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

New ECNP Podcast

Psychedelic research: the what, why and how

In this new podcast, Ilse Graat interviews Kim Kuypers on her career path towards psychedelic research.

Listen here

To the ECNP Podcasts series


New PsychX free online talk

On Monday 6 February at 16.30 CET, Paul Appelbaum will talk about ‘Assessing decisional capacity in psychiatric patients’. Join online for free!

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AIMS-2-TRIALS — 3rd annual newsletter is out

Many interesting topics in this newsletter: recognising faces: microstates; measuring brain activity may help tailor support for autistic people; infants’ brain activity when seeing faces is written in their DNA; an much more...

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ECNP Lifetime Achievement Award: call for nominations

This award celebrates outstanding career-long contributions to building the field of applied and translational neuroscience. Nominate a candidate by 15 February 2023.

Nominate here

ECNP Rising Star Award: call for nominations

This award honours up to three Early Career Scientists annually whose research in applied and translational neuroscience has the potential to advance the science, treatment and prevention of the brain. Nominate a candidate by 15 February 2023.

How to nominate

Join the meeting virtually

ECNP New Frontiers Meeting 2023: Psychedelics, 19-20 March, Nice, France

All scientists, industry leaders, patient representatives and regulators can register to join the meeting virtually.

Register by 8 March 2023.

How to register

Scalable interventions to address mental health

Watch the video with Ken Carswell, Switzerland. It also includes a clinical case presentation with Galyna Naumenko, Ukraine, followed by an expert panel discussion. This meeting was organised by the ECNP Traumatic Stress Network.