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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
EBC provides feedback to European Commission on draft of first Horizon Europe Work Programme of the Health Cluster
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 EBC Newsletter for July 2020 can be accessed here.
The European Brain Council (EBC), as part of the EU Health Coalition, joins in expressing regret on the initial outcome of the European Council where health, research and innovation have been sacrificed in the overall budget negotiations. We are following the situation and continued discussions closely as the European Parliament, on 23 July, voted on [...]
The European Brain Council is glad to announce the release of its 2019 Annual Report, filled with content shedding light on projects, events and activities and further achievements of EBC, its members and its stakeholders. You can read and download the full report here.
The bi-annual Federation of European Neuroscience Society (FENS) Forum, the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, was held on 11-15 July 2020. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the FENS Forum was held entirely virtually, making it accessible from all over the world and giving access to all sessions, lectures, events and the exhibition hall [...]
The European Brain Council and beLean.net are pleased to announce that the application process is now open for the Breakout & Agora Sessions of the Brain Innovation Days, set to take place on 13-14 October 2020 in Brussels. You can now start your programme submissions here- the application deadline is 1 August 2020, 1:00 PM (CET). We encourage you to begin this [...]