About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To the membership pages

ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda

Neuroscience Applied

Call for submissions!

We are pleased to offer a 25% discount off the Article Publishing Charge (APC) to those who submit their article by 31 December 2022.

Neuroscience Applied is ECNP’s fully open-access scientific journal, targeting the intersection between neuroscience, applications and new treatment horizons.

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PRIME: Symposium at the 35th ECNP Congress 2022

This EU project will host in-person and online the Symposium S12 ‘The role of insulin in the comorbidity between neuropsychiatric and somatic disorders’ at the 35th ECNP Congress on Monday 17 October 2022. Join this Session and register today!

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Workshop on nutritional psychiatry

This Workshop, organised by the ECNP Nutrition Network, will bring together the most knowledgeable experts in the field to have a “state of the art” view of regarding the links between diet and mental and brain health. It will take place on 19 October 2022 at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV).

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Join the ECNP Seminar Virtual 2022

The next Seminar will take place on 1-2 December. Early Career Scientists that are residents of an European Country with a Developing Economy (CDE) are invited to apply by 25 October.

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EBRA Final Conference & Brain Innovation Days

Registration is open for two major EBC events: the Final Conference of the European Brain Research Area (EBRA) and the Brain Innovation Days, taking place on 11-12 October in Brussels. The meetings will discuss the future of brain research in Europe and the cutting-edge brain innovation generated.

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Ukraine crisis

Refugee and mental health — interview with Peter Ventevogel

Peter Ventevogel is the UNHCR’s Senior Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Officer. One of his tasks is to ensure that health care for refugees includes a decent amount of mental health care – that refugees can access mental health services when they need, within the health system.

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ECNP Congress is Europe's global event dedicated to innovation in the treatment of brain disorders!