer’s disease White Paper


Registration is now open for the launch event of the RETHINKING Alzheimer's disease White Paper, taking place virtually on 24 January 2023 at 12:30 – 14:00. The European Brain Council (EBC), in collaboration with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), will present its White Paper “RETHINKING Alzheimer’s disease: Detection and diagnosis“. This paper is the first of EBC’s “RETHINKING [...]


European Commission publishes Health at a Glance 2022 report


05 December 2022 The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have published Health at a Glance: Europe 2022, as part of their ongoing series which assesses EU Member States’ health systems. This year’s edition examines key challenges European countries need to overcome to develop stronger, more resilient health systems following the COVID 19 pandemic. The [...]


European Commission adopts EU Global Health Strategy


30 November 2022 The European Commission has adopted a new EU Global Health Strategy which aims at improving global health security and defining the role and responsibility of the EU in tackling key global challenges and health inequalities. The strategy positions global health as an essential pillar of EU external policy and as an external dimension of the European [...]


EBC attends European Health Summit


Friends of Europe – European Health Summit: Reimagining health systems: green, agile and citizen-centred 29 November 2022 The summit looked at how the innovative thinking triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic to overcome unexpected challenges could be maintained to address future challenges and changes. The summit looked at three key shifts: the changing role of citizens in health; health and the [...]

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