6th Meeting of the Academy of National Brain Councils

by | Oct 2, 2020 | Project news

Press Release

On the 29th of September 2020 in Athens, Greece was held the 6th Meeting of the Academy of National Brain Councils.

Delegates from several European countries met virtually in the framework of the Share4Brain project for the 6th Academy Meeting of National Brain Councils (NBCs) in order to present their current activities, to exchange views on the development of National Brain Plans and on EBC’s advocacy of Horizon Europe and announce the launch of the Hellenic Brain Council.

Tomas ZdechovskyTomas Zdechovsky, MEP (EPP, Czech Republic) opened the meeting with a brief statement. Monica Di Luca, EBC President talked about Research.
Funding in Europe: The European Brain Council’s actions and strategy.
Christina Dalla from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece presented the launching of the Hellenic Brain Council.
Fokion Dimitriadis discussed the topic of the National Brain Councils and the Patients’ Voice.
Pavle Andjus from the Serbian Brain Council, Belgrade presented the topic NBCs and Erasmus+
Frédéric Destrebecq, EBC Executive Director discussed the EBC’s Advocacy &Projects: working for & with National Brain Councils.

All NBCs were encouraged to contact their governments and highlight the importance of assigning the highest priority to brain research

The closing statement was made by MEP Tomislav Sokol.
The session was moderated by Roland Pochet, Belgian Brain Council, Brussels.
The event can be viewed via the following link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qzRTNXaybU