EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
12 05-2022

Patient involvement in Brain Health: Safeguarding the future of Brain Health for patients

2022-04-27T14:45:37+00:0012-05-2022|

In recent months, discussions on brain health have much focused on how to bring brain research and brain health on the European agenda. Patient organisations have also been very active in bringing their views to the discussion. However, we increasingly find that in relation to research in brain health and innovation, patient involvement has not [...]

26 03-2021

Event Report: “Patient Engagement in EU-Funded Brain Research Projects”

2021-11-05T12:42:23+00:0026-03-2021|News|

On 16 March 2021, on the occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2021, the European Brain Council, in partnership with the European Federation of Neurological Associations & GAMIAN-Europe, held an event on Patient Engagement in EU-Funded Brain Research Projects. The event aimed to shed light on the current state of patient engagement in EU-funded brain [...]

12 11-2020

Campaigning for a European Year for Mental Health

2021-08-09T12:15:06+00:0012-11-2020|News|

    In a meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, held on 10 November, representatives of mental health-related organisations and MEPs underlined the need and voiced their support for a dedicated European Year for Mental Health, to be instigated in the short term. Background to this event, organised by GAMIAN-Europe, is the general [...]

24 07-2020

EBC launches 2019 Annual Report

2020-07-24T12:48:07+00:0024-07-2020|News|

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.

5 12-2018

Launch of ‘Sustainable Approach To Depression’ policy report

2020-03-05T23:49:40+00:0005-12-2018|News|

Today, the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well-being and Brain Disorders (with co-hosting MEPs Tomas Zdechovsky and Nessa Childers), EBC, GAMIAN-Europe, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA), EUFAMI, the Expert Platform on Depression, Eurocarers, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), the UEMS – Sector of Psychiatry and the International Federation for Psychotherapy launch a joint policy paper on [...]

25 07-2017

The Value of Early Intervention in Brain, Mind and Pain Conditions event – 12 July 2017

2017-07-25T09:24:55+00:0025-07-2017|News|

On 12 July 2017, the meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain, and the Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders took place in the European Parliament (Brussels) in partnership with EBC. The event was hosted by MEPs Jana Žitňanská, Marian Harkin, Michał Boni and Marek Plura. The well-attended and [...]

17 02-2017

Joint Statement on Mental Health (13.02.17)

2017-02-17T11:36:00+00:0017-02-2017|News|

Mental health is everyone’s concern: A Joint statement by 17 European organisations, including EBC, released on Monday 13th February is calling for more action on Mental Health in Europe Our joint statement on mental health urges the EU and Member States to step up efforts to fully implement the Joint Action’s resulting Framework for Action [...]

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