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24 04-2020

COVID on campus: Will R&D ecosystems survive? – 22nd April 2020

2020-04-24T13:39:37+00:0024-04-2020|News|

The public webcast “COVID on campus: Will R&D ecosystems survive?”, organized by Science|Business, was held on Wednesday 22nd April 2020. This online meeting assessed the disruption brought by the Covid-19 crisis on public and private organizations involved in research and innovation and explored solutions for addressing the impact on R&D systems. First to speak was [...]

23 04-2020

Brain-related COVID-19 surveys and resources

2020-05-20T08:16:30+00:0023-04-2020|News|

During this time of COVID-19, organisations across Europe and the world are working hard to better understand the virus and how it impacts not only society as a whole but the more at-risk groups such as those living with chronic conditions. EBC invites everyone to please have a look through the various ongoing consultations as [...]

15 04-2020

EFNA publishes message from those living with neurological disorders during COVID-19 outbreak

2020-04-15T11:17:10+00:0015-04-2020|News|

EFNA has published a message from those living with neurological disorders who may be directly at increased risk from COVID-19, including through disruptions in their healthcare provision. In the statement, EFNA explores three challenges to face this situation without neglecting patients with brain disorders: ensuring equitable access to treatments, services and supports, reinvigorating neuroscience [...]

6 04-2020

EBC supports Alzheimer Europe’s position on the issue of triage of patients in the context of access to intensive care services during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-06T12:11:04+00:0006-04-2020|News|

EBC has endorsed the Alzheimer Europe's calling for caution and sound ethical principles in the current triage guidelines, which would exclude people with dementia from life-saving access to ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alzheimer Europe emphasises its commitment to a human rights based approach to dementia and its firm belief that after diagnosis, people with [...]

27 03-2020

Deadlines for Horizon 2020 calls extended until June 2020 due to COVID-19

2020-03-27T14:41:05+00:0027-03-2020|News|

Update: Due to the Covid-19 crisis and overwhelming requests from the community calling for deadline lenience, the European Commission announced that the deadline for the Horizon 2020 health-related calls has been postponed. SC1-2020 is postponed to 4 June 2020 and, in addition, the deadlines of H2020-SC1-DTH-2020 and H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2020 will be also extended to 18 June [...]

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