1st round of EBRA cluster selections announced

The first round of selection for EBRA Clusters, which ended in June 2019, confirms the first two clusters: EPI-Cluster and the Prevention of Severe Mental Disorders (PSMD) Cluster.

The primary objective the EPI-Cluster is to establish a collaborative framework for the coordinated actions of epilepsy research in Europe, while the PSMD Cluster is the first European research consortium that has been established to tackle the above limitations of knowledge and foster research for the prevention of […]


Event Report: EBRA Year 1

On 5 December 2019, the EBRA consortium hosted its first public event of the project, where members of the general public were invited to hear presentations on the first two selected clusters, the brain research landscape analysis and the project as a whole.

The event began with a welcome and introduction from Project Officer, Dr Tim Raemaekers (DG Research & Innovation, European Commission) and EBC President, Prof Monica Di Luca. Dr. Tim Raemakers explained that EBRA […]


Registration now open for the “EBRA – Year 1” Project Event

Registration is now open for the upcoming EBRA: Year 1 event to be held on 5 December 2019.

One year into the EU-funded EBRA (European Brain Research Area) project, the European Brain Council and partners Human Brain Project, JPND and ERA-NET NEURON, cordially invite you to the first project event on 5 December 2019.

The event will be held at the Fondation Universitaire, rue d’Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels – Room Cattier.

Learn more about the project, designed to […]


Save the Date: “EBRA – Year 1” Project Event

One year into the EU-funded EBRA (European Brain Research Area), the project will host its first event. Project Coordinators, European Brain Council, and partners Human Brain Project, JPND and ERA-NET NEURON cordially invite you to join us on 5 December 2019 to learn more about the project, designed to create a catalysing initiative for brain research stakeholders (researchers, clinicians, patients, governments, funders and public institutions) to streamline and better co-ordinate brain research across Europe while fostering global initiatives.

The […]


EBRA Cluster applications currently under evaluation

The cluster applications submitted on the first deadline of 1 June 2019 are now under evaluation, with decisions of acceptance to be announced in September 2019.

For further information on clusters and how to apply to become one during the next round of applications (deadline: 1 January 2020), please see the Call for Clusters section of the website.

If you have any questions, please contact the EBRA team at ebra@braincouncil.eu 


EBRA launches Call for Clusters
14th March 2019

Today marks the launch of the EBRA Call for Clusters, aimed to promote co-operation and exchange between brain research projects and networks, and thus enable or enhance international collaboration and the emergence of development of clusters in all areas of brain research, in line with EBRA’s aim to foster new, and extend existing, transnational research cooperation of European countries, and to support coordination of research efforts.

A cluster is understood as an association of research […]