Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science made May 2013 the European Month of the Brain (EMoB).
Events and activities took place across Europe to increase the profile of all brain diseases and to contribute to the development of plans addressing these extremely important socieal challenges.
Two key events were organised by the EC during the European Month of the Brain 2013:
1. A conference to showcase European projects in the field and outline future scientific challenges titled: European brain research. Successes and New Challenges – Brussels, 14 May 2013.
The report of the Brussels conference is now available.
2. A conference on European foresight policy for brain research and healthcare organised under the Irish EU Presidency and titled: Healthy brain: healthy Europe. A new horizon for brain research and health care – Dublin 27-28 May 2013.
The report of the Dublin conference is also available.
More information on the EMoB can be found here.
Mrs. Eveline Sipido is Liaison Officer to the EFNS and the EBC and works at the branch Office of the EFNS in Florence, Italy