Where: Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
Topic: Science and technology
Organiser: European Commission
The European Union (EU) invested heavily in brain research through its Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development. The period 2007-2012 saw an investment of almost EUR 2 billion, to fund 1.268 projects and 4.312 scientists.
The objectives of the conference are:
-to showcase and raise awareness about benefits, added value and impact of EU-supported research in the area of brain research and healthcare
-to define the next scientific challenges for brain research (in particular in the fields of understanding how the brain works, disease prevention, diagnosis and therapy of brain diseases, and industry-driven research).
The conference is targeted to all interested stakeholders: scientists, laypeople, industry and patient representatives, policymakers and media. It is open to the general public, free of charge, on a first-come-first-served basis.
Conference will be organised on Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 May 2013 in Dublin.