The European Brain Council and the EBRAINS Research Infrastructure held the first European Brain Summit on 12th October 2021 in Brussels  (Area 42 – Rue des Palais 46, Brussels 1030, Belgium) from 13:30 to 22:00, in conjunction with the Brain Innovation Days and Human Brain Project Summit.

This was a unique opportunity to explore the challenge of understanding the brain and the role that Europe should continue to play in this endeavour. High-level speakers and experts presented their vision of the future of European brain health research in the context of the European Health Union. New innovative solutions and technological advancements were highlighted.

Our objective was to create a genuine momentum for scientific breakthroughs and policy advancement to the benefit of European citizens.

This unique meeting explored ways of advancing brain research through scientific collaborations, digital innovation, data management and patient centricity. 

Leading researchers and policy makers presented their vision of the future of European brain research. They were joined by a total of 550 registered participants, with almost 200 meeting on-site and a majority following the live stream from across Europe and beyond. Relive the event and have a look at the photo gallery below!