EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
4 05-2021

Event Report: EBC holds Policy Roundtable on Brain Health in Europe: Fostering Innovation, Improving Outcomes

2021-05-12T12:30:00+00:0004-05-2021|News|

A virtual policy roundtable hosted by the European Brain Council, MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho (EPP, Portugal) and MEP Tomislav Sokol (EPP, Croatia) 20 April 2021, 14:00-15:30 CET On 20 April 2021, the European Brain Council (EBC) held a virtual Roundtable to formally launch its Policy Roadmap ‘Brain Health in Europe: Fostering Innovation, Improving [...]

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 [...]

6 03-2019

EBC launches Election Manifesto for 2019 European Elections

2019-03-06T16:07:34+00:0006-03-2019|News|

The next European elections take place on 23-26 May 2019, when 350 million EU citizens will again have their chance to elect the 751 members of the European Parliament (EP). In light of these elections, EBC has joined many like-minded organizations in producing its own Election Manifesto, a call and reminder to MEPs, old and [...]

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 [...]

22 03-2018

BAW 2018 Event Report: “Expanding Brain Research in Europe: Education, Behaviour and Brain Development”

2020-11-13T15:04:23+00:0022-03-2018|News|

On 15 March 2018, EBC held its annual Brain Awareness Week event at the European Parliament (in Strasbourg, France) in partnership with FENS, EDAB, BBC, University of Strasbourg-Neuropole and the Bureau Grand Est. The event is designed for outreach to the general public and policymakers, to give an insight into the world of neuroscience and [...]

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 [...]

19 03-2017

Brain Awareness Week: Outreach Event, Strasbourg (16.03.17)

2017-03-19T14:26:40+00:0019-03-2017|News|

What is Brain Awareness Week? The global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research Brain Awareness Week unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every March. Partners organize creative and innovative activities in their communities to educate and excite [...]

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